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Dan Quayle

The Impeachment of Clarence Thomas' Credibility

Cliff Schecter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cliff Schecter

While he doesn't seem to even want to participate in his day job, Thomas certainly does engage in the kind of partisan politicking that is not only unseemly, but sets a terrible precedent.

Sarah Palin's Poll Numbers Get Even Worse

Brendan Nyhan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brendan Nyhan

A new CNN/Opinion Research Corporation poll conducted January 14-16 finds that perceptions of Palin have declined significantly since October.

My Brushes with Greatness (or Vice Versa)

Meredith C. Carroll | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Meredith C. Carroll

It's not as if I plan on taking credit for the number of shiny gold trophies that the film 127 Hours seems poised to win come awards season, but I fee...

Ben Quayle's Folks

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Former Vice President Dan Quayle Calls Attacks Against His Son, Ben Quayle, 'Ugly' And 'Slanderous'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Opponents of Ben Quayle, Republican candidate for Arizona's 3rd Congressional District, watch out, he just went there! (He called mommy and daddy.) ...

Ben Quayle -- (From Captain Obvious) 'You're No Barack Obama'

Morris W. O'Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Morris W. O'Kelly

There's "funny" and there's "FUNNY." Ben Quayle, the son of former Vice President Dan Quayle, recently declared that President Obama is the "worst pr...

Jennifer Aniston, Murphy Brown and Single Motherhood: Is O'Reilly the New Quayle?

Michael Yaki | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Yaki

What synapse snapped in the loofah-scrubbed mind of Bill O'Reilly to take to task one of America's sweethearts, Jennifer Aniston, for her simple statement in support of the possibilities of single motherhood?

WATCH: Ben Quayle Calls Obama 'Worst President In History'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Ben Quayle, son of former Vice President Dan Quayle, wants voters in Arizona's 3rd Congressional District to send him to Congress so he can "knock the...

Dan Quayle Warns GOP About Dangers Of The Tea Party

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Vice President Dan Quayle has a warning for the GOP -- "don't let the tea party go Perot." In other words, Quayle is counseling against allow...

Understanding Dick Cheney: The Power of the Undefeated Ex-VP

Aaron Zelinsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aaron Zelinsky

Dick Cheney occupies a historically unique position: He is an ex-VP who left office electorally undefeated and has not sought the Presidency. As a result, he retains some of the trappings of an undefeated elder statesman.

Olbermann Names Dick Morris 'Worst Person In The World' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Last night on "Countdown" host Keith Olbermann awarded the medal for "Worst Person in the World" to Fox News political analyst Dick Morris. Morris ta...

What Is Wrong With This Picture?

Robert Guttman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Guttman

Historically, hardly anyone pays attention to what former vice presidents have to say. Today, Biden and Cheney dominate the talk shows, and even Palin and Edwards are making news.

Ben Quayle, Son Of Dan Quayle, Running For Congress In Arizona

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX (AP) - Former Vice President Dan Quayle says his son is running for Congress in Arizona. The running mate of former President George H.W. Bus...

Reflections on the Loma Prieta Earthquake, 20 Years Later

Art Agnos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Art Agnos

When a disaster hits, it is too late to put your best people in charge of planning and preparation. That's not the place for soft political patronage.

Sarah Palin polls like Dan Quayle

Brendan Nyhan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brendan Nyhan

Sarah Palin continues to post gruesome poll numbers for a supposedly serious presidential contender. The latest CNN poll found that only 29 percent of...

Bobby Jindal, Dan Quayle and Socialist Health Care

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

Fear, not surprisingly, has remained one of the key tenets of the Republican message during Obama's presidency.

Sarah Palin, John Edwards and the Way We Choose Our Vice Presidents

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

The Edwards and Palin stories both underscore the quirk in our electoral system through which vice presidents are nominated.

We Don't Blame Michael Jackson Because We Blame Ourselves

Etan Bednarsh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Etan Bednarsh

Yes, it is sad that Jackson died as broken shards of a person, but it's sadder that he was once one beautiful whole who cracked under the pressure of our glare.

Long Beach Grand Prix - IndyCar combines for good race, few fans

Steve Parker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Steve Parker

Dario Franchitti dedicated his victory to his wife, Ashley Judd, whose 41st birthday they celebrated together at Long Beach - kind of a boring proposi...

Bailing Out the Neo-Cons

Jayne Lyn Stahl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jayne Lyn Stahl

We're now witnessing the neo-carnage that has resulted from neo-cons Newt Gingrich and his "Contract on America," and Ronald Reagan's buyout by Barry ...

Dowd's Snark Shoots Up, Down

Nancy Kruh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Nancy Kruh

In his book, Snark David Denby describes Maureen Dowd as "essentially sour and without hope," but my evidence, I believe, proves him wrong.

Not a Woman in the Picture

Paul Jenkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Jenkins

Is it a coincidence that in the world's largest economy, whose military expenditure accounts for half the global total, the most senior posts dealing with money and war are still reserved for men?

Snow, Quayle, Feinberg and Merkin: This Is Who Gets Our Bailout Money?

Dennis O'Brien | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dennis O'Brien

As a completely unregulated private equity partnership, Cerberus has no public reporting requirements. In fact, they are now refusing to disclose their finances even after the bailout.

Jason Linkins

Ann Coulter's Past Fake Media Firestorms Remembered | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Griping about single mothers? Jiminy crickets, y'all! That claptrap was way more trenchant back when Dan Quayle was calling out Murphy Brown on teevee!

Bailing Out Dan Quayle

Paul Jenkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Paul Jenkins

The battle over the bailout of some segments of the US auto industry has become increasingly defined in terms of class, but this hides the fact that the same type of players will benefit from both bailouts.