Ragged Clown

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Tag Archives: media

Oct
1
2008

Fair and Balanced

Check out the little old lady at the back who won’t let her husband vote for McCain. Which way was his vote counted? H/T Julio

Sep
23
2008

The Economist

I started reading The Economist as few years ago so I could find out what the other side had to say. One year I got a free subscription when I donated to KQED and since then, cheapskate that I am … Continue reading

Aug
6
2008

The Rehabilitation of Tom Friedman

Much to my dismay, he keeps writing good articles. That’s how I learned a new language here: “Climate-Speak.” It’s easy to learn. There are only three phrases. The first is: “Just a few years ago …” Just a few years … Continue reading

Jul
28
2008

Nature Documentaries

The Ranger makes a point that I have made a thousand times, comparing american nature documentaries to British ones: To The Ranger’s British eyes, this American clip seems almost patronising and childish in its presentation. And yet the content is … Continue reading

May
18
2008

To save a president’s legacy

There’s an excellent 8 page article in today’s NY Times magazine that chronicles McCain’s stance on the Iraq War. It’s mostly positive – if you agree with McCain’s stance – and, since the liberal media is not doing it’s job … Continue reading

May
5
2008

Evil Typo

Story so far… In a thrilling climax to the English football season, Manchester United and Chelsea were level on points with two games to go. They also happen to be the last remaining teams in the Champions League. ManU won … Continue reading

Dec
13
2007

w00t!

Merriam-Webster’s #1 Word of the Year for 2007 based on votes from visitors to our Web site: w00t (interjection) expressing joy (it could be after a triumph, or for no reason at all); similar in use to the word “yay” … Continue reading