Americans love a scapegoat. From Communists to slaves, from LGBT people to those suspected of witchcraft, the venom with which some Americans have shamed and persecuted innocent people is quite beyond the pale.
Mitt Romney, rather than gracefully accepting defeat, continues to let us know he would have been a better president. Ann Romney, too, has expended energy bashing President Obama, ungraciously.
Do you remember any Republicans saying that Mitt Romney's wealth created a "disincentive" for his wife to go out and work, and that this was somehow a bad thing? Of course not.
This kind of talent clearly comes from spending lots time in front or a mirror or up in the attic -- where fooling around or perhaps just trying to make yourself laugh becomes inspiration.
MSNBC host Chris Hayes joined former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer on June 21, 2013 at 92Y to discuss all things politics. In this clip, Hayes detai...
During the last presidential election cycle dressage took a hammering from liberal pundits who circled like jackals around Ann Romney and her Olympic contender, Rafalca. It was heartbreaking to witness such vicious assaults on a sport that offers so much joy to riders from all walks of life.
After four months of silence, Mitt and Ann grant their first interview. ...
Thank you, Chris Wallace! Without you and Fox News, I never would have known that Republicans still think it's everybody else's fault that they lost in 2012.
On the sixth-floor maternity ward / Of a hospital called Lenox Hill, / Two new parents of one little girl / Paid a very big hospital bill.
The behavior of a woman who appears on the public stage can be counted on to provoke a contentious referendum on the state of women in general. Is this good for women?
One of the blessings of having an unfettered imagination is a willingness to take greater risks than many other artists. When it was first announced t...
So here they are, the top 10 females who cost Mitt Romney the presidency, each of them representing one of the myriad factors that helped construct the unelectable mosaic that became Bain's Captain of Industry.
Occasionally, candidates for electoral office seem even less aware than the rest of the populace about what "democracy" means or ought to mean. Once in a while -- not often enough -- they pay a price at the polls for their obtuseness. This election was one such time.
In the final days of the election, it's easy to forget that Americans unite around some very common themes. Michelle Obama and Ann Romney, given the positive media response to their speeches, hit at the heart of one of America's most important 'jobs,' namely raising children.
Looking for the dead solid skinny on the upcoming presidential election? You've come to the right place. As a public service, we're going to tell you right here and now who wins this thing and why.
Lawrence O'Donnell reported on Mitt Romney's comments regarding clean-up after Hurricane Sandy and said that in order to buff his own image as a disaster-relief specialist Romney compared the Sandy cleanup to... his experience cleaning up the field after a high-school football game.