Obama: The Man from Burberry's

A mostly political Weblog.
May 13 2008 4:34 PM

Don't Fear the Burberry

Where Obama buys "off the rack."

(Continued from Page 30)

So let's see:  Corn prices soar. Farmer decides to plant corn. It's the yahoos fault! ... 10:52 P.M. link

___________________________

" Edwards: No VP"--DrudgeWell, right. Would you want to vet this? ... Update: Slate headline--

Why Edwards Refuses To Be Vice President

Please tell me that's a joke. ... 2:28 P.M.

Advertisement

___________________________

Updates on Speaker Pelosi's Last Minute Quickie Amnesty Sneak Play from Roll Call [$], Brian Faughnan, and WaPo. It's not dead yet! ... 1:16 P.M.

___________________________

H(illar)ysteria? Christopher Hitchens blasts  Hillary Clinton's "flagrant, hysterical, repetitive, pathological lying." Stanley Crouch says that on TV she "seems by turns icy, contrived, hysterical, sentimental, bitter, manipulative and self-righteous." The common word here: "hysterical"--is the only one that doesn't seem to me to fit. I don't particularly like Hillary, but she doesn't seem that "hysterical." Certainly her embellishing seems more cool and semi-calculated than "hysterical" (in any of its definitions). ...  .P.S.: Hitchens, who did ride on a plan that made a corkscrew landing in Sarajevo, says with "absolute certainty that it would be quite impossible to imagine that one had undergone that experience at the airport if one actually had not." But that's because Hitchens has undergone the experience. Hillary has not undergone the experience, so wouldn't it be entirely possible for her to imagine she has (not knowing what that would entail)? ... [via Drudge1:35 A.M.  link

___________________________

Wednesday, April 2, 2008

  Slate Plus
Slate Picks
Dec. 19 2014 4:15 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? Staff writer Lily Hay Newman shares what stories intrigued her at the magazine this week.