Newt Gingrich and Rush Limbaugh both got the memo to stop calling Sonia Sotomayor a racist. But once again, no one told Michael Steele.
Friday, June 5, 2009
Somehow I think Norm Coleman's not going to be the one to lead this charge.
"In the end, we need to compete, as I’ve said before, we need to compete in each and every kind of forum. And whether it’s on the ground traditionally, or today it’s in — it’s in the ethernet. It’s in the — you know, it’s online. It’s in the blogs, it’s Twitter, it’s Facebook, and the next iteration.”
It's a big week for Dirty Projectors, with the release of their new album (available to stream at NPR), a profile on NYTimes, and the Summerstage opener tonight with TV on the Radio. You can download one of the tracks from Bitte Orca below. Also, check out the just-released new song from Yo La Tengo's upcoming "Popular Songs" album, a funky new Animal Collective remix, one of the better tracks from Santigold's Southerngold mixtape and finally the year-late, horrifying video of MGMT's "Kids."
Dirty Projectors - Cannibal Resource [Microphone Memory Emotion]
Yo La Tengo - Periodically Double or Triple [Matador Records]
Animal Collective - Summertime Clothes (Dam-Funk Remix) [Mahogany Blog]
Santigold f. Gucci Mane - Unfreakable Girl [The Fader]
After his visit to Buchenwald, Obama addresses those who choose to ignore and deny the Holocaust.
"To this day there are those who insist that the Holocaust never happened, a denial of fact and truth that is baseless and ignorant and hateful. This place is the ultimate rebuke to such thoughts.”
A debate between Karl Rove and Bill O'Reilly where O'Reilly is playing "devil's advocate" is bound to be contentious. Ultimately, Rove defines the difference between being liked and being respected. If there's one word you can attach to President Bush in the eyes of the Muslim world it is "respect."
Jon Stewart dedicated the opening segment of last night's show to Obama's big speech in Cairo yesterday and the questionable coverage by Fox News.
"How will it play with the extremists?"
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