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Mark Halperin

Mitt Romney's Gaffe Fatigue

Jason Stanford | Posted 07.30.2012 | Politics
Jason Stanford

It's getting to the point where everyone has come to an understanding that nothing Mitt Romney says is meant to be taken seriously. Case in point: Romney's interview with Time's Mark Halperin.

Michael Calderone

Will Romney Go Beyond Fox News In General Election? | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.24.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- When Mitt Romney addressed donors at a private campaign fundraiser on April 15, the presumptive Republican nominee described Fox News view...

Game Change on HBO: Sarah Palin, See This Movie!

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.08.2012 | Home
Regina Weinreich

For the same reasons that Sarah Palin is a riveting figure in American politics, the HBO movie Game Change is an astonishingly smart look at her and the world that put her in the position of John McCain's running mate in the 2008 presidential election.

Michael Calderone

Did HBO's 'Game Change' Borrow From Palin Bio? | Michael Calderone | Posted 03.07.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- After concluding her debate with now-Vice President Joe Biden in the upcoming HBO movie "Game Change," Sarah Palin tells John McCain's cam...

What To Watch This Week

The Huffington Post | Laura Prudom | Posted 05.05.2012 | TV

TV is chock-full of celebrities this week. Katy Perry makes an appearance as a not-so-glamorous prison guard on Fox's "Raising Hope" on Tuesday. Se...

First Look: 'Game Change' Trailer With Julianne Moore & Ed Harris

Posted 01.31.2012 | TV

The full first look at Julianne Moore playing Sarah Palin has been revealed, and it's not all that pretty. Moore plays the former governor of Alask...

Julianne Moore Talks Sarah Palin Transformation

Posted 03.14.2012 | Entertainment

Still photos have proven that she can look like Sarah Palin; now, Julianne Moore is promising that she'll sound like the former Vice Presidential cand...

Michael Calderone

Media Awards Romney New Hampshire Victory Before Votes Counted | Michael Calderone | Posted 01.11.2012 | Media

MANCHESTER, N.H. -- Politico's Mike Allen sounded a bit existential Monday night during a media panel at Saint Anselm College. "Why are we here?" he a...

FIRST LOOK: Julianne Moore Is An Amazing Sarah Palin

Posted 02.20.2012 | Entertainment

Can Julianne Moore play a convincing Sarah Palin? You betcha! The Oscar-nominee plays the former Alaska Governor and Vice Presidential nominee in t...

'No Newfound Respect For Palin'

Posted 12.14.2011 | Celebrity

Actress Julianne Moore does her due diligence in researching the characters she portrays on screen -- and when it came to playing Sarah Palin, there w...

Mark Halperin Suspension Ends

Posted 10.02.2011 | Media

Mark Halperin's suspension from MSNBC is coming to an end. An MSNBC spokeswoman confirmed to Poynter that Halperin will begin appearing on the netw...

This Week In Crazy

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 09.01.2011 | Comedy

This Fourth of July weekend, take some time to think about the freedoms that this country affords us, crazy and non-crazy alike. But the holiday weeke...

Friday Talking Points -- Excerpting Obama's Press Conference

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.31.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

An important debate flared this week -- one in which sides were chosen, positions staked out, and invective hurled. I will let that sentence stand in...

The Dick Dialogues

James Moore | Posted 08.31.2011 | Media
James Moore

Conservatives wailing about the liberal media are as wrong on that subject as they are about taxes. The media is not liberal, and Mark Halperin's distasteful remark about President Obama on cable TV gives us a glimpse into precisely why this is so.

Jon Stewart: Halperin Gaffe 'One Of The Greatest Things I've Ever Seen'

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 08.31.2011 | Comedy

Jon Stewart spent the first part of Thursday night's "Daily Show" addressing the week's second-biggest media story (after Glenn Beck's last hurrah, of...

Is Halperin A Repeat Offender?

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 08.31.2011 | Media

After being suspended from MSNBC Thursday for calling President Obama "a d*ck" during "Morning Joe," a similar gaffe Mark Halperin made in 2008 has co...

Time for a Real Game Change: Is Halperin's Name Calling Arrogance, Immaturity or Something Else?

Shelley Ross | Posted 08.30.2011 | Media
Shelley Ross

Halperin's suspension is definitely turning into a juicy summer sidebar with a steady stream of commentary running across the internet on the latest political pundit to put his foot in his mouth.

Jason Linkins

Cheer Up, Mark Halperin, At Least You Don't Live In Thailand! | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.30.2011 | Media

Political pap-pusher Mark Halperin has been suspended indefinitely from the top of 30 Rock by his belt loops appearing on MSNBC, after he capped off a...

White House Responds To Mark Halperin Comment About Obama

AP | Posted 08.30.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House says an off-color remark about President Barack Obama by MSNBC analyst Mark Halperin was inappropriate. Halperin said d...

No Drama Obama

Clarence B. Jones | Posted 08.30.2011 | Politics
Clarence B. Jones

When I see and listen to Obama, sometimes I think of those memorable words by the gospel hymn composer, James Cleveland: "Nobody told me the road would be easy. But, Lord, don't believe you brought me this far, just to leave me."

Countries Where Insulting Leaders Can Result In Jail Time

FP Passport | Posted 08.30.2011 | World

Just in case you've been wasting your morning reading about actual important things, journalist Mark Halperin has been indefinitely suspended from his...

Jason Linkins

Who Would Have Thought That 'Dick' Would Put Mark Halperin In The Box? | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.30.2011 | Media

I have to say, I've always wondered what it might take for high-profile political pundit Mark Halperin to, say, get "indefinitely suspended from MSNBC" or otherwise find himself on the outs with the people who mass-produce political punditry. And now we know!

Mark Halperin SUSPENDED For Calling Obama 'D*ck' (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn and Jack Mirkinson | Posted 08.30.2011 | Media

Mark Halperin has been suspended indefinitely by MSNBC for calling President Obama a "dick" live on air. The suspension came just hours after Halpe...

Jason Linkins

Late Returns: Wacky Pataki | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.02.2011 | Politics

Time's Mike Murphy has some things to say about George Pataki. (Pataki was once the governor of New York, remember? And he has been making infrequ...

Jason Linkins

Mark Halperin Makes An Omission | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.28.2011 | Politics

It looks like it's all been all but decided that part of the important work of political touts circa April 2011 is to reckon why no Republicans seem t...