Your humble scribe: Just sign here on the white piece of paper.
Thoroughly hypothetical individual/correspondent: It’s black.
YHS: What is?
THIC: The paper.
YHS: I’m not sure I understand, I meant this piece of paper right here. The white one.
THIC: Black. It’s clearly black.
YHS: Ohh-kayyy. Just sign at the [...]
Alterman muses that this whole blogospheric “marketplace of ideas” thing has gotten a little out of hand. That it might be time to put a panel of experts in place. Sort things out, like. Otherwise, people might get the wrong idea:
Ever since the beginning of blogging-time, I have worried — in public and [...]
Submitted without further comment:
Pop superstar MICHAEL JACKSON has confirmed his conversion to Islam, according to reports in the Middle East.
The Arab-Israeli newspaper Panorama claims Jackson has announced the move and revealed plans to move to Bahrain, where he has bought property.
(Hijab Tip to SondraK)
…. and that neutral observers might not be able to tell the difference, here’s an interesting discussion by McQ, on Greenwald, on Lieberman. Contrasting Lieberman’s 2005 WSJ op-ed on Iraq with his most recent effort, Greenwald purpored to find dishonesty in the Senator’s argument. But as McQ points out:
There is nothing factually incorrect [...]
I guess I must have missed this when it first came out:
Money’s tight Chez Lex this time of year, on account of the serial birthday’s that are in it, coming one after another like they do, bang, bang, bang. Bang. Not to mention Valentine’s Day and the not-entirely-paid-off holiday season bobbing in the wake.
You: What is to be done?
Me: Well, you could visit [...]
Mark Steyn on Al Gore at the Oscars:
Connecticut Senator Joe Lieberman is a lifelong Democrat forced by party activists – including many from outside his state – to retain his seat in Congress by running as an independent after a Democratic primary defeat by a single-issue, anti-war political ing?