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Rogue Political Operatives? Highly Unlikely

January 9, 2014

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At 7:34 am on August 13, 2013, Bridget Anne Kelly, Governor Chris Christie’s deputy chief of staff, wrote in an email to the director of interstate capital projects for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and Gov. Christie appointee David Wildstein, “Time for some traffic problems in Fort Lee.” Wildstein responded at […]

Confidence fairy strikes again

March 19, 2013

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March 19, 2013, 8:25 am 1 Comment Cogan, Taylor, and the Confidence Fairy Ugh. And I say that advisedly. John Cogan and John Taylor have a piece in the WSJ (where else) arguing that the latest Ryan budget would actually be expansionary, because confidence! It’s as if all the experience of recent years, in which […]

The 2012 Ass Clown – Lord Mittens

January 3, 2013

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ass clown /as kloun/ n: an abject failure who is simultaneously arrogant, condescending and obnoxious. Synonym: douchebag The 2012 Ass Clown of the Year is the one and only Lord Mittens, Mitt Romney. From the 47% video, which was precisely the percentage of the American electorate he got to vote for him, to blaming President […]