BuzzFeed en BuzzFeed Ranks Jack Conway Second 'Hottest' Attorney General <p>Kentucky Democrat Jack Conway is the second hottest attorney general in the country, according to BuzzFeed.&nbsp;</p><p>How did this arbitrary and <strike>meaningless</strike> satirical list even come up, one may ask.</p><p>Well <em>The <a href="">Washington Post</a></em><a href=""> reported on Thursday</a> President Obama diverged from his prepared remarks at fundraiser to praise California Attorney General Kamala Harris.</p><p>The president said: "She’s brilliant and she’s dedicated, she’s tough. She also happens to be, by far, the best looking attorney general."</p><p>"It’s true! C’mon," Obama added.</p><p>Not so, says the online news outlet that is known for viral cat videos as much as political reporting. Thu, 04 Apr 2013 23:26:40 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey 4841 at BuzzFeed Ranks Jack Conway Second 'Hottest' Attorney General McConnell Elated With Fall of Newspapers <p>In a BuzzFeed profile piece, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., celebrates the rise of social media and is praising the fall of traditional newspaper outlets.</p><p>Like most conservatives, McConnell views traditional media outlets as bias against GOP views and he appears somewhat elated about the <a href="">dwindling print media</a> that once held a stranglehold on political coverage.</p><p>McConnell says social media allows for ideas to be heard in a more competitive landscape and commented on <a href=""><em>The Courier-Journal</em> hiring a marketing and sales VP as its publisher</a> earlier this year.</p><p>From <a href="">BuzzFeed</a>:</p><blockquote><p>McConnell, 70, spoke to BuzzFeed in his office overlooking the National Mall; he had tweeted of his plans for the interview earlier in the day from his iPad.</p><p>&ldquo;To the extent that there isn&rsquo;t media domination like there was in the days NBC, ABC, CBS the <i>New York Times</i>, the <i>Washington Post</i>, particularly since most people on my side of the aisle feel they had a pretty obvious bias &hellip; those days are over,&rdquo; he said. &ldquo;I kind of like this new environment. I think its much more competitive, much more balanced.&quot; Tue, 31 Jul 2012 00:34:22 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey 1169 at McConnell Elated With Fall of Newspapers