Elsewhere: Sheekey Steps Back, Liu Discos, Bloomberg Doesn’t Judge

Caroline Kennedy’s quip about the New York Times “crack political team” working for “women’s magazine” spawns a defense of that genre of news outlets.

Kevin Sheekey isn’t pushing Kennedy’s candidacy so much anymore.

Liz Benjamin deals with her fifth day of not seeing David Paterson.

Here’s a look at the county legislative races in Jefferson County.

Karol Sheinin provides insight based on the four gay people she knows.

YouTube removes video of fighting in Israel.

Cynthia McKinney tries delivering medical supplies to Gaza, and Alex Pareene still doesn’t take her all that seriously.

Urban Elephants says there’s media bias in coverage of Obama’s workout routine.

Rock Hackshaw’s dispatch from political holiday parties: “Even the nobodies show up trying to act like somebody.”

Bill Thompson has an LGBT fund-raiser on January 8.

John Liu has a disco party.

My old newspaper pats itself on the back, briefly, for being early on the Caroline Kennedy bandwagon.

And here’s video of Michael Bloomberg discussing media coverage of Caroline Kennedy’s manner of speaking.

Elsewhere: Sheekey Steps Back, Liu Discos, Bloomberg Doesn’t Judge