Attytood Archive: April, 2009

Torture is not about "winning the afternoon," OK?

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Reporting, though, is only part of the equation: The motto around the Politico newsroom is to "win the morning, win the afternoon"--by... Read more

How many trees die needlessly for pre-NFL draft hype?

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Growing up a pro football fan starting as a kid in the late '60s, I can't say there was no hyping of the NFL draft -- certainly people speculated... Read more

How "balanced journalism" helped the climate change deniers

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The New York Times has a great article in tomorrow's edition about how an interest group heavily funded by the oil and auto industries called... Read more

Shorter Harry Reid: We need justice, not justice

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“Justice must be served. Retribution should not be a part of what we’re talking about.” -- Senate Majority Leader Harry... Read more

Still cursed by Bush!

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What is it with these people -- is there a more annoying surname in America? OK, "Eskin," but besides that.... Read more

Uh, at least there's less pollution...A very open open thread

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Signe has this great cartoon today, which is perfect because I'm too busy with other things (including -- gasp! -- a story for tomorrow's... Read more

UPDATED: Who said it?

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We are America! I don't give a rat's ass if it [torture] helps, we are America! We do not (expletive deleted) torture! We don't do it. You... Read more

The rich have gone into hiding...from baseball

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Every picture tells a story, don't it? This one above, from the New York Times, shows the lunacy of a world where baseball teams and taxpayers... Read more