The Wee Hours
Outside the French ambassador’s home the people of Washington, D.C., mobbed John Legend as if the city had never before seen a star. David Arquette walked out of the gates and met bunches of fans clutching outdated head shots and fresh sharpies. David Byrne emerged, and a man broke into a sprint, holding in his Read More
“I’ve never seen Obama in the flesh, but I’ve watched everything he’s ever done,” said Dominic West, who played Jimmy McNulty on The Wire-”and I’m even more in worship of him than I was before.”
It was after 11 p.m. on Saturday, May 1, in the foyer of the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C., where Read More
Shortly before taking the podium at the 2009 Matrix Awards ceremony honoring women in communications at the Waldorf Astoria on Monday, April 27, event emcee Meredith Vieira of NBC’s Today was explaining to the Daily Transom what female news anchors have over their male counterparts.
“You can’t totally stereotype it,” Ms. Vieira began, as if Read More
ALBANY—David Paterson appeared on CNN this afternoon to talk about—well, it wasn't clear.
Ostensibly, the appearance was about his efforts to Of. Turmoil. Read More
Jimmy Carter is still on his book tour, and still hinting at support for Barack Obama without saying it directly.
In an interview with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer taped for The Situation Room, Carter said that if superdelegates overturn what is nearly certain to be a majority of pledged delegates at Read More
Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama got their digs in, but both candidates took pains on Thursday night not to appear hostile or mean-spirited in what was their only one-on-one encounter before Super Tuesday.
Instead, the two surviving Democratic contenders spent close to two hours—the debate at the Kodak Theatre wrapped up a few minutes earlier Read More
As soon as last Thursday’s 128-minute Democratic presidential debate concluded, CNN called on two analysts—part of what the cable channel has dubiously and incessantly branded “the best political team on television”—to interpret what had just transpired for the several million viewers at home.
Not surprisingly, James Carville, one of Bill and Hillary’s closest friends, and Read More
In sharp contrast to the Clinton campaign, which is showering Wolf Blitzer with praise this morning for his performance moderating last night’s debate, David Axelrod, Barack Obama’s senior advisor, thinks he failed to ask the hard questions.
“I thought it was odd that the moderator didn’t follow up,” Axelrod said.
Referring to Blitzer’s decision Read More
LAS VEGAS—Tonight, Hillary Clinton hit back.
After weeks of withering attacks by her Democratic rivals, political missteps by her own campaign and a seeming inability to give a straight answer on the hot-button issue of driver’s licenses for illegal immigrants, Ms. Clinton took the platform at a debate at the University of Nevada in Las Read More
The sparring between Michael Moore and CNN is starting to sound like a playground fight.
On Saturday, Mr. Moore published an "open letter" to CNN on his web site, introducing complaints about his treatment at the hands of interviewer Wolf Blitzer with some crazy-talk:
"I bet you thought I was just going to go quietly Read More