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BAGnews Reads The Pictures: Michelle Malkin with the Sound Off

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Shaw

2009-08-04-michelle_malkin_shaw_fp.jpgYou might think the screen grab is unfair, like a sliver or instant pulled out-of-context in which any of us might look ready to be committed.

Arianna Joins "This Week" Roundtable To Discuss Obama, Gates Controversy (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

Arianna joined the roundtable on ABC News' "This Week", along with Paul Krugman, George Will, David Brooks and Donna Brazile, to discuss the politics ...

Television News Gleefully Trades Integrity for Access

Josh Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Josh Nelson

We have known about the access of evil phenomenon for some time now, but I think this document is the best hard proof of it we've seen yet.

George Stephanopoulos's Daughter Screamed "I Hate You!" During Radio Broadcast From Home

New York Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

GEORGE Stephanopoulos, just named Father of the Year by the National Father's Day Committee, said he was certain the title would be revoked due to a r...

Is Congress Ready to Reassert its Independent Role?

Sandy Maisel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sandy Maisel

I have just finished watching the Sunday talk shows. All in all -- and this from a Sunday morning talk show junkie -- a pretty poor excuse for analysis of what's going on in Washington.

David Gregory's "Meet The Press" Ratings Hit New Low — The Sunday Morning Horse Race Is On

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

If the Sunday morning TV throne is empty, then the race for the crown is on. NBC's "Meet the Press" suffered its lowest ratings since David Gregory...

Obama Caving on Gays in the Military

Aubrey Sarvis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aubrey Sarvis

In Washington, we know about commissions and study groups and promise-them-anything when you're trolling for votes. But after the election... well, memories fade.

Republican Incoherence on Climate Change

David Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Roberts

Republicans are completely a mess -- a familiar mess, trapped between their increasingly loopy base and the American mainstream. Their base is full of flat-earthers that don't believe the scientific consensus.

Celebrities Hit Auction Block for Human Rights

Jeffrey Buchanan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jeffrey Buchanan

The online auction will raise funds supporting the RFK Center's vital work around the globe.

Sam Stein

Ahmadinejad To Obama: Return My Messages (VIDEO) | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, up for reelection later this year but appearing on ABC's This Week this Sunday, sought to portray Barack Obama a...

Ahmadinejad tells Stephanopoulos: I Accept A Two State Solution

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
MJ Rosenberg


Luddites Live On

Lance Simmens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lance Simmens

John Boehner's job is to advance policies that will make a positive difference for all Americans, not to pander to the Luddites who are fearful of new technologies and scientific development.

Jason Linkins

ABC's "This Week" More Interested In Susan Boyle Than Torture Memos | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Funny that a guy like Chuck Todd would describe the recent urgency in the public over the release of the torture memos as something outside the mainst...

Sunday Morning Still Searching For Successor To Russert's Throne: Will It Be Stephanopoulos?

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

"The throne is empty." So said "Fox News Sunday" host Chris Wallace, meaning that there has been no successor as the king of Sunday morning televisio...

Sam Stein

Krugman: Stress Tests "Self-Esteem" Class That No One Fails (VIDEO) | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With the banking industry suffering from a crisis in confidence as much as liquidity, Paul Krugman says the Treasury Department will likely sugarcoat ...

The Genius of Glenn Beck

Lionel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Glenn Beck does it all. I saw his genius in that classic post hemorrhoid surgery YouTube piece. God only knows what the hell that was about, but I watched it, muttering, "Beck is a genius."

Cheney, Rove, and Fleischer and the Importance of Net Neutrality

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joseph A. Palermo

Dick Cheney, Karl Rove, Ari Fleischer and other right-wing mouthpieces are trying to frame future debates while they reinvent the George W. Bush years...

Jason Linkins

Scritti Politti: March 17, 2009 | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

So today marked the beginning and, hopefully, the end, of Twitterviewing. As much as I enjoy Twitter, it is a medium that is fantastically incompatib...

McCain Doing "Twitterview" With George Stephanopoulos

ABC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Next Tuesday, I'm trying something new. Catch my "twitterview" with Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., on Tuesday, March 17 at 12 noon on Twitter....

Limbaugh: ABC Falsely Reported That GOP Leader Disagreed With Me

The Plum Line | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Okay, the Limbaugh wars have just taken yet another weird new turn -- Rush is claiming that a high profile GOP leader who appeared to disagree with hi...

Memo to The Media: Having Rove on to Pontificate on the Economy is like Having Madoff on to Pontificate on Investing

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

Republicans have deservedly lost control of the government. And given the bankruptcy of their ideas for addressing the crisis we face, they realize their only chance to return to power is to try to rewrite history. Enter Karl Rove... READ MORE Darkening Clouds... Silver Lining? While we are trying to move the economy to full capacity, we also need to make sure that our communities are operating at full capacity. Our full capacity of giving. Our full capacity of service. Our full capacity of compassion. As America's Misery Index soars, so must our Empathy Index. READ MORE Watch: Arianna on Larry King Live Discussing Limbaugh's Influence on the GOP and Obama's Stimulus Plan

Congressional Democrats Made a Big Mistake Including Earmarks in the Spending Bill

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

Democrats in Congress could really use a lesson in the art of politics from President Obama. They have handed the Republicans a legitimate issue to complain about, and there isn't a single good reason for it.

Whitman's Sampler: The Ex-eBay CEO's Moves Mirror the Republican Crisis

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Bradley

Whitman, pushing policies that resonate on the far right of American politics even as some doubt her sincerity, has her work cut out for her in winning the governorship of blue state California.

Obama Lunches With TV Anchors

New York Times | Jeff Zeleny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

President Obama had a few lunch guests over to the White House on Tuesday to offer a preview of the evening speech he will be delivering to a joint se...

Sam Stein

Bank Nationalization: "As American As Apple Pie" | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Even before the panel discussion commenced, George Stephanopoulos knew that this would not, in actuality, be a debate. The topic was the nationalizati...