David Weigel

  • Film

    May 23, 2013

    Hate-Watching 'Hating Breitbart'

    Fudging the truth with the late Tea Partier

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2010

    John Campbell Weighs in on Totally Predictable BP Apology Scandal

    Flickr user tifotter / Creative Commons​A mild brouhaha broke out today when Texas congressman Joe Barton told BP CEO Tony Hayward that he was "ashamed" at the way the Obama administration had asked the notorious oil-spilling company to set aside $20 billion in a fund to help cover the damages cau ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2010

    Orly Taitz Featured in MSNBC Documentary Premiering Tonight

    John Gilhooley / OC Weekly​One of the sharpest birther-watchers around, David Weigel of the Washington Post, recently swore off any further coverage for Laguna Niguel's Orly Taitz. "As far as I'm concerned, the Taitz trainwreck ended on Tuesday when she rode a wave of publicity to 26% in Cali ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2009

    What Are Birthers Doing Hanging With Top Repubs In Newport?

    ​Matt Coker already did a nice job previewing the Western Conservative Political Action Conference taking place today and tomorrow at the Radisson in Newport Beach. But the Washington Independent's David Weigel -- who loves Orly Taitz as much as we do -- points out that  this conference isn't ... More >>

  • Columns

    July 2, 2009
  • Blogs

    March 11, 2009

    Campbell Shrugged

    With Irvine City Councilwoman Beth Krom indicating she will run for his 48th Congressional District seat, the big question is which novel Rep. John Campbell (R-Newport Beach) will pull off his shelf for prophesy. The Washington Independent reported on Campbell giving his departing interns copies of ... More >>