Tim Russert was, in our opinion, the premier interviewer in the biz other than Kojo Nnamdi of WAMU and WHUT. He was engaging, challenging, and admired. The show of love at his memorial even exceeded that at Ed Bradley’s.
George Carlin turned observational humor into an art form. Jerry Seinfeld and Steven Wright owe him a debt of gratitude, though Seinfeld was far less political and Wright much more deadpan. No Carlin, no “Cheech and Chong”. The man possessed a gift for language, for critical thinking, and he had stones. Not many men have performed standup on national television in five decades, and none so thoughtfully.
A vendor at the Texas GOP Convention failed America’s Racial Rorschach Test:
Let the Michelle-bashing begin:
Translated- it’s okay to have a spouse who cheated on you with four women who have come public, (or a wife who boosted meds, like Cindy McCain)- but not to be married to Sapphire/Omorosa.
Too bad no one had the stones to make President Bush and Vice President Cheney as accountable as Ken Starr made President Clinton:
Speaker Pelosi probably didn’t want us thinking she wanted to be the first female president.