Great moments in LinkedIn

On posts celebrating the ascendency of powerful female politicians, some LinkedIn users are commenting that Kamala Harris is a prostitute who “advanced her career on her back.” Classy.

I’m grumpy

I'm grumpy about the local Seattle media's self-serving Web 2.0 / blogosphere circular hand-tugs. I'm grumpy about obvious toot-your-own-horn tweets on Twitter. (Hint: If I'm interested in your blog, it'll be in my RSS reader. Tweeting that you just wrote a blog post is inane.) I'm grumpy about how the main stream media writes about … Continue reading I’m grumpy

Susan Hutchison: Know-Nothing for King County Exec

BlatherWatch questions Susan Hutchison's temperament for public office. It's a must-read for King County residents. Money quote: Hutchison, 55, looks good on paper and great in front of a mirror or a teevee camera, but substantively, and temperamentally, we found her, er, wanting. She couldn't answer policy questions, and wouldn't answer fundamental political questions, like … Continue reading Susan Hutchison: Know-Nothing for King County Exec

The Bush Administration “Kept us Safe”

Steve Benen takes a sledgehammer to the Right's "Bush kept us safe" arguments: A TWIST OF THE 'KEPT US SAFE' ARGUMENT.... As the Bush/Cheney administration was poised to end, and there were an abundance of pieces reflecting on the Bush era, the most common defense tended to be that Bush "kept us safe." I've never … Continue reading The Bush Administration “Kept us Safe”

Voting today

I woke up with a sore throat, but my wife and I voted anyway at 7 am. There were long lines. People were excited. I'm so disappointed in the conservative "centrist" malarkey opinions on television these days. The MSM is dying, and the MSM on television (broadcast or otherwise) is dead. Long live the blogosphere. … Continue reading Voting today