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Friday Talking Points -- As The Turd Tornado Turns...

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.20.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The week began with a speech Donald Trump read off a TelePrompTer. And in a stunning development -- are you sitting down? -- he then did not stomp all over his message by saying monumentally stupid things for the rest of the week. No, really!

Trump Supporters: Putting The "Twit" in Twitter

Lev Raphael | Posted 07.24.2016 | Comedy
Lev Raphael

Americans don't use the word "twit" as much as the English do, which is too bad. Twits are brainless people and they're all over the Internet, wasti...

The Phony Criticism Over Iran Sanctions 'Snapback'

Ala Hashemi-Haeri | Posted 06.05.2016 | World
Ala Hashemi-Haeri

Rubin criticizes the not-yet-finalized agreement by questioning why Iran is allowed to participate in the dispute resolution panel at all. However, it would be unthinkable to judge any trial as fair if the accused is not allowed a voice to defend themselves.

Jason Linkins

Former WaPo Ombudsman To Jeff Bezos: Fire Jennifer Rubin | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.15.2013 | Media

Patrick Pexton, who served as the ombudsman of the Washington Post from March 2011 to March 2013 (at which point the Post decided it wasn't going to h...

Move Over Climate Deniers, Here Come Racism Deniers

Eric Boehlert | Posted 09.25.2013 | Media
Eric Boehlert

That right-wing refutation has been found on the fringes of the conservative movement for years, if not decades. But in recent weeks, the blanket denial of the existence of racism has been mainstreamed and embraced as an empirical far-right truth.

Obama Can't Win on Israel

Ben Zweifach | Posted 05.24.2013 | Politics
Ben Zweifach

For media as well as elected officials, supporting the opposition is prohibited... especially when you agree with it.

At CPAC, The Marriage Fight Is Over

BuzzFeed | Chris Geidner | Posted 06.12.2013 | Politics

Opponents of gay rights spoke to a nearly empty room, while supporters had a standing room-only crowd. “We cannot be at war with America on issues o...

The Washington Post Should Hold Jennifer Rubin Accountable

Raed Jarrar | Posted 05.11.2013 | Media
Raed Jarrar

The Washington Post is a highly respected newspaper with a wide readership, and should distance itself from base attempts to smear an entire community using misinformation and sensationalism. It should set an example and hold Jennifer Rubin accountable.

Our Transformational President: A Mixed Legacy Thus Far

Glen Browder | Posted 05.04.2013 | Politics
Glen Browder

Regardless of how he originally defined his mission as a transformational leader, President Obama has yet to transform America, and there are serious questions about how he will be remembered in history.

Joshua Hersh

Chucky's Revenge: Hagel's Confirmation Battle Wounds Could Linger At Pentagon | Joshua Hersh | Posted 02.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If there's one thing Tom Korologos has learned in four decades of advising officials through sometimes bruising confirmation battles, it...

The Chuck Hagel Nomination: Fighting Back Smears With Schmears

Dorian de Wind | Posted 03.13.2013 | Politics
Dorian de Wind

Right-wing neoconservatives -- including Bill Kristol, Elliott Abrams, Jennifer Rubin and many others -- are wasting no time in launching a swiftboat-reminiscent campaign to besmirch Hagel's reputation and derail his nomination.

Do Conservative Pundits Ever Have to Be Right?

Eric Boehlert | Posted 01.14.2013 | Media
Eric Boehlert

Early indications are that most conservative pundits won't face recriminations from within the GOP Noise Machine for getting everything wrong about the campaign. But will consumers finally revolt?

Jason Linkins

The Worst Predictions Of The 2012 Election Season | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

Tonight, barring some unforeseen horrible event (or a completely foreseen Ohio outcome that puts the fate of the presidency into some sort of weeks-lo...

11 Complaints About Mitt Romney's Lack Of Vision

The Huffington Post | Jon Ward | Posted 06.27.2012 | Politics

The complaints from top conservative voices about Mitt Romney's lack of vision -- and news stories about the same -- have stacked up over the past two...

Michael Calderone

Conservative Pundits: GOP Primary Lacks Foreign Policy Focus | Michael Calderone | Posted 12.02.2011 | Media

The Republican Party is divided like never before on the issue of U.S. foreign policy, with rifts over foreign engagement, Pentagon budgeting and the ...

The Right-Wing Smears OWS With Anti-Semitism

Mark Green | Posted 12.25.2011 | New York
Mark Green

I'm a Jewish supporter of Israel and Occupy Wall Street. Not big news, you'd think. But the right-wing noise machine needs some way to undermine this threat to the power and wealth of the 1%. So it's hit on "anti-Semitism." Oy!

Is Congress Really Serious About Domestic Radicalism?

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 09.30.2011 | Politics
Daphne Eviatar

As Rep. Peter King led his latest hearing about the radicalization of Muslims in the United States last week, it turns out a radical of a different sort, based in Brooklyn, was plotting to spread his anti-Muslim message across the United States.

Calling on Fred Hiatt and Donald Graham: Jennifer Rubin & Israel-Bashing?

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Steve Clemons

I would like to know from Jennifer Rubinwhat I have ever said that deserves the characterization I received today at the Washington Post. What does she consider makes me an Israel-basher?

Joe Klein Takes On Neocons Over Anti-Semitism Charge | Joe Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

My post below, re the surge, has set off squeals of outrage over at Contentions, the Commentary magazine blog. This is to be expected, but still sad w...