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Sue Castner

Serious Party Foul.

Rogue of the Week
When politicos put intra-party feuds over the general welfare of the human race, the Rogue Desk cries foul. And because that’s exactly what one committed Hillary Clinton delegate from Portland d ...   More
Wednesday, August 27, 2008 WW Editorial Staff

Vladimir Putin

Georgia on our mind

Rogue of the Week
The overwhelming stench of a Rogue amid the distant and confusing conflict between Russia and Georgia over South Ossetia prompted the Rogue Desk to break format this week. With the help of David Meyer ...   More
Wednesday, August 20, 2008 WW Editorial Staff

Clear Channel Outdoor

Company shows signs of cowardice.

Rogue of the Week
This week’s gold medal for Roguery goes to Clear Channel Outdoor. The billboard giant first flexed its corporate muscle in June on the Iraqi Children’s Campaign, refusing to take $2,100 fo ...   More
Wednesday, August 13, 2008 WW Editorial Staff

Senate Republicans

Thanks for nothing.

Rogue of the Week
Easy call on the Rogue this week—the 43 Republicans in the U.S. Senate whose votes last week stalled the Federal Media Shield Law. That bill would give journalists the right not to reveal their ...   More
Wednesday, August 6, 2008 WW Editorial Staff

David Wu

Talk about junk mail.

Rogue of the Week
For wasting taxpayer dollars by sending his constituents junk mail about not wasting taxpayers’ dollars, U.S. Rep David Wu (D-Ore.)—who’s up for re-election in November—gives t ...   More
Wednesday, July 30, 2008 WW Editorial Staff

Outlaw cyclists

Road rage rides on two wheels.

Rogue of the Week
The Rogue Desk gladly credits the vast majority of cyclists for the good they do in our bike-happy city. They conserve resources and reduce pollution and traffic—and they’re usually more p ...   More
Wednesday, July 23, 2008 WW Editorial Staff

John McCain

Give the money back, senator.

Rogue of the Week
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) has traveled to the Republican presidential nomination on what he and his media acolytes call the Straight Talk Express. But now his campaign’s unwillingness to answer ...   More
Wednesday, July 16, 2008 WW Editorial Staff

Bill Bradbury

A signature embarrassment.

Rogue of the Week
This week’s Rogue, Secretary of State Bill Bradbury, is considering running for governor in 2010. He hasn’t made much of a case recently for his competence. Republicans criticize Bradbury ...   More
Wednesday, July 9, 2008 WW Editorial Staff

Legacy Good Samaritan

Please, go by streetcar

Rogue of the Week
Few places are as well-served by public transportation as Legacy Good Samaritan hospital, this week’s Rogue. Its eight-block campus is next to three bus routes. Two MAX lines stop a half-mile aw ...   More
Wednesday, July 2, 2008 WW Editorial Staff

Bill O’Reilly

Pledge allegiance to the gasbag.

Rogue of the Week
For mischaracterizing a Portland school principal’s actions and deluging her with hate mail from his whack-job Fox TV viewers, ex-KATU gasbag Bill O’Reilly sweeps this week’s highest ...   More
Wednesday, June 25, 2008 WW Editorial Staff
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