Bachmann's in second, and gaining rapidly.Michele Bachmann is in second place to Mitt Romney in a new national Gallup poll.Bachmann trails Romney 27-18, and she's gaining on him rapidly. But the Bachmann campaign shouldn't start celebrating just yet. In a separate piece of the poll, when G ... More >>
Image from WikimediaFerrets: some people go to jail for themScott DeMuth, the Minneapolis man accused of breaking into a ferret farm in Howard Lake, Minnesota, in 2006 and setting the little weasel-like animals free, pleaded guilty late yesterday. In return, the 23-year-old DeMuth, a member of t ... More >>
The Lowes enlist celebritieslike Brett Favreat a hefty price
It wasn't that long ago that Sarah Palin told us Hollywood entertainers have "a long way to go in understanding what the rest of America understands." Maybe. But one thing movie stars do understand is that you should save your paid celebrity endorsements for the Japanese market.Not so the former ... More >>
The congresswoman takes top honors for her "sheer tonnage of wingnuttery," says Rudy Giuliani's former speechwriter.
Why aren't there herds of elephants out and about this Election Day?
The Wizard of Odds: Iowa begins the road to the Republican National Convention in St. Paul
This Rudy Giuliani parody ad is genius:
Election Leftovers 2006: outtakes from an evening of politico galas
Indiana turns 157 miles of highways over to a Spanish-Australian consortium, Vitruvian Man gets clipped for Da Vinci Code promo materials, McDonald's hamburger recipes, Jerry Falwell on Rudy Giuliani, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
"Listen," a friend of ours said recently, "Rudy Giuliani is an utterly authoritarian personality, but he's just too weird for the Republicans. When he split up with his wife and moved out of the mansion, he was staying in midtown for a while in the home of a couple of gay guys. You think these Rep ... More >>
The film junketeer's absurd travels have nothing on the screwy Road Trip
Framed, penned, screened, danced, sung, shot, delivered: City Pages lauds the artistic creations of 1999
Even in the Giuliani era, the New York Film Festival brings the beautiful and the blasphemous to American shores
A recent Supreme Court decision upholding tight Minnesota rules on cross-party endorsements quashed the possibility of third parties playing a balance-of-power role in most states. Thus, the only hope for a renewal of progressive electoral politics is for
The electorate: Round and round it goes,
"I yelled at them, 'What you're doing is against the law.' I didn't call anybody no names. I knew better than that..."
Faith & Loathing: On the Campaign Trail With Paul Wellstone