A sideshow of contemporary horrors masquerading as political news

Politico helpfully illustrates depressing absurdity of current news cycle

The most depressing collection of overhyped non-stories since yesterday's Politico


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Alex Pareene
April 19, 2011 2:45AM (UTC)

Wow, the front page of POLITICO.com right now is an actual nightmare.

Trump! Palin! More Trump and more Palin! Mama Grizzly back on the prowl! Gary Busey: I'm voting for Trump! Does Sarah Palin redesigning her website mean she's running for president after all? I mean, it's possible, right? And even if she isn't, "Sarah Palin redesigned her website" certainly comes closer to resembling "news" than "Palin is determined to be noticed." (Mission accomplished!)

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And this is not even including the sidebar link to "VIDEO: Obama: I wore 23 before Jordan."


Alex Pareene

Alex Pareene writes about politics for Salon and is the author of "The Rude Guide to Mitt." Email him at apareene@salon.com and follow him on Twitter @pareene

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