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CEO Math

Steven Conn | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics
Steven Conn

CEO Math is what results after drinking an ideological Red Bull. Suitably buzzed, you then begin to do arithmetic to maximize short-term profits -- regardless of whether your math is legal, ethical, good for business in the long-term

10 Pundits Who Picked Romney -- and Knew Better

Michael Sigman | Posted 01.07.2013 | Media
Michael Sigman

Karl Rove led a parade of "experts" masquerading as fair-minded analysts whose real agenda was to line their own pockets by feeding the public's craving for information that confirms their biases. Here, 10 of the worst offenders.

Michael Calderone

How Fox News Covered Election Night | Michael Calderone | Posted 11.07.2012 | Media

NEW YORK – Karl Rove gave Republicans hope for about a half hour after Fox News called Ohio, and the election, for President Barack Obama, thus kick...

Jason Linkins

The Worst Predictions Of The 2012 Election Season | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

Tonight, barring some unforeseen horrible event (or a completely foreseen Ohio outcome that puts the fate of the presidency into some sort of weeks-lo...

Worse Than Losing: How Obama Changed the Media Narrative

Dan Kennedy | Posted 12.04.2012 | Media
Dan Kennedy

You're going to hear a lot of talk from President Obama's supporters today about why Romney's vastly superior performance didn't matter. Don't believe it. In fact, the first debate is going to matter a great deal in the days ahead.

Blaming America for Political Gain During the Middle East Violence

Joel Rubin | Posted 11.21.2012 | Politics
Joel Rubin

Let us remember that, just like the Libyans who today denounce the killing of Ambassador Stevens, there are those in the new Arab world who we can work with to build a better future.

WATCH: Fox News Pundit Disagrees With Everyone On Clinton Speech

Posted 09.06.2012 | Media

Fox News' contributor Charles Krauthammer strayed from the general consensus, and panned Bill Clinton's speech at the Democratic national convention o...

Conservative Media Calls On Todd Akin To Drop Out

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 10.21.2012 | Media

If embattled GOP Senate candidate Todd Akin was looking for support within the conservative media on Monday, he would have been very disappointed. ...

When Truth Is a Lie

Ari Rabin-Havt | Posted 10.01.2012 | Media
Ari Rabin-Havt

By claiming that "Obama started his presidency by returning to the British Embassy the bust of Winston Churchill that had graced the Oval Office," Krauthammer used the Washington Post to further a conspiracy dating back to the days of Glenn Beck's chalkboard.

The Evil of Misquoting

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 09.29.2012 | Media
Jeff Schweitzer

An honest debate about different world views is healthy in a democracy. But the GOP has taken us away from that legitimate debate by running against a candidate of their own creation, one not remotely resembling the real Obama.

WATCH: Fox News Contributor's Scorching Words For Romney

Posted 07.27.2012 | Media

Fox News contributor Charles Krauthammer slammed Mitt Romney over his unfortunate remarks about the London Olympics on Thursday night. Romney rece...

Why Is Charles Krauthammer Enraged Over President Obama's Deferred Action Policy?

David Leopold | Posted 07.23.2012 | Politics
David Leopold

Over the past month Charles Krauthammer has repeatedly railed against Mr. Obama, claiming he has engaged in "naked lawlessness" as part of an "imperial presidency." But his anger has eclipsed the facts.

Obama's Dream and the Right's Crocodile Tears

Doug Kendall | Posted 08.24.2012 | Politics
Doug Kendall

Do folks like Marco Rubio, Michele Bachmann, war-on-terror architect John Yoo, and columnist Charles Krauthammer really believe the Constitution means one thing when a Republican is in the White House, and something entirely different when the President is a Democrat?

McCarthyism Survives: Fox News Carries the Torch

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 07.10.2012 | Media
Jeff Schweitzer

Fox is now what McCarthy would have been if he had access to the Internet and 24-hour cable TV. Odd stories like the birther movement only exist because Fox irresponsibly fans the flames, continuing to report on the discredited issue.

The "Individual Mandate" Is a Great Advance for Freedom

Jesse Larner | Posted 06.02.2012 | Politics
Jesse Larner

Libertarians are fond of saying, "Your right to swing your fist ends where my chin begins." The idea is that the only legitimate limits on freedom of ...

Mind Games

D. R. Tucker | Posted 05.27.2012 | Politics
D. R. Tucker

Facts destroyed 'motivated reasoning' in my case. Could this happen to other conservatives? That depends on conservatives being willing to subject the views they hear and read to strict scrutiny, to ask themselves if they're really hearing the truth from the talkers.

Out Come The Knives: Conservative Pundits Slam Gingrich

Posted 12.12.2011 | Politics

As Newt Gingrich's surge in the polls continues, the backlash against his campaign for president has begun. Prominent conservatives like Ann Coulter, ...

Jason Linkins

Mitt Romney Needs To Turn Down The Trump Debate | Jason Linkins | Posted 12.06.2011 | Politics

UPDATE, 4:17pm: Mitt Romney has evidently taken my advice. Donald Trump, through a spokesman, sent over a response to Romney's decision not to atte...

Sam Stein

Gingrich's Relationship With Conservative Media: It's Complicated | Sam Stein | Posted 12.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Monday, radio host Rush Limbaugh railed against big-time columnists and TV pundits who've been attacking Newt Gingrich. But it wasn't...

Michael Calderone

Conservative Pundits: GOP Primary Lacks Foreign Policy Focus | Michael Calderone | Posted 12.02.2011 | Media

The Republican Party is divided like never before on the issue of U.S. foreign policy, with rifts over foreign engagement, Pentagon budgeting and the ...

Michael Calderone

'Leading From Behind': The Evolution Of A Blind Quote | Michael Calderone | Posted 10.29.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- In late June, the New Yorker’s Ryan Lizza was following Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann on the campaign trail when he heard the Republic...

Keeping Some From Voting Is Part of the Plan

Dennis Jett | Posted 09.07.2011 | Politics
Dennis Jett

It should be clear to all but the most steadfast of reality deniers that the strategy of the Republican Party for the presidential election next year is to cause another recession and hope the voters blame President Obama.

For Gingrich Gaffe, Video Killed the Video Star

Ari Melber | Posted 07.18.2011 | Media
Ari Melber

In the old days, raising big money and netting an early appearance on shows like Meet The Press would mint first tier candidates like Newt Gingrich. Now, the soundbites that emerge from such shows can matter more than the entire appearance.

Lockboxes and Lunchboxes: Krauthammer vs. Social Security

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Charles Krauthammer wants you to know two things: There's no "lockbox" for Social Security and there's no such thing as a free lunch. He's wrong about Social Security, but first things first: Let's do lunch.

Rush Vs. Fox News: Limbaugh Rips Panel For 'Slobbering' Over Obama, Panel Responds

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

A feud has broken out between Rush Limbaugh and the so-called "All Star Panel" on Fox News' "Special Report" over the panel's praise for President Oba...