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Shooting At Fort Lauderdale Airport in Florida Leaves 5 Dead

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 01.06.2017 | Crime

A gunman opened fire in a baggage claim area at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in South Florida. Five people were killed and eigh...

Ari Fleischer's Perfect GOP Vote-Getting Ploy: Slam The 'Biased' News Media

Larry Light | Posted 11.29.2016 | Media
Larry Light

Fleischer forecasts "a clash" coming between the new administration and the White House press corps, which he depicts as a smug, entitled bunch of liberal miscreants who are out to get poor Donald Trump.

Ahead Of Debate, Bush Alumni Back Trump

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 09.26.2016 | Politics

Dozens of former appointees of the administration of former President George W. Bush announced their support for Republican presidential nominee Donal...

'Morning Joe' Gangs Up On Ari Fleischer Over Iran Deal: 'You're Much Smarter Than This'

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 04.09.2015 | Media

MSNBC's "Morning Joe" invited former White House press secretary Ari Fleischer on the program Wednesday morning to discuss the contradictory messages ...

Michael Calderone

U.S. Spy Chief Warned Ex-NY Times Editor: 'You Will Have Blood On Your Hands' | Michael Calderone | Posted 07.14.2014 | Media

NEW YORK -- On the evening of Aug. 2, former New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson was on a crowded Metro North train, en route to her weekend...

Jason Linkins

Ari Fleischer Can't Remember Whether He Likes Iraq Withdrawal Or Not | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.13.2014 | Politics

On October 21, 2011, The New York Times reported on President Barack Obama's announcement that "the last American soldier would leave Iraq by the end ...

Sabrina Siddiqui

White House Staff Upheaval Actually Quite Normal, Say Former Bush, Clinton Officials | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 06.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- For President Barack Obama, 2014 has been a year of goodbyes at the White House. Two weeks ago, he accepted the resignation of his Ve...

Former Bush Press Secretary Said What About Nazis?

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 05.03.2013 | Politics

Former White House Press Secretary Ari Fleischer defended Guantanamo Bay on CNN Thursday night, arguing that the United States was justified in openin...

President Hugo Chavez and America's "Backyard"

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.06.2013 | World
Joseph A. Palermo

Hugo Chavez defied this history of power relations in the hemisphere. And for that defiance elite voices will vilify him, but a far larger number of people will see him as a hero.

"The '80s Are Calling... "

Andy Ostroy | Posted 12.23.2012 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

It was interesting that virtually the entire foreign policy discussion focused on the Middle East, as if nothing else around the world matters. Not a peep about the European financial meltdown, for example, and how they'd help fix the collapsing economies of Spain, Greece and Italy. So who "won?"

Michael Calderone

Why The Media Love Gaffes | Michael Calderone | Posted 08.01.2012 | Media

As Mitt Romney walked toward his motorcade Tuesday morning in Warsaw, Poland, Washington Post reporter Philip Rucker yelled a question in his directio...

ReThink Review: Pink Ribbons, Inc.

Jonathan Kim | Posted 08.06.2012 | Women
Jonathan Kim

This film urges us to look hard at what charities like Komen are really saying about breast cancer, those who have it and the companies trying to "pinkwash" themselves, insulating themselves from criticism.

Cable News Networks Give Pundits New Perk | Posted 06.09.2012 | Media

For professional political talkers, a cable-news contract used to be the ultimate. The residuals were limousine rides, paychecks, e-mails from names n...

I Hate What Limbaugh Said and Support His Right to Say It

Scott Blakeman | Posted 05.12.2012 | Politics
Scott Blakeman

Rush Limbaugh's words were disgusting, vile, mean spirited, misogynistic, and inane. Yet I am opposed to the organized efforts of several organizations to urge advertisers to boycott Limbaugh's show, and to demand that his show be cancelled.

Laura Bassett

Komen Insider Says Anti-Abortion VP Drove Planned Parenthood Cut-Off | Laura Bassett | Posted 02.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the nation's leading anti-breast-cancer charity, has insisted that its since-reversed decision to pull fund...

Republicans Reveal Strategy Against Obama On Private Call

Yahoo! News | Rachel Rose Hartman | Posted 12.06.2011 | Politics

Republicans on a private Republican National Committee conference call with allies Tuesday warned that party surrogates should refrain from personal a...

Top 10 Best Moments From the GOP Debate

Katie Halper | Posted 12.19.2011 | Comedy
Katie Halper

Michele Bachmann vows, "I will build a double-walled fence." It is unclear whether she moonlights in construction or will have her 23 children build the fence.

Bush's Former Spokesman Joins CNN

Posted 11.20.2011 | Media

Ari Fleischer, President George W. Bush's former press secretary, has joined CNN as a contributor, the network announced Tuesday. Fleischer was Bus...

Robert Gibbs Blew it With the Shirley Sherrod Saga

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

Robert Gibbs failed when he allowed the media frame to shift quickly to the missteps of the administration rather than emphasizing the underhanded, contrived, and racist actions of Andrew Breitbart and his fellow travelers at Fox News.

Retire Ari Fleischer! The Hypocrisy, Double Standards & Dishonesty Behind Helen Thomas's Retirement

Katie Halper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Katie Halper

More people seemed more upset over Helen Thomas's gaffe than they were over the killing of nine people on board a flotilla carrying humanitarian aid to Gaza.

Anti-Israeli Hysteria and Helen Thomas

Jawal Nga | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jawal Nga

Since when has Ari Fleisher's opinion on anything other than what President Bush caught fishing mattered to the global consensus?

More Outrage Over Helen Thomas Comment Than Murder of US Citizen

Ahmed Rehab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ahmed Rehab

It irks me that for an expedient cadre out there, a "few seconds" of emotional speech are seemingly enough to cancel out a 67 year long career of honorable service.

Is Helen Thomas an Anti-Semite, or Are Her Critics?

Sam Sedaei | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sam Sedaei

The real questions are for those who accuse Helen Thomas of anti-Semitism. Do these individuals believe anti-Semitism can ever be eradicated? If they do, how can they support Israel as a permanently Jewish state?

From Serious to Silly

Sam Greenfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Sam Greenfield

Ari Fleischer said Helen Thomas should be fired because of her scurrilous comments about Israel. The same Fleischer who stood by while John Ashcroft held Bible meetings on government property...

Helen Thomas

James Zogby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
James Zogby

In the incident under discussion, Helen Thomas clearly misspoke. But Helen should be honored and revered for her decades of professionalism, not remembered for one mistake.