Newt’s War Against Corruption

February 23rd, 2023 3:34 PM

WASHINGTON -- Politicians are rarely competent writers. In fact, they are rarely writers. That is why they have speechwriters. John F. Kennedy was supposed to be a great writer. He actually won the Pulitzer Prize for his book “Profiles in Courage,” though Ted Sorensen wrote the book. Sorensen was one of his speechwriters, of course.

NY Times Op-Ed: 'Chappaquiddick' Engages in 'Character Assassination'

April 8th, 2018 9:09 PM
In a Friday New York Times op-ed, Neal Gabler, merely described as "writing a biography of Edward Kennedy" to feign neutrality, expressed alarm that "the despicable Kennedy" seen in Chappaquiddick "will eradicate the honorable if flawed real one." Anyone who knows the history, dramatically retold in the movie I saw, can only hope that the actually despicable Massachusetts senator accurately…

Morning Joe's Lib-Heavy Lineup

May 20th, 2008 11:35 AM
Doesn't Mika Brzezinski have any Republicans in her Rolodex? With Joe Scarborough home in Florida awaiting the birth of a baby, Mika has been filling in as anchor, and I sense doing much of the show's booking [mention is often made of her work in that regard]. Today's guest lineup consisted of six Dems/liberals versus a sole Republican, brought in almost at show's end.Here's the list, in order…