Stories by Will Durst

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Posted on: Feb 14, 2008, Source: AlterNet

The most difficult fix for the Clinton campaign? Figuring out how to get the candidate's husband to shut the hell up.

Posted on: Feb 8, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Maybe the celebrated day was intimidated trying to live up to its own hype, like the New England Patriots.

Posted on: Feb 4, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Tomorrow is the biggest Super Tuesday yet. It's Super Duper Tuesday or Tsunami Tuesday or Giga Tuesday or The Tuesday of Destiny.

Posted on: Jan 28, 2008, Source: AlterNet

A list of the rules and what you need to play. Bottoms up!

Posted on: Jan 24, 2008, Source: AlterNet

The most recent televised debate that preceded this weekend's South Carolina primary was more like a candidate slap fight.

Posted on: Jan 18, 2008, Source: AlterNet

The GOP could roll into their National Convention with an entire starting basketball team of prospective candidates posing as Ronald Reagan.

Posted on: Jan 9, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Clinton's victory revealed the teeniest kind of invisible fear, a form of prejudice known as "the Bradley Effect."

Posted on: Dec 26, 2007, Source: AlterNet

What's the difference between Paris Hilton and Scooter Libby? Twenty-three days.

Posted on: Dec 3, 2007, Source: AlterNet

The U.S. has turned into a discount playground for the world's trust fund babies.

Posted on: Nov 20, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Whether or not Bush gives a country nukes boils down to this: its not enough for them to be like us, they also have to actually like us.

Posted on: Oct 17, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Bush's veto of the State Children's Health Insurance Program wasn't "No child left behind" as much as it was "No child left standing."

Posted on: Oct 5, 2007, Source: AlterNet

If Giuliani gets the nod from the GOP a whole group of the party's base it threatening to jump ship.

Posted on: Oct 1, 2007, Source: AlterNet

It doesn't matter which holes free speech is coming out from. Everybody gets to say their piece.

Posted on: Sep 17, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Will Durst answers some of the most frequently asked questions regarding General Petraeus' testimony to Congress last week.

Posted on: Sep 4, 2007, Source: AlterNet

You'll never forget this brand new, never-before-seen footage featuring their patented wide stances and narrow minds.

Posted on: Aug 24, 2007, Source: AlterNet

The 43rd President of the United States visibly choked up saying "so long" to the man he affectionately called "Turd Blossom," as his alter ego was pried away from him for the first time in 14 years.

Posted on: Aug 14, 2007, Source: AlterNet

What's wrong with America is our national obsession with "me." Nobody ever thinks about "us" anymore. And the presidential primary process is the latest example.

Posted on: Aug 3, 2007, Source: AlterNet

What happened to the center? It seems the only thing everyone talks about is the left or the right.

Posted on: Jul 17, 2007, Source: AlterNet

If Bush had explained that he wiped away the VP's right hand man's sentence of 30 months for perjury in federal court, because you can't send a man named Scooter to prison, I would have understood. But the excuse used was the sentence was "excessive."

Posted on: Jul 6, 2007, Source: AlterNet

I got your checks and balances right here. Well, right there, under Dick Cheney's foot, holding hands with individual liberties, writhing in their death throes.

Posted on: Jun 21, 2007, Source: AlterNet

There may be no future in our Baghdadian misadventure, but there is an excess of liquid metaphors.

Posted on: Jun 13, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Could it be that our love of punishing Paris really can be traced to our built up frustration with Dubyah? Are we kicking this poor poodle of a person as a Presidential proxy?

Posted on: Jun 4, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Here's some advice for the people in charge that might come in handy the next time a couple of ocean going behemoths appear in waters in which you don't think they belong: leave them alone.

Posted on: May 27, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Hillary Clinton just offered up the choice of her official presidential campaign song into the hands of the people. Here are a few ideas.

Posted on: May 21, 2007, Source: AlterNet

When Hugo Chavez called President Bush the devil at the U.N., he was way out of line. Everybody knows Bush isn't the devil. Cheney is.

Posted on: May 10, 2007, Source: AlterNet

The likes of George Bush I and II, George Tenet and Boy George might prove a death knell for the venerable name 'George.'

Posted on: May 3, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Hershey recently petitioned the FDA to legally redefine the term "chocolate" to include artificial sweeteners, milk substitutes and trans fat -- something more like "mockolate."

Posted on: Apr 25, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Gonzales is apparently suffering from situational amnesia. In his recent appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee, he was unable to recall anything ... 45 times.

Posted on: Apr 13, 2007, Source: AlterNet

The job of mocking, scoffing and taunting Republicans these days is almost too easy.

Posted on: Apr 5, 2007, Source: AlterNet

The World Series of presidential politics may be 19 months down the road, but the players are already lacing up their cleats. Here's a look at the field.

Posted on: Mar 26, 2007, Source: AlterNet

We got ourselves a Battle Royale between the two gnarliest branches of government that a tree has ever see. Watch Executive Privilege do battle with the People's Right to Know.

Posted on: Mar 14, 2007, Source: AlterNet

These days the Department of Justice has become the Department of Just Us. And that us, doesn't include you or me.

Posted on: Mar 5, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Here's a few of the rumored service improvements members of the 7-mile club can expect to see coming to a jetway near you.

Posted on: Feb 16, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Celebrities have their award shows -- so should politicians. Welcome to the: "Thank God For These Liquid Squeezebags Because I'm a Comic" Awards.

Posted on: Feb 9, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Satirical musings on the president and rehab.

Posted on: Feb 1, 2007, Source: AlterNet

I'll root for the Colts, as their fair city has never won ... anything ... ever, except the record for auto accidents over Memorial Day weekend.

Posted on: Jan 22, 2007, Source: AlterNet

A California Democratic Assemblywoman plans to introduce a bill that will make spanking a child under three years old a crime. Do we really need a law here?

Posted on: Jan 16, 2007, Source: AlterNet

When Omar Bradley talked about fighting the wrong war, at the wrong place, at the wrong time, and with the wrong enemy, he was predicting Bush.

Posted on: Jan 4, 2007, Source: AlterNet

This is the time of years people decide to change their nefarious ways. Diet. Quit smoking. More exercise. Stop invading countries. Less killing of innocent people. The list goes on ...

Posted on: Dec 27, 2006, Source: AlterNet

There's something on this list for everyone -- even Saddam Hussein and Jason Alexander.