Welcome to a life of mooching, meetings, and trying not to get caught making out with your aides.
Fox News talking face Sean Hannity announced on his radio show last week that he's going to bolt New York after Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo made comments about how extreme conservatives have "no place" in New York. So where does one go to find solace in the bosom of like-minded extreme conservativ ... More >>
The fratboy thug mentality runs deep on the political right, from the acned James O'Keefe to the buffoonish, belligerent Andrew Breitbart (may he rot in hell). Boca Raton conservative activist Jack Furnari is cut from the same crude cloth. Just yesterday, for instance, Furnari made an ass of himsel ... More >>
In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, President Obama and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie joined forces to help that state recover. Christie then made some news when he appeared on Fox & Friends and the Three Trogs that host that show asked him if he would pretty please have a photo op with Mittin ... More >>
This evening, Barack Obama and Mitt Romney will look to destroy one another in an epic battle of banter at Lynn University in Boca. It's a safe bet that moderator Bob Schieffer won't throw too many curveballs and the questions will be similar to everything that's already been asked in the ... More >>
The sun rises, the sun sets, Allen West says some ridiculously hyperbolic shit. It's all part of the fabric of life, the universe, and everything. Speaking to a group of black Republicans last Wednesday at the RNC in Tampa, West opened his face hole and words came out to the effect that the Democr ... More >>
Sometimes there are slow news days. Washington Examiner commentary writer Joe Gehrke must have had the slowest of his life yesterday.He was criticizing a blog post by smirking HBO commentator Bill Maher, a nice, soft target for a conservative gentleman. Maher's post was a meandering meditation ... More >>
Fort Lauderdale Tea Party leader Gabe Carrera, at right, with Rick Scott during the campaign. By day Gabriel Jose Carrera works as a bespectacled immigration attorney but in countless off-hours during the past 18 months he had another callin ... More >>
Last year, Javier Manjarres was a landscape designer who'd had a couple of "chainsaw incidents" -- one of which severely gashed a leg -- and was thinking that maybe fate was telling him to change occupations. Facebook Manjarres, far right, with Rush Limbaugh.That's when Manjarr ... More >>
UPDATE: That was fast. Kaufman announced today she has declined the chief of staff post, after a threat emailed to her radio station led to a lockdown of Broward County schools. New Times columnist Bob Norman has the scoop.Flickr: ValentinaLWeisKaufman and West will make history together.Joyce Ka ... More >>
GOP candidate for governor Rick Scott released this pretty snazzy new website on Friday: It's a property tax calculator that figures out a Floridian's tax if Scott gets elected versus Democratic opponent Alex Sink. There's just one problem with his site: It ignores the Florida Constitution.Scott' ... More >>
Palm Beach County Sheriff's OfficeJohn Goodman, the multimillionaire founder of the International Polo Club in Wellington, was booked into the Palm Beach County jail early this morning, charged with DUI and vehicular homicide.His arrest comes three months after Goodman allegedly plowed his Bentle ... More >>
Chef Ron Duprat poses with Michelle Bernstein.These past few days have probably been tough for Ron Duprat, executive chef at Hollywood Beach Marriott's Latitudes Beach Cafe, former Top Chef contestant, and Black Culinarian Alliance chairperson, now that his homeland is a mess of rubble. But image ... More >>
FlickrRubioIt's a scary thought, but that's exactly the headline New York Times Magazine chose for its massive piece on the race between Marco Rubio and Charlie Crist.As a portrait of Crist, it's masterful. The governor's obsequious way of talking about "the people" who elected him governor. His ... More >>
A rape shines a harsh light on life at Palm Beach's oldest country club.
Republicans like Newt Gingrich are pretty sure that Sonia Sotomayor is racist against white men, but just to make sure, the U.S. Senate's only Hispanic Republican, Mel Martinez, went in for a closer look. As you can see in the video above, the Florida senator exchanged some awkward Spanish with the ... More >>
Bob SmithBob Smith, who for 12 years served as New Hampshire's U.S. Senator, is betting that his brand of retro-Republicanism will carry him to victory in the 2010 race to be U.S. Senator from Florida. Smith retired in Sarasota six years ago and declared his candidacy this month. If elected, he woul ... More >>
Rock 'n' roll maverick Henry Rollins talks politics and the upcoming election
Radio host Joyce Kaufman wins fans by flaying a new enemy: undocumented immigrants
And South Florida's Tabloid Valley vanishes.
A pair of South Florida rappers takes on Cheney, Ashcroft, and Taco Bell
At the wackiest stop on your AM dial, a loudmouth host plays the politics of personal destruction -- and gets his station in big trouble
Stephen Tashman made a small fortune launching Telecard Dispensing Corporation. If only his investors had been so lucky.
Shoddy police work. A hyperbolic press corps. Overzealous prosecutors. All part of the ruined life of accused pedophile Tom Tornatore.