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WHO CALLS THE SHOTS AT THE TODAY SHOW?

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 29, 2005 06:49 AM

TVNewser reports, you decide: As Tom Cruise got all shook up with Matt Lauer on Thursday, the movie star’s publicists kicked into high gear, TVNewser hears. They lit into senior entertainment producer Tim Bruno, demanding that ‘Today’ only air portions of the interview that related to War of the Worlds. Then the handlers threatened to […]

MORE GITMO TALL TALES

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 29, 2005 06:45 AM

Danny at Alenda Lux Ubi Orta Libertas untangles the web of hyperbole and hearsay spun by Gitmo detainee Airat Vakhitov, a Russian Muslim who was released in March. Check it out.

REPORTING BUSH’S SPEECH…BEFORE HE DELIVERS IT

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 28, 2005 04:44 PM

The clairvoyants at the Associated Press have already released their report on the Bush speech, written in the past tense–a speech which isn’t scheduled to happen until 8pm EST tonight. Amazing! FORT BRAGG, N.C. – President Bush on Tuesday appealed for the nation’s patience for “difficult and dangerous” work ahead in Iraq, hoping a backdrop […]

HOLDING THE HOMEWRECKERS ACCOUNTABLE

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 28, 2005 03:41 PM

Hah! Serves him right. Meantime, Bureaucrash is holding a protest on the Supreme Court steps tomorrow dubbed “Operation Our Land.” Keep on top of new land grabs at Eminent Domain Watch. Get in touch with other property rights activists at The Castle Coalition’s online forum.

A NATION OF NAMBY-PAMBYS

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 28, 2005 12:08 PM

Say goodbye to the Greatest Generation, and hello to the Pushover Generation. Hat tip: No. 2 Pencil and Ace of Spades Update: Sordid background on Peter Yarrow, who really should have no business being in charge of designing any children’s curriculum.

IS THE NEW YORK TIMES SERIOUS…

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 28, 2005 11:42 AM

…about restoring its credibility as a reliable source of news? Righty blogger/veteran journalist Mark Tapscott takes a closer look at the paper’s “Credibility Committee” report (sorry, the name is so snort-worthy) and at exec editor Bill Keller’s response, and actually has some good things to say about the ailing Gray Lady. If the paper’s editors […]

JOHN WALTON, R.I.P.

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 28, 2005 10:36 AM

Via AP: Wal-Mart heir John T. Walton, who threw his considerable financial support behind efforts to educate low-income children, has died in the crash of a homemade, experimental aircraft. Walton, of Jackson, Wyo., crashed shortly after takeoff Monday from Jackson Hole Airport in Grand Teton National Park, the company said. The cause of the crash […]

SOROS, SPORTS PORK, AND STUPID REPUBLICANS

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 28, 2005 10:07 AM

Well, well, well. It took George Soros for hypocritical Republican politicians to finally oppose tax-subsidized sports stadiums and antitrust exemptions for baseball. Mark this down as a milestone moment when I side with the likes of Soros and Democrat Rep. George Miller, who asks: Why should politics have anything to do with who owns the […]

CRACK REPORTING

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 27, 2005 04:21 PM

The NYPost has a tongue-in-cheek piece and photo spread on one of my pet peeves: people who think they look attractive with their thongs exposed, rolls of flab flapping, and pants hanging from their knees. The headline writers titled it: Butt Seriously. 😉 On a related note, a very pregnant Britney Spears may pose nude […]

COVERING THE MILITARY THE RIGHT WAY

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 27, 2005 01:37 PM

Stephen Spruiell at The Media Blog highlights the new Pew Research survey showing the American public’s dissatisfaction with MSM coverage of the military. Writes Spruiell: This rising dissatisfaction with press coverage of the military doesn’t mean, however, that the public wants the press to become a propaganda outlet for the Pentagon. A large majority consistently […]