Gawker
Date: 2010-06-07
Author: Jim Newell

Article Mentions
Author, Jim Newell
Mentioned, Mitt Romney
Mentioned, Gawker Media
Mentioned, Wonkette
Hello everyone! I am your new Gawker staffer Jim Newell, and I will be writing about everyone's favorite horror show, American politics, right here all day every day. Should you even bother reading? Yes! (Please?) So what's going on here? I come directly from the "notorious" political comedy blog Wonkette.com, where I had been an editor since 2007. The first six months of that term were under the ownership of the Gawker, after which we went independent in order to become more, uh, authentic, and also because Gawker Media was getting rid of us. We went on to do a bunch of silly things, like single-handedly getting Barack Obama elected president and his health care bill through Congress, with some jokes thrown in along the way. It was fun. Bu...(read more)
... Hello everyone! I am your new Gawker staffer Jim Newell, and I will be writing about everyone's favorite horror show, American politics, right here all day every day. Should you even bother reading? Yes! (Please?) So what's going on here? I come dire ...


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