Marco Rubio -- the Tea Party's wunderkind, GOP's great not-too-white hope, and water's most awkward chugger -- had his moment in the national spotlight last night, delivering a rebuttal to President Obama's State of the Union speech in both English and Spanish. The reviews are in, ranging from the D ... More >>
Illustration by Pat KinsellaLet's start this list with a caveat: In the 305, the vast majority of police officers are decent men and women risking their lives to protect America's craziest county. It's not a job most of us could do, and we salute them for it. Really.But it's also true that when c ... More >>
Man, it seems like everyone has an opinion on NBC's Conan O'Brien/Jay Leno disaster. Even, apparently, Cuban dictator Fidel Castro.Just about every late night show has devoted most of its monologue to the situation, and O'Brien's tonight show is no different. Last night, among his many bits, Cona ... More >>
Riptide is not part of the liberal media elite. Not yet anway, but it sure doesn't help that we're not reading the latest Maureen Dowd columns in a timely manner. Dowd's Sunday column about the Henry Gates hiccup takes inspiration from a familiar source. Apparently, she watched Miami Police ... More >>
A couple weeks ago Herald columnist Leonard Pitts Jr phoned in a dumb column about how much he hates Twitter. Well, he takes to his blog (you know, the other online medium he used to dismiss) to reveal the online bruising he took form angry, angry Tweet-addicts, and promises never to offend the Twit ... More >>
You have Selena Roberts to thank for the A-Rod steroid scandal. The sports journalist broke the news for Sport Illustrated, but not after scouring all over Miami to get a quote from A-Rod himself. Five days before the story was published on SI.com, Roberts flew to Miami and engaged in what A-Rod him ... More >>
The director assigns motive to Dubya's MO, but at this point, who cares?
Jimmy Morales ponders the disease with no known cure
Democrats hate him. Journalists scorn him. Most Americans ignore him. Which is fine with Matt Drudge. He's taking it to the bank.
June 10 - 16, 1999
After allegedly attempting to hand-cancel a postal clerk for addressing him incorrectly, 66-year-old Marlon Green is receiving mail at the Dade County Jail
He's inexperienced. He's hefty. He's the First Brother-in-Law. And he's coming soon to a ballot near you.