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Donald Trump's Morally Bankrupt Anti-Muslim Rhetoric Isn't Even Rooted in Reality

Dan Kennedy | Posted 12.10.2015 | Media
Dan Kennedy

Donald Trump's call to ban Muslims from the United States is so reprehensible that it's hard to know where to begin. So I'll begin with this: Aside from being morally bankrupt and likely to provoke anti-Muslim violence, Trump's rhetoric is based on a profound misreading of reality.

Why Do Conservatives Get To Question Candidates -- But Not Progressives?

Jeff Cohen | Posted 10.09.2015 | Politics
Jeff Cohen

At Tuesday's upcoming Democratic Party debate, CNN is not planning to include a single progressive advocate among its panel of four questioners.

Donald Trump as the Charlie Sheen Candidate... 'WINNING!'

Martin Luz | Posted 09.23.2015 | Comedy
Martin Luz

Most commentators trying to figure out the appeal of Donald Trump are looking in the wrong place. They try to intuit some kind of ideological appeal, when the candidate's hook is purely visceral. Trump hits GOP voters in the gut when he says: "We don't have any wins any more."

Donald Trump On Climate Change: 'I Believe There’s Weather'

The Huffington Post | Philip Lewis | Posted 09.22.2015 | Entertainment

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has rendered his opinion on climate change, and it is characteristically off-kilter.  "Unless som...

Week to Week News Quiz for 9/18/15: Special GOP Debate Roundup Edition

John Zipperer | Posted 09.18.2015 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Relive the highlights and lowlights of the recent GOP debate by taking our latest Week to Week news quiz. Here are some random but real hints: Her Se...

Previewing the Second 2016 Republican Debate

Alan Schroeder | Posted 09.15.2015 | Politics
Alan Schroeder

Six weeks have passed since the first Republican debate of the 2016 race, and as the cast of characters returns to the stage for their second match, campaign dynamics have come more sharply into focus.

GOP Debates: Will Trump Be a No-Show?

Bernie Shine | Posted 09.10.2015 | Entertainment
Bernie Shine

Trump often does media interviews by telephone. Maybe he can simply phone in his participation in the debates, reserving his comments until they are over. He can fight his war of words on Twitter and other outlets and never need to leave the comforts of Trump Towers.

Salem Media Group Approaching GOP Debate ‘Like A Super Bowl’

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 09.09.2015 | Media

NEW YORK – As millions of Americans watch 16 Republican presidential candidates battle it out next week on CNN, executives at Salem Media Group...

Hugh Hewitt: Donald Trump's Criticism Won't Change My Questions For CNN Debate

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 09.04.2015 | Media

NEW YORK -- Conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt said Friday that Donald Trump’s dismissal of him as a “third-rate radio announcer” ...

Republicans Are Obsessed With Islamic Terrorists. Just Don't Ask Them To Name Any.

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 09.03.2015 | Politics

The GOP presidential candidates love to warn voters of the threat of Islamic terrorists. Not a day goes by without Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) bemoaning ...

Radio Host Hugh Hewitt Calls Ted Cruz The Republican Frontrunner For 2016

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 06.23.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

With more and more Republican candidates jumping into the 2016 race, radio host Hugh Hewitt has a surprising take on the state of the GOP landscape, t...

Chris Christie: If I Run, I Will Beat Hillary Clinton

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.15.2015 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) hasn't yet said he'll run for president in 2016, but during an interview with radio host Hugh Hewitt, he didn't see...

Gabriel Arana

Right-Wing Media Watch Hillary Clinton Video, Respond With Sexism, Bad Jokes | Gabriel Arana | Posted 04.13.2015 | Media

What Sarah Palin is to the left, Hillary Clinton is to the right, which is to say fodder for endless jokes and derision. And the former First Lady’s...

Cheney: Obama Leaving A 'Terrible Burden' For Next President

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.08.2015 | Politics

Former Vice President Dick Cheney took another swipe at President Barack Obama on Tuesday, criticizing him over the Iran deal framework put in place l...

Ben Carson Gets Confused On Foreign Policy Question, But Doesn't Want To Get Bogged Down In Details

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 03.18.2015 | Politics

Ben Carson, the former neurosurgeon weighing a Republican bid for the White House, got a little confused about foreign policy and the origins of Islam...

NJ: Meet Hugh Hewitt, The GOP's New Go-To Pundit

National Journal | Posted 03.13.2015 | Media

Before Hugh Hewitt would answer my questions, he had a condition: Through the producer of The Hugh Hewitt Show—his 15-year-old radio program that to...

Michael Calderone

Republican Presidential Contenders Flocking To Conservative Radio Host | Michael Calderone | Posted 03.12.2015 | Media

NEW YORK -- When radio host Hugh Hewitt questions Republican candidates at CNN’s first primary debate this fall, he says, viewers will be “much mo...

Conservative Radio Host Interrogates Bill O'Reilly On War Reporting

The Huffington Post | Gabriel Arana | Posted 02.27.2015 | Media

Fox News host Bill O'Reilly, appearing on the "Hugh Hewitt Show" on Friday, once again denied accusations that he lied about reporting from a war zone...

Coffman Still Mad at Being Square Peg in Round Hole of Aurora

Jason Salzman | Posted 09.24.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

But whether you think Coffman is anything like a Cuckoo bird, you wouldn't expect Coffman, three years after redistricting, to be bringing up the square-peg issue himself, almost hating on his own district.

Coffman Is Christie's Ally in Saying Colorado Going to Pot

Jason Salzman | Posted 09.23.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

It's one thing for New Jersey Governor Chris Christie to drop into Colorado and tell us our quality of life is going down the tubes thanks to marijuana legalization. But it's another for our own elected officials to tell us as much.

Top Colorado Republicans Want to Restore Order Via the 10 Commandments

Jason Salzman | Posted 09.22.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Why are the 10 Commandments so attractive to conservatives that talk-radio host Hugh Hewitt doesn't blink an eye when Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez says we should "go back" to the 10 Commandments to restore "some order in society."If I were Hewitt, I'd have asked how not coveting they neighbor's wife, not using the lord's name in vain, and not being an atheist would help the teenage migrants.

John Thune Rules Out 2016 Presidential Bid

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 04.23.2014 | Politics

Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) has ruled out a bid for the Republican nomination for president in 2016. During a Wednesday radio interview with conservat...

Dick Cheney Hits Obama Administration For Handling Of Bin Laden Raid

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 10.31.2013 | Politics

If former Vice President Dick Cheney was at the helm when Osama bin Laden was killed, some things would have been done differently. In a Thursday r...

Did Tom Cotton Break Ethics Rules During A Radio Interview?

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When Rep. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) touted his Senate campaign on the radio amid the votes that sparked the government shutdown Monday night, ...

Priebus Accuses Obama Of Wanting To Shut Down The Government

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 09.17.2013 | Politics

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus appears convinced that President Barack Obama is aiming for a government shutdown. In a Monda...