Odds `n Ends from weekend TV...
"Being `embedded' is part of [Judy Miller's] problem. Being embedded
with the administration, being embedded with the Alpha unit she was
[with] in Iraq. That is part and parcel of the problem. What happened
to objective journalism? It has to be the bloggers---Huffington Post
and the others---who have to bring the objectivity and the
truth-telling that is missing from the mainstream media."
--Arianna Huffington on Real Time with Bill Maher
President Bush (Will Forte) at Q&A session with troops in Iraq:
My second completely spontaneous question [looks down at notes] is
about the Iraqi electricians. Were the electricians incredibly
successful by all accounts?
U.S. Soldier in Iraq (Amy Poehler): Yes, Mr. President, the elections
went very smoothly. The Iraqi people are so full of freedom they could
burst. Sometimes an Iraqi will be so full of democracy they'll walk
into a crowded area and explode.
--Saturday Night Live
George Stephanopoulos: Patrick Fitzgerald, the special
prosecutor, is probably in his last week in the investigation into the
CIA leak. What do you think is the worst thing that happened, based on
what you've read so far?
Howard Dean: Y'know, it's interesting. This is not about Tom DeLay and Scooter Libby, although I...
Stephanopoulos: Tom Delay?
Dean: I mean it's not about Karl Rove. There are so many scandals I can't keep track of `em all in the White House and in Congress.
"Tom DeLay's mug shot was released on Thursday. Even creepier, it was taken while he watched someone drown a bag of kittens."
---Amy Poehler on Saturday Night Live