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Deconstructing McCarthyism

Arnold Steinberg | Posted 10.08.2016 | Politics
Arnold Steinberg

Hillary Clinton's political life revolves about the certainty of a vast right-wing conspiracy, its existence again disproven, this time by McCarthyism and its fallout. If there were a conspiracy, Kevin McCarthy would not have spilled the beans, and Republicans would not react so stupidly.

The Speaker of the House Will Be...?

Arnold Steinberg | Posted 10.05.2016 | Politics
Arnold Steinberg

Republicans need a Speaker of the House who is a front guy (or woman) who can talk and walk at the same time, is not verbally accident prone, and who projects a positive and optimistic persona, someone likable and not angry all the time.

Dreams Becoming Reality

Jackson Richman | Posted 09.18.2016 | Good News
Jackson Richman

Since childhood, I have been interested in journalism and politics. When I was in my early teens, I frequently watched the early local news. Now as a young adult, attending school in Washington, D.C. I can take advantage of a plethora of journalistic opportunities.

Will the Media Call Out Donald Trump on His Anti-Vaxxer Nonsense?

Dan Kennedy | Posted 09.18.2016 | Media
Dan Kennedy

By any reasonable standard of what constitutes acceptable public discourse, Donald Trump's presidential campaign should have ended on Wednesday at about 10:50 p.m. That's when he set his extravagantly sprayed hair on fire by indulging in some truly dangerous myths about vaccines.

Tucker Carlson to Journalists: Pay Attention to Me or You're "Contemptible" and Biased

Eric Boehlert | Posted 12.09.2012 | Media
Eric Boehlert

Sorry Tucker, but ignoring Daily Caller's failed offerings isn't a form of bias. It's just common sense.

WATCH: The Cowardly Lions of 'Free Speech'

Bill Moyers | Posted 09.08.2012 | Politics
Bill Moyers

Conservatives across the country are fighting legal battles to keep their sugar daddies secret. Why? The right wing opposes disclosure laws because the super-rich just might be bullied and harassed by the rest of us who want to know who's buying our elections.

Grumpy Conservatives Survey Post-Iowa Scene

Dan Kennedy | Posted 03.05.2012 | Media
Dan Kennedy

The Pollyanna award goes to Ross Douthat of the New York Times, who thinks caucus-goers did themselves proud last night. "Presented with the weakest presidential field of any major party in a generation," he writes, "they made the best of a bad situation."

Howard Fineman

Huck Going To Sarah's Turf | Howard Fineman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Move over Sarah Palin, the mythic land of Alaska is getting some attention from another would-be Republican contender. If former Arkans...

Fred Barnes Is On Republican Payroll

Salon | Joe Conason | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Weekly Standard editor claimed political purity in bashing Journolist, but he's on the Republican payroll...

Health Care Post-Mortem: Dems Feel the Wind at Their Back, GOP Hoisted With Its Own Cynical Petard

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

The lives of millions of Americans will be improved because of what the Democrats have done. The Republicans, meanwhile, have been hoisted with their own deeply cynical petard.

Fred Barnes: Palin Has A "Whiny Edge" (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the wake of Sarah Palin's resignation, even conservative magazine editors are getting tired of her relentless anti-media shtick. Charles Krauthamme...

Fred Barnes: Palin Has "Dashed Her Chances" For 2012

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Numerous Republican pundits who heartily backed Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin in 2008 have tried to argue that her surprise resignation could help her run i...

Bashing Obama On Iran's Election: Watch Out For Agent Provocateurs On The Neo-Con Right

Thomas de Zengotita | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Thomas de Zengotita

The possibility that leaders could emerge in Iran who would be less easy to portray as lunatics has the Neocons worried.

Pundits Celebrated End Of Iraq War 6 Years Ago Today

Posted 05.25.2011 | World


Right Wing World from The Stephanie Miller Show

Stephanie Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Stephanie Miller

Today's "Right Wing World" features Bill Cunningham attacking women, Fred Barnes attacking Colin Powell and right wing caller Jerry checks in with a challenge.

The Republican Party Is Headed To War -- With Itself

Matt Littman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matt Littman

There will be a civil war in the Republican Party, between the people who believe the Party has gone too far to the right, and the people who believe that the Party just had the wrong messenger this time.

Jed Lewison

Even Fox News Admits McCain's Missteps (VIDEO) | Jed Lewison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

There are some things that even Fox News has to admit, and apparently among those things is the fact that Barack Obama had a better week than John McC...

Thomas B. Edsall

Some Conservatives Air Concerns Over Palin | Thomas B. Edsall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The McCain campaign's desperate gamble on Sarah Palin, aimed at reversing the Arizona senator's downward spiral, has met with decidedly mixed reaction...