n. One who takes advantage of any opportunity to achieve an end, often with no regard for principles or consequences.
YOU ARE VISITING THE OLD MALKIN(S)WATCH. THAT'S FANTASTIC. PLEASE VISIT THE NEW MALKIN(S)WATCH WHEN YOU GET A CHANCE. While Michelle is whining about "liberal bias" (CBS actually covered both the Pope's death and one of the most-watched sporting events of the year on the same day, those sacriligeous cretins) Mykeru is both honoring the pope and eviscerating right-wing opportunists.
Nothing says "scumbag" like the transparently nasty wing nut tactic, just slightly more advanced than making shit up, of combing through posts on Democratic Underground to find a poster writing something stupid and then claiming this represents "liberal" thinking. Sorry, I missed the great liberal conspiracy meeting where they explained that liberal thought is encompassed by random twits posting on the net. Second to that sleazy tactic is sifting through the often lazy and confused live coverage of the Pope's death to find slights against him, religion, God and decorum, even if they have to be half-imagined.I'm sure Malkin is adding a chapter to her book - even as we speak - about the anti-Catholic bias of