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Gop Rhetoric

Why Are GOP Contenders Reviving Racist Rhetoric?

Joseph Lowndes | Posted 03.17.2012 | Politics
Joseph Lowndes

Far from having advanced toward a postracial society, we appear to be heading back to what we might call the era of high racism in the Republican Party -- the time period, say, from Goldwater to Atwater.

Who's Illegitimate? The Presidents. Who Says?

Harry Shearer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harry Shearer

If mental disturbance is at the root of the shootings in Tucson, that leaves another question: what's at the root of all the rancor about political rancor?

"A Good Way To Get Rid Of Dems"

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dawn Teo

PHOENIX, ARIZONA -- A friend of an old friend on Facebook this weekend characterized Saturday's shooting as, "a good way to get rid of Democrats." How...

Pennsylvania GOP Ad Uses Hammer-And-Sickle For "O"-bama

Philadelphia Daily News | Will Bunch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

At long last, the Republican Party of Pennsylvania has apparently no sense of decency. Some of 55 years after the vicious, Red-baiting tactics of Jose...

Republicans: We're Boxed In By Conservative Commentators

Politico | Jim Vandehei and Mike Allen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Many top Republicans are growing worried that the party's chances for reversing its electoral routs of 2006 and 2008 are being wounded by the flamboya...

Republicans Step Up Anti-Obama Talk

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republicans in Washington are offering up some of the strongest language yet in their efforts to distinguish themselves from the 5-month-old Obama adm...