James Carville and Mary Matalin, America’s favorite bipartisan power couple, are leaving CNN, Fishbowl DC reported this morning. Mr. Carville and Ms. Matalin were co-hosts of CNN’s Crossfire until 2005 and have been contributors to the network since.
“I was told that they wanted the contributors to be more available — essentially, closer to Washington,” Ragin’ Cajun Mr. Carville told Politico, noting that it was the network’s decision. ”I’m not always available, I don’t live there.” The couple primarily resides in New Orleans.
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In 1975, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, widowed for the second time, was confronting the long and desolate road of leisure that unfurled bleakly before her. She decided to dabble in work. According to a recently published history, Jackie as Editor, by Greg Lawrence, a friend in the publishing business told her she might be able to Read More
One Woman's Opinion
Mark Green, Observer columnist and former Air America president, has started a weekly talk show on 77 WABC radio featuring Arianna Huffington and Mary Matalin.
The show is called Both Sides Now and the idea is for the two idealogically opposed, though very respectful, women to have it out on different issues and Mr. Read More
Sarah Palin is a living, breathing Rorschach test. It doesn’t really matter what she says or does: Her fans and critics will see whatever they want to see.
So when she suddenly quit as Alaska’s governor on Friday, the analyses about what it all meant were decisive, predictable and mostly wrong. Read More
Jerome Corsi, author of the 2004 Anti-John Kerry book Unfit for Command, has taken a lot of heat for his latest effort, a grouchy little volume called The Obama Nation that puts forth the notion that Barack Obama might be and probably is a drug addicted Muslim-lover. So far, Simon & Schuster, the company that Read More
Deal Hudson, the self-described "theocon" who served as chairman of the RNC’s 2004 Catholic Outreach initiative before a sex scandal involving one of his students at Fordham University forced him to resign, has written a book called Onwards, Christian Soldiers. The book is coming out in March from Threshold Editions, the conservative imprint of Simon Read More
For the love of God, please stop enabling them.
“Only 39 days until the Iowa caucuses,” Tim Russert gravely intoned over the dramatic John Williams “Meet the Press” score. “The Democratic race: too close to call. The Republican race: too close to call. Which issues, policies, strategies will resonate?”
If Mr. Russert really wanted a Read More
It was summer 1996, and the writer George Plimpton was sitting opposite Bill Clinton on Air Force 1 en route to the Olympic Games in Atlanta. Mr. Plimpton, who was on assignment for Sports Illustrated , asked the President to pick an Olympic event in which he could envision competing.
“He answered the decathlon,” Mr. Read More