New Press Secretary Josh Earnest Gets Low Marks From Pro-Obama Media

As noted by Washington Post reporter David Nakamura, newly-minted Obama White House press spokesman Josh Earnest managed to anger the White House press corps right out of the gate.   While it may not seem like a big deal that press can be "testy" with a White House, consider the contrast at the beginning of the Obama Presidency in 2009.  Traditionally, the White House press…

McConnell Opponent in Kentucky Wallowing in Hollywood Cash

In Friday’s Washington Post, “In The Loop” columnist Al Kamen touted the financial “downpour” for Mitch McConnell’s liberal opponent Alison Lundergan Grimes. But the Kentucky Democrat is raising a lot of scratch from Hollywood. His headline was "In bluegrass country, a lot of Hollywood's long green." As the second quarter wraps up, “…

Out Of The Loop: WaPo Blames Sequester For Snowden Leak

Al Kamen’s In The Loop blog on the Washington Post’s website needs to be renamed.  It’s become unhinged. Emily Heil’s July 31 post for the feature literally blamed sequestration for the Snowden fiasco.  Yes, according to Heil, because of that horrible, debilitating fiscal hatchet that Congress dealt last spring, Snowden was able to spill the beans on the…

In The Loop Columnist Releases Hillary Memoir Titles, Full of Liberal

Remember when Washington Post In The Loop columnist Al Kamen launched another frivolous, liberal pandering contest for participants to name Hillary Clinton’s memoir to make things “a little easier” for her?  Kamen is known for his inside the Beltway commentary on politics within Washington, which probably explains why bureaucrats love him. Well, after a…

WaPo's Kamen: Make Hillary's Work 'A Little Easier,' Title Her Memoir

Washington Post In the Loop columnist Al Kamen has once again proven he’s one of the Obama administration’s biggest cheerleaders.  You may recall that he asked readers to choose the First Family’s vacation spot last summer, and dismissed criticism coming from liberals that Obama's second term Cabinet was getting more monochromatic and male. Well, ol' Al has a…

WaPo's Kamen Dutifully Defends Pal Obama As Other Libs in Media Lament

As my NewsBusters colleague Scott Whitlock pointed out on January 9, networks such as ABC and CBS, slammed the president for a lack of diversity in his second term administration, particularly with women.  Whitlock wrote the “correspondent Jon Karl chided, ‘Well, some critics are looking at that emerging second-term cabinet and wondering, where are the women?’ He touted a…

WaPo's Al Kamen Runs with MSNBC-Style Swipe at Romney

As the liberal media generally but MSNBC most intensely has attacked for an October 30 Ohio event in which Governor Romney spurred on rally attendees to help pack relief supplies for folks displaced by Hurricane Sandy, the Washington Post's Al Kamen (formerly a legal reporter at the paper) groused that Gov. Romney is trying hard not to look like he’s still in campaign mode, while…

WaPo Columnist Works Gratuitous Swipe at Romney Into Story About Natio

"Summer’s in full swing, and unless your family is rather Romney-esque, there’s a chance you’ll be spending some time in one of the country’s hundreds of national parks. " That's how Washington Post "In the Loop" columnist worked in a gratuitous swipe at the presumptive GOP presidential nominee in today's "In the Loop" column in…

WaPo Columnist: Exercise Your 'Civic Duty': Suggest Vacation Spot for

It's almost July and the president hasn't yet announced his family's vacation plans yet. So of course Washington Post columnist Al Kamen felt obliged to direct his readers to kindly offer suggestions for vacation spots for the laid-back commander-in-chief. “[I]t’s time to do your civic duty by suggesting where the first family should vacation this year. Deadline for…

WaPo Continues Barney Frank Puffery with 'Barney's Greatest Hits

Yesterday we noted how the Washington Post devoted both an A-section front-pager and a Style section front-pager to celebrating the career of Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.), who announced his retirement from the House on Monday. Today the Post's "In the Loop" columnist Al Kamen continued the paper's celebration with a look at  "Frank's Greatest Hits", a…