Archive for December 9, 2009
You think President Obama’s bow to the emperor of Japan was an embarrassment? You ain’t seen nothin’ yet: U.S. Republicans [R-Fools] Vow to Rain on Copenhagen Parade:
Republican lawmakers critical of efforts to battle climate change said they would fly next week to the Copenhagen summit to undercut President Barack Obama’s promises of strong US action.
Members of Congress’ minority party vowed to highlight a scandal over leaked emails from leading climate scientists which they said backed their suspicions that the global warming threat was overblown and too costly to act on.
Get ready to bury your head in a pillow but simultaneously to search international websites for news about how it goes. It won’t be pretty.
One would think that after years of leading the charge in the so-called “war on Christmas,” Fox “News” would search its hypocritical soul a bit — just a bit, mind you — and ban the use of the word “holiday” on its websites. But no:
December 4, 2009: Lower right hand corner: “Holiday Treatment for Vets’ Graves:”
December 7, 2008: Lower right hand corner: “Economy Sends Holidays Back to Future:”
December 8, 2009: A promo for “FNCiMag.com:”
Three minutes after posting the Tweet of the Day (two posts below), about the corporate media’s willingness to amplifying GOP hissy fits, I mosey on over to Fox and lo and behold, here’s their newest one and it is absolutely fu*king ridiculous:
Click on the graphic and you go to this: White House’s Acorn Cookies Surprises [Sic] Republican Lawmaker.
How long before this is the top story on CNN and MSNBC?
At PolitiFact (they’ve got some doozies).
Even though it’s a couple days old, this from Atrios: