1:39 PM yesterday
commented on Everything Wrong with Television, in One Handy Chart
#4 is spot-on correct. What the chart really shows is the growing irrelevance of Nielsen, one of the least6 tech-savvy business on earth. Do you watch tv on a computer monitor? Nielsen refuses to consider that to be "television"; they don't measure it.
commented on Despite Having a Leg Up, Ed Murray Still Loses 36th District Dems
McGinn has demonstrated that he can learn, and change policy based on that learning. That puts him a light year ahead of our last three mayors. On the other hand, it is apparent from this exercise that Ed is dangerously clueless about the simple math of Seattle politics. The executive board made a dual endorsement of Ed and Steinbrueck. It was obviously to his advantage to make a deal with Steinbrueck supporters to get past the 50% mark. Ed got greedy and wanted it all. Instead, he gets none. Ballard is not Broadway, and Ed doesn't get it.
commented on This Is What You Get, Liberals: Obama's Surveillance Scandal
Unpaid Intern, one of the reasons we have interns is so they can learn what fuckheads they are without doing any real harm. Every one of us makes mistakes. Some day when you've distributed the coffee, go to The Stranger archives, and read the April, 2003, editions and find out which deep thinker thought that George W. Bush's invasion of Iraq was the best thing since Volunteer Park glory holes.