| Feb 10, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Maybe the party is finally over.
Meaning not simply the Grand Old Party, but more specifically the bacchanal of the bizarre and carnival of crazy to which it has lately devolved. So obvious has this devolution become that even Republican stalwarts...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 12:17 PM
After dumping Sarah Palin and Dick Morris, Fox News has hired Scott Brown and now Herman Cain as a contributor.
The first three moves made some sense, especially the two firings. Palin's fling with fame was over, and the sleaze attached to Morris had...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 4:10 PM
This segment of Chuck Todd's "The Daily Rundown" Monday got more media bounce than usual for the show thanks to MSNBC commentator Michael Steele sounding very serious about running for governor in Maryland.
But to me, it was first and foremost the...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 6:44 AM
The joint appearance by President Obama and Hillary Clinton on “60 Minutes” wasn’t about the Democratic nomination in 2016, as some analysts have insisted this weekend.
Watching the actual interview Sunday night, I am certain it was...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 12:36 PM
Vote totals hung on a board above the voting machines at Medfield Heights Elementary School on Tuesday morning.
And the winner by a landslide was ... fajita chicken.
Fajita chicken garnered 184 votes, compared to 12 votes for turkey and cheese...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 7:52 PM
U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin won a second term Tuesday despite a spirited and well-funded campaign from one opponent and a multimillion-dollar advertising blitz from another.
A known commodity in Maryland politics for more than 40 years, Cardin, a Democrat,...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 6:02 AM
Forget the broadcast networks of ABC, NBC and CBS.
And forget PBS, too, unless you are part of the minority that doesn't have cable or online access. Public television simply doesn't have the resources any longer to do any kind of original, first-rate...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 3:17 PM
Call it another pitiful ending for Sarah Palin.
In what looks like a Friday afternoon leak-dump, RealClearPolitics first reported that Fox News had not renewed Palin's contract to be an analyst. That report was based on an unnamed source.
| Aug 27, 2012
| 9:49 AM
Famed "Jersey Shore" cast member Snooki gave birth to a baby boy on Sunday. To commemorate the occasion, BGR the Burger Joint is bringing back its famous Snooki Burger -- with a baby burger slider on the side. The Snooki Burger features a beef patty...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 6:14 PM
They are here to support Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, but a handful of Marylanders considering a run for higher office are also hoping to benefit politically from his convention.
The concentration of news media — both from...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 3:00 AM
In President Barack Obama's much-anticipated acceptance speech in Charlotte, he sounded at times to be relying on the reverse of the old breakup line: "It's not you, it's me." He told the American public that it is "you," and not he as president, who must...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 12:45 PM
I held off on writing about this on Monday out of deference to the righteous national remembrance of 9/11 that many Americans took part in.
But this week brings another anniversary, a far less sacred one to be sure, but one that is nevertheless worth...