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Marc Ambinder

Marc Ambinder Quits Blogging

The Atlantic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

I will not miss the naval-gazing, though I don't think I will be able to entirely escape its allure, as I plan to continue to write short posts at Nat...

Guns, Religion and the Glenn Beck Rally

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

What Barack Obama described in the 2008 campaign is what we are seeing unfold in the country. Guns and religion -- or, in other words, fear and intolerance.

House Minorty Leader John Boehner Comes Out : I'm Black

Lee Stranahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lee Stranahan

John Boehner, Republican representative from Ohio's eighth Congressional District and ironically the House minority leader, has told friends and famil...

Edwards 'Comeback' Stories...Please Go Away

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Sigman

Now that his sex tape and other assorted sleazy doings seem to have taken John Edwards to the bottom, the mainstream media is on to the inevitable next story in this minor Greek tragedy, "Can Edwards make a comeback?"

Media: Angry Right-Wingers Are Important; Angry Libs Are Annoying

Eric Boehlert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Boehlert

Suddenly this summer, as right-wing mini-mobs turn health care forums into free-for-alls, as unhinged political rage flows in the streets, and as the Nazi and Hitler rhetoric flies, anger is in.

Tea Party Madness to Sweep the Nation?

John McQuaid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John McQuaid

To most of us on the outside, the town-halls-gone-wild appear to reflect the intense feelings of a relatively small group of people who are very badly misinformed about what's actually happening in Washington.

Memo to Marc Ambinder: The Right-Wing Is Not the Middle

Bill Scher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Bill Scher

I don't consider Ambinder to be a right-wing shill. He's giving sincere analysis, as he always does. Just in this case, he's wrong.

Obama Courts Disaster With New Detention Plan

Ari Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ari Melber

The Obama administration is rushing towards a unilateral plan to imprison people without trial. The proposal would cut Congress out of the process by using an executive order to essentially bring Gitmo stateside.

Jason Linkins

Marc Ambinder: Following #iranelection On Twitter

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Writing for the Atlantic, Marc Ambinder has up a solid and well-considered brief for anyone who's attempting to follow the news out of Iran on Twitter...

Arianna Joins Katie Couric's Live Webcast To Discuss Obama's First 100 Days

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Huff TV

Tonight Arianna joins Katie Couric's live webcast on CBSNews.com, directly following President Obama's First 100 Days press conference. The Atlantic'...

The Truthiness of Political Polling

Andrew Sargus Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andrew Sargus Klein

Barack Obama has been in office less than the totemic 100 days, and yet we are bombarded by public approval polls almost every day.

Freeman On Resignation: "S--- Happens"

Marc Aminder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Monday I recorded an episode of blogging heads with Brian Beutler on the subject of Charles Freeman. I took the position that, since Freeman had ma...

Jason Linkins

Keith Olbermann Traces "Anatomy Of A Smear" -- Bizarre Stimulus Attack (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Hopefully the next editor who holds a piece from Betsy McCaughey on health care will see it as the equivalent of Plaxico Burress penning an op-ed on clubwear, and file it in the closest cat litter box.

"Hired Gun" Polling and Card Check (EFCA)

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

A week or so ago, my colleague Marc Ambinder (anchor of the new Atlantic Politics Channel), did a series of blog posts on some privately commissioned ...

McCain's Mixed Messages Leave None Getting Through

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain is employing several lines of attack each day and Republican strategists say the lack of focus makes it nearly impossible for him to gain ...

McCain Campaign: "Bullshit" To Deny That Obama Palled Around With Terrorists

The Atlantic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In response to an earlier post on Marc Ambinder's Atlantic blog, Randy Scheunemann, McCain's chief foreign policy adviser (pictured at left), had some...

Right-Wing Bloggers Leave Their Stain On The Campaign

Eric Boehlert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Boehlert

Last week was a perfect example of how the conservative blogosphere's leading lights have been demoted to ridicule, simply because their efforts have become so thoroughly laughable.

The Media's Problem Of "False Balance" Showing Itself In Electoral Map Analyses

Mark Nickolas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Nickolas

What is particularly noteworthy is where the media bias lies: it's a clear willingness to give John McCain (R) the benefit of the doubt, but not Barack Obama (D).

Obama's "Bizarre" Bauhaus Flyers

John Lumea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John Lumea

By employing Bauhaus-inspired graphic cues, the Obama campaign was tapping in to the German cultural psyche, speaking to Germans in a design language that is familiar to them. That was smart.

Jason Linkins

Website Allows Obama Supporters To Set Agenda

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the June 2008 Atlantic, Marc Ambinder, touching on the remarkable success the Obama campaign has had leveraging the power of online social networki...