…appears to be in this Ukraine thing up to his eyeballs. How can someone who was a federal prosecutor become so alienated from the basic principles of inhabiting a position of public trust, as this article in The Washington Post suggests? The article also makes me think that John Bolton may have actually had something … More Rudolph Giuliani, international thug…
…you might write for conservative publications too, just to troll her. Molly Jong-Fast, who described herself in 2011 as “a prude in a family of libertines” is writing for The Bulwark, which is now on my mid-day office reading list. Apparently this site is where the digital staff of The Weekly Standard fled: in other words, The … More If your Mom invented the zipless f*ck…
…to be nice to, and to send lovely cars for, in the near future. I ended my one-week Likability Tour this morning, with a brief appearance on CNN’s Michael Smerconish Show. The studio was in the spanky new Hudson Yards building on 33rd street and 10th Avenue, which was also fun. The first thing I saw … More Potter to Media: You Won’t Have Me….
Is briefly featured on El Rushbo’s show today. In case you didn’t know it, “El Rushbo” is short for Chief Waga-Waga El Rushbo of the El Conservo Tribe, otherwise known as Professor of the Limbaugh Institute for Advanced Conservative Studies. The professor in question from the leftist New School would be me.
This was originally published at Public Seminar on January 24 2019. Everyone has a #CovingtonBoys story, and this is mine. It is a story about clickbait. It is a story about how an unknown political operative captured a real event that might never have been noticed at all, and turned it into a news tsunami during a … More How I Knew the #CovingtonBoys Video Was Clickbait
And I still do. These were my thoughts as this dumpster fire of a SCOTUS confirmation proceeded. What will come of the allegation by Christine Blasey Ford, a clinical psychologist and professor at Palo Alto University, that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when he was seventeen and she was fifteen? As of today, … More I Believe Christine Blasey Ford
This post was written two months before the general election. Was I right, or what? When Democrats go to sleep at night, they dream of sticking it to Donald Trump in November. But that’s not how you win elections — or at least, not how you should win elections. While the media outrage machine often … More Don’t Run Against Trump
Would someone please reconsider the prominent role of marketing in politics? Or perhaps I should rephrase that question — could we take a close look at the substitution of marketing and branding strategies for politics? I ask this question only days after the Democratic leadership, well-embarked on flipping the House of Representatives from Red to Blue, has … More What Does “For the People” Mean?