A Brief Defense of This Town From This Town
The Tuesday edition of the Morning Jolt features a look at some of the potential primary challengers to South Carolina senator Lindsey Graham, Congress waking up and objecting to Obama’s effort to arm the Syrian rebels, and then this hot …
The Pre-Debate Spin: Our Guy Stinks, The Other Guy Rocks!
The first Morning Jolt of the week examines CNN’s decision to use a slain ambassador’s diary as a news source, why the president does so many pop culture interviews, and then this bit of pre-debate expectation-setting:
The Pre-Debate …
Gibbs Departing? Then Who Will Fail to Answer Our Questions?
Could White House press secretary Robert Gibbs leave the White House soon?
The Washington Post reports:
As President Obama returns from Hawaii, he is weighing a major reshuffling of his staff that could see as many as eight people playing …
"I Don't Have Anything to Add to That" = "You Caught Us"
Let me offer an interpretation of Robert Gibbs being even less capable of answering a simple question than usual: If the White House had not offered Joe Sestak a job in exchange for withdrawing from the Pennsylvania Senate race, the …
Gibbs, Matthews — Who Will Criticize Obama Next, Joe Biden?
The midweek edition of the Morning Jolt features a big roundup of the coming storm of Obamacare, further evidence that the IRS isn’t good at math, and this point about what happens when a very comfortable administration suddenly finds that …
Mass Burnout? Or Rats Leaving a Sinking Ship?
In today’s Morning Jolt, I look at rumors of Robert Gibbs’s imminent departure and the widespread staff changes hitting this administration:
Could President Obama get along without his longtime spokesman and trusted aide Robert Gibbs? Well, yeah. Life …
Perhaps Gibbs Should Break the Bad News to Pelosi
How times change . . .
Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is literally laughing off the suggestion House Democrats could lose their majority in the midterm elections. In an interview with Roll Call Tuesday, the top House Democrat said her party would “…