David Taintor

David Taintor is a news editor at Talking Points Memo. Previously, he worked at NBC News and Adweek. He's a native of Minnesota. Reach him at taintor@talkingpointsmemo.com.

Articles by David

Saturday Night Live over the weekend lampooned the ongoing WikiLeaks saga, floating a new format to reveal the juiciest leaked cables: "WikiLeaks: TMZ."

Sipping from the signature TMZ thermos, Bill Hader (playing WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange) asked his staff, "So what do we have today, guys? Looking for world leaders behaving badly. Come on."

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Just as Congress prepares to vote on the Bush-era tax cuts, MoveOn.org has a new ad out today, calling for President Barack Obama to return to his bold days as a candidate.

The ad features a montage of people asking Obama to "be the president we fought to elect," and let the tax cuts expire.

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