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Achenblog: April 27, 2008 - May 3, 2008

Nader on Cotton Dust Standards

You may recall that my story on What Does A President Do quoted a Harvard professor saying that Jimmy Carter got entangled in such minutia as approving the use of the White House tennis court: "Roger Porter, who teaches...

By Joel Achenbach  |  May 2, 2008; 8:07 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (278)
 
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"Threw Him Under a Bus"

"He threw him under a bus." Where did this phrase come from? Suddenly it is the required phrase for describing the act of publically breaking with, or criticizing, or blaming, a former ally/friend/colleague/lover. The Obama-Wright relationship has incited a...

By Joel Achenbach  |  April 30, 2008; 2:39 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Poseidon Adventure Dinner

So it was very late, at Reuters's party, pretty much the last thing happening at the Hilton Saturday night, and I was talking to a fellow named Jason from Congress Daily, and it suddenly dawned on us both that...

By Joel Achenbach  |  April 29, 2008; 6:53 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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