Friday, December 9th, 2016

Mickey Kaus pokes a hole in the theory that “green” is the future of Detroit. The cars that people want are reliable, not necessarily “green.” Today the Washington Post paraphrases Lutz on the importance of the Prius to Toyota: Lutz sees several reasons for Toyota’s ascendancy, none more important than becoming the darling of media […]

President Barack Obama decided this weekend to fire the CEO of General Motors, Rick Wagoner, and is about to change the board of directors. How can this be, you might ask? After all, General Motors is a publicly held company, not an arm of the United States government. Silly me. I made the same mistake, […]

Mickey Kaus, on his blog at Slate, publishes a thread from the infamous “Journolist,” the liberal media e-mail discussion group trying to stay private and off the record. If this is the best Peretz’s critics can come up with, he has nothing to fear from these intellectual lightweights. Heck, I can be harsher and more […]

I’m getting asked if I think Senator McCain’s decision to “suspend” his campaign is a cheap political stunt. No, I think Senator McCain’s announcement is sincere, unfortunately, and typical of the hubris and grandstanding of most of his senate career. I think Mickey Kaus was right when he recently asked, Do you get the impression […]

Did Senator John McCain really learn his lesson on “comprehensive immigration reform” a.k.a. amnesty for illegal aliens? Mickey Kaus has the answer. Back to school, John. Print this entry

Tom Haudricourt talked to ESPN radio with Drew Olsen (The “D-List”) and “applauded” Milwaukee Brewers General Manager Doug Melvin for not wanting to respond to blogs. (I’d applaud, too, if someone promised me a near monopoly.) Haudricourt then claims Melvin told him that if the local media was going to report what they saw in […]

Barack Obama may have been endorsed by Waukesha Mayor Larry Nelson, but that’s nothing compared to being endorsed by former Washington DC mayor Marion Barry. (Ht: Mickey Kaus) D.C. Council member Marion Barry will endorse Barack Obama for president later this week. The former Washington mayor told me he has selected Obama because “he’s a […]

Barack Obama may have been endorsed by Waukesha Mayor Larry Nelson, but that’s nothing compared to being endorsed by former Washington DC mayor Marion Barry. (Ht: Mickey Kaus) D.C. Council member Marion Barry will endorse Barack Obama for president later this week. The former Washington mayor told me he has selected Obama because “he’s a […]