MSNBC Gets Billions In Stimulus Money! And Other Things David Shuster and Andrew Breitbart Scream At Each Other
DO YOU LIKE PEOPLE SCREAMING AT EACH OTHER ON THE TV? DO YOU LIKE THE WORDS "TWITTER" AND "JAMES O'KEEFE" AND "JURY TAINTING" AND "RETRACTION"? WELL HERE YOU GO AMERICA!
At least half the mysterious but immense number of people who attended Saturday’s Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear didn’t see or hear one iota of the stage show, because there were way too many people crowding round a woefully insufficient number of speakers and Jumbotrons. But nobody seemed to mind too much about missing the show, because they were having so much fun comparing costumes and signs, and giggling together over how weird “this whole thing” was. The atmosphere as I roamed about the massive crowd was uniformly giddy all day long.
So Gawker publishes the pictures of the crazed contractors over at the US Embassy in Afghanistan. What do you do if you're a major TV network, and want to cover it? If you're MSNBC, you have on a staffer from former MSNBC honcho and current "contributor" Dan Abrams' new website to discuss it. It makes sense, if you think about it! One thing Gawker has never done is hire the sort of PR people that The Daily Beast and other websites have, people who basically handle TV bookings. Some websites just have that whole thing built right in though. Genius!
Liesl Schillinger's Styles-cover-worthy rundown of the "morning-news-romcom-vérité" relationship between Mika Brzezinski and her Morning Joe foil Joe Scarborough, which was illustrated with a gigantic version of the Leg Show-worthy shot at left, not only refers to the anchor asÂ "Doris Day with a tan and killer abs" and quotes a reader e-mail in which she is told that she "looks like a Peep." No, it really goes there with multiple quotes attesting to the coupley bona fides of Joe n' Mika from none other than Nora Ephron: