As evidenced by this Dana Milbank video on the Washington Post website, capitol reporters seem to have a more charitable view of Budget Director Peter Orszag’s curious sex appeal than toupee titan Joseph Paris did when he was quoted in this week’s Observer.
“He looks ridiculous!” Mr. Paris cried, when Read More
Dana Milbank of the Washington Post is referring to it as likely "the oddest news conference of the election season."
Yesterday Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee unveiled to a room full of local and national reporters his campaign’s new ad attacking Mitt Romney, which Mr. Huckabee then noted he would not be airing Read More
Dana Milbank has some fun decoding Chuck Schumer’s plan to win back the Senate:
To judge from Schumer’s presentation, the Democrats will achieve this extraordinary triumph by employing an extended series of mixed metaphors. Schumer himself may have set a record in that department yesterday as he painted the electoral landscape:
“This Read More
Washington Post Style reporter Mark Leibovich learned the dangers of jumping to the rival New York Times this week. On Wednesday, a day after the news broke that Leibovich woudl be ankling the Post for the Times‘ Washington bureau, a newsroom prankster affixed a sign on the back of Leibovich’s shirt reading “Traitor.” Read More
In pre-computer times, when reporters smoked cigarettes and drank whiskey in public, the night city editor on the Chicago Daily News was Bill Mooney, a man who could type faster with one finger than anyone else in the place could with 10. One evening, when the news was slow and the teletype machines were hardly Read More