BENGHAZI: A NEW YORK TIMES IDIOTORIAL

Ken Berwitz The New York Timeshas done it again.   Here is its latestidiotorial – this one demanding that Republicans shut down the Benghaziinvestigation – with my comments in blue: House Republicans may bedisinclined to disband the Select Committee on Benghazi with the presidential race heating up. But at thevery least they should rename their laughable crusade, which...

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MARCO RUBIO\’S SPLENDID, OR SORDID, PAST

Ken Berwitz I don\’t like writing material of this kind – completely unsubstantiated rumors that some loudmouth tosses out at a campaign event, with absolutely nothing but that loud mouth to back them up.    But since a loudmouth hurled charges that Marco Rubio has a sordid past  including claims of wire fraud, and finished by claiming Rubio cheated on his...

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THE PARAGRAPH OF THE DAY

Ken Berwitz Today\’s paragraph comes to us fromdailycaller.com\’s Chuck Ross.  He wins for writing a paragraph which anymainstream media “reporter” could as easily have provided….butwhich ones did?  Have you seen this before? Here it is: Despite what Democrats argue now, thespecial committee was created well before Clinton had announced herpresidential...

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THE QUOTE OF THE DAY

Ken Berwitz Today\’s quote comes to us from David Jacques, who publishes the Roseburg Beacon inRoseburg, Oregon – home of Upqua Community College, where chris mercer harperkilled 9 people and injured 7 others before either killing himself or beingkilled by police (not 100% sure which).  This is what Mr. Jacques has to sayabout President Obama, who has announced he is coming...

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TRUMP\’S (LATEST) NYAH NYAH NYAH MOMENT

Ken Berwitz With characteristic class and maturity, this is the ad Donald Trump has just released to respond to Marco Rubio\’s (absolutely correct) charge that he doesn\’t talk about policy because he doesn\’t know a lot about it: Could this be more sniveling, consdescending or pathetic?  What\’s next?  An “Are too!”  “Am not!”...

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LUNCH WITH LIZ

Ken Berwitz According to politico.com\’s Edward-Isaac Dovere, Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren are having lunch together this afternoon.   What do you suppose they\’ll talk about? Mr. Dovere imparts this intelligence after first telling us, in considerable detail, how Joe Biden is moving toward declaring his candidacy for the Presidency.  Is he right?  If so...

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JURY DUTY EPILOGUE

Ken Berwitz  Well, barring unforseen circumstances (unlikely, but still possible), I am finished with jury duty for three years.  As noted in the previous blog, I showed up on time for jury duty this morning.  But the cashier in the cafeteria – that\’s right, the cashier in the cafeteria – told me they screwed up and I didn\’t have to be there –...

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THE JURY IS….NOT IN COURT YET, BUT HEADED THERE

Ken Berwitz My posting for most of today will be sporadic. That is because I am going to court. To the readers who disagree with my blogs: sorry, guys; they\’re not sentencing me.  I\’m just there for juryduty. I may try to put up this or that from my smart phonewhile waiting to see whether they\’ll accept me as a juror (writing a politicalblog does not, I am...

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MATT LAUER\’S HIT JOB INTERVIEW OF MARCO RUBIO

Ken Berwitz  I don\’t have the video or transcript yet, but Senatorand Republican candidate for President Marco Rubio was interviewed by MattLauer on the Today show this morning.  His questions were awful.  Or, put another way,just the way I\’d expect them for a Republican candidate.  Just about every one, it seemed to me, was asked in away designed to provide...

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HILLARADASSARDS?

Ken Berwitz   Is it just me, or does Hillary Clinton\’s campaign logo look stangely similar to the logo for Hadassah, the women\’s Zionist organization…     …and even more strangely like the logo of a now-defunct United Kingdom grocery story?     I have no idea what to make of this.  Maybe you do.

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THE PARAGRAPHS OF THE DAY

Ken Berwitz  Today\’s paragraphs come to us from Mideast scholar -very brave Mideast scholar – Bassam Tawil.  Hislatest piece for the Gatestone Institute, published just yesterday,starts this way: Wecontaminate our mosques with our own hands and feet, and then blame Jews fordesecrating Islamic holy sites. If anyone is desecrating Islamic holy sites, itis those who...

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THE HILLARY CLINTON RE-HUMANIZATION PROJECT

Ken Berwitz Hillary Clinton is a human being.  Everyone knowsthat.  But she is a de-humanized human being.  Andeveryone seems to know that too….even her. What is a de-humanized human being?  In Ms.Clinton\’s case, it means that, due to her comportment over many years, shecomes across as scripted, focus-group tested, opportunistic, and thereforephony and...

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SIX POSTERS THAT YOU SHOULD SEE

Ken Berwitz How would you like to see some posters, and a cartoon, all which narrowly address an issue, and skim over all its facets, just to make a dramatic point? If you\’re interested, I\’ve posted six of them below.  Every one was sent to me in the past few...

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YOU DESERVE A BIER TODAY….

Ken Berwitz Ok, I admit this is one of those things that you canfind humor in, even though it isn\’t really funny.   But after being shutout of blogging for three days, I\’m in the mood.  So here goes.  As you probably know, McDonald\’s dropped its “Youdeserve a break today” slogan many years ago, in favor of “I\’m...

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