Satire, at its best, is an artful blend of subtlety and wit. But often it plunges into heavy-handed ways. Then it becomes insufferably witless.
Live from New York, we've seen satire suffer under the "Saturday Night Live Syndrome" of ham-fisted un-funniness. Now this: Live From Washington -- it's the Bush White House.Read More
They were six months late in doing so, but the North Koreans finally lived up to the next step of a nuclear disarmament agreement they signed in 2005.Read More
One of a series of internal investigations into political meddling in the Bush administration Justice department has found -- no surprise -- political meddling.Read More
Former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales (Reuters Photo)
U.S. President George W. Bush's Justice Department improperly injected politics into hiring programs, a department investigation released on Tuesday found.
A report by the department's inspector general and office of professional responsibility said members of a screening committee were asked to weed out "wackos" and ideological "extremists" who sought work in a competitive honors program for entry-level attorneys or as summer interns.