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The Man Who Called His Wife a "C--t" Cries "Sexism!"

Seth Grahame-Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Seth Grahame-Smith

The man who joked about Chelsea Clinton being "ugly" cries "offensive!" The man who can't remember how many houses he owns cries "elitist!" And America eats it up.

Palin Perpetuates Politics of the Past

Joe Vogel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Vogel

The Palins, Roves and Hannitys of the world remind us the politics of the past -- of cynicism, manipulation, and fear -- still have many devoted disciples and even more drones.

There Will Be Blood: Obama Supporters React to Palin's Speech

Seth Grahame-Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Seth Grahame-Smith

Maybe Sarah Palin really did hit one out of the park last night. Or maybe, as I believe, she simultaneously enthralled Evangelicals and raised another $25M for Barack Obama.

McCain Risks Becoming the Anti-Science Candidate

Lawrence M. Krauss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lawrence M. Krauss

The biggest blow to one's confidence in John McCain's commitment to sound science came last week with his choice of running mate.

8 Reasons Sarah Palin is More Qualified than Barack Obama

Seth Grahame-Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Seth Grahame-Smith

She's exactly the kind of leader America needs: the kind that will always put country first -- even if that country happens to be The Republic of Alaska.

Networks Sleep While Democracy Burns

Timothy Karr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Timothy Karr

While the networks yuk it up with sitcoms and teen libido, the message they're sending the American public is that the most important political gatherings of the last four years don't merit the nation's full attention.

Are the Conventions Worth 32 Cents?

Jay Mandle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jay Mandle

Party conventions are not supposed to be privately financed. Political conventions have, in short, become one more way that inequality is built into our political system.

Sam Stein

McCain's Reed Fundraiser Revives Scrutiny Of His Abramoff Investigation

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The political world, and the Democratic Party in particular, is in a buzz over news that John McCain will attend a fundraiser hosted by Ralph Reed, th...

Elizabeth Edwards: A Conflicted Heroine

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marcia G. Yerman

Elizabeth Edwards will get through this. We have seen her grit and fortitude in the past. What the public will be questioning, when they go deeper than their initial reaction of empathy, will be what role she played in how this crisis was handled.

Older, Unhappy Women As Swing Voters

Janet Ritz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Janet Ritz

Older women might end up voting against their own interests with a McCain who, at least, culturally speaks their language, as opposed to an Obama, who does not seem to be speaking to them at all.

Top Ten Reasons Rep. Eric Cantor is Out of Step with Jews (and Americans)

Ira Forman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ira Forman

Cantor is clearly from the right of the right wing of the Republican Party. If McCain thinks that Cantor will help him with the Jewish community because he's Jewish, McCain is sorely mistaken.

Eliot Spitzer In Therapy For Possible Sex Addiction: NY Post

NY Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Gov. Eliot Spitzer has gone into therapy in the wake of the hooker scandal that swept him out of office, a Spitzer insider told The Post yester...

More on Spitzer's Call Girl: Yearbook Photos, Nightclub Footage, and Video of Her In Elementary School Playing Sandy In "Grease"

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Wow — it's amazing what 24 hours of solid digging will do, especially when you're the media and your target is a not-camera-shy aspiring singer with...

Eliot Spitzer Campaign Funds Investigated By Feds

NY Times | DANNY HAKIM and DON VAN NATTA Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The New York Times reports that the FBI is investigating whether former Gov. Spitzer spent campaign money to fund his extramarital trysts: Prosecutor...

As Spitzer's Star Falls, Ashley Alexandra Dupré's Is On The Rise

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Will Ashley Dupré become a star? Well, really, what other option does she have -- this is on her permanent record, and she'll never, ever escape it. Her only option is to use it, and so far she's in a pretty good position to do so.

The Sex Workers Speak: True-Life Tales of the World's Oldest Profession

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

I've done pretty well with my media predictions on L'Affaire Eliot Spitzer, but I completely missed one huge and very newsworthy area: The true-life s...

Ashley Alexandra Dupré, Video Chick: See Spitzer's Call Girl Featured In Rap Video

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Ashley Alexandra Dupr, the high-priced prostitute at the center of New York Governor Eliot Spitzer's, is also an aspiring singer who appeared in a rap...

"Listen Dude, Do You Really Want The Sex?" Howie Kurtz Tears A Page From The Daily Show

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Howard Kurtz had fun this weekend with his fellow newsies on "Reliable Sources" over the ubiquitous Eliot Spitzer sex scandal (and we already noted ho...

Prostitution: A User's Manual

Huffington Post Living | Anya Strzemien and Verena von Pfetten | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

In light of Eliot Spitzer's recent announcement that he was involved in a prostitution ring, the HuffPost Living editors have put together this handy-...

Report: Spitzer Has Used Hookers For 6 Years

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Report: Spitzer Has Used Hookers For 6 Years: The New York Post reported Tuesday that Gov. Eliot Spitzer's history with prostitutes might go back furt...

Spitzer's Resignation Speech: Transcript

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The following is the text of New York Governor Eliot Spitzer's resignation speech in the wake of the sex scandal that broke on Monday which revealed t...

Eliot Spitzer Thought Process Flowchart

236.com | 23/6: News You Can Misuse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

What's the public and media to do after Gov. Eliot Spitzer was caught up in a sex and prostitution scandal? Pass around Spitzer jokes and make copious...

Eliot Spitzer: Dickipedia

236.com | 23/6: News You Can Misuse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Eliot Laurence Spitzer (born June 10, 1959) is a former New York State Attorney General, the current Governor of New York, a self-professed "steamroll...

Why Do Men Cheat?

Newsweek | Mary Carmichael | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Since time immemorial, men have cheated. They cheat on beautiful women, they cheat on smart women, they just plain, old cheat. And yes, women cheat t...

Spitzer Prostitute's Music Prices Rise Overnight

Silicon Alley Insider | Peter Kafka | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Who's Ashley Alexandra Dupre? See this New York Times story for details. Or check out her profile on Amie Street, the Queens-based online music startu...