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The Politics of Distraction, Hypocrisy and Blame

Barbra Streisand | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Barbra Streisand

The Republicans take every opportunity to shift the political conversation from substance to frivolity. They don't want the public to see the huge differences between the two parties.

McCain Houses Mocked In Union "Genius" Ad (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Change to Win, a federation of labor unions, released the first in a two-part online video series on John McCain called "Real McCain of Genius." The s...

Republican Convention Plan: All POW

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As he prepares to accept his party's nomination for president in Minnesota this week, Sen. John McCain insists he understands the economic anxieties A...

Homes in the Range

August J. Pollak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
August J. Pollak

Amazingly, John McCain's explanation for his wealth has some flaws in logic. To see more of August J. Pollak's cartoon "Some Guy With a Website,"...

Sunday Watch 8-24-08: In Which House Dwellers Throw Stones

Todd Gitlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Todd Gitlin

Stephanopoulos pushed the question of McCain's real estate onto Rudy Giuliani, who broke new ground in the annals of property assessment.

McCain Himself Uses POW Experience To Defend Houses

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) told CBS News' Katie Couric on Saturday that Sen. Joe Biden (D-Del.) is a "formidable" but "wise" choice for the Democratic...

McCain Didn't Know What Car He Drove Last Year

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As we noted earlier, Climate Progress's Joe Romm wondered what the carbon footprint of Sen. John McCain's (R-AZ) numerous houses might be. Asking the ...

Sam Stein

VP Romney Would Compound McCain's House Issue | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The rumor mill is abuzz that John McCain will (in fact, has already) chosen Mitt Romney as his vice presidential running mate and that the choice will...

Those McCain Houses... Why They Don't Matter

Logan Nakyanzi Pollard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Logan Nakyanzi Pollard

To belabor the point that McCain doesn't know how many houses he has -- while it's witty and cute for the moment -- shows a misunderstanding of 'the psychology' of how many Americans think.

Seth Colter Walls

Obama Releases Another House Ad Despite Rezko Threat | Seth Colter Walls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Thursday, John McCain's campaign said Obama's ad mocking the candidate's multiple house confusion by saying the Democrat had "opened the door" to r...

Sam Stein

DNC Smells Blood With McCain House Gaffe | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The DNC is keeping the heat on John McCain over his admission that he didn't know how many houses he owns. The committee is hosting a news conference ...

The Elitist Tipping Point

John Ridley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Ridley

John McCain can't remember how many houses he has, and immediately he's hit by some with the charge of being an elitist. And so, this is our public conundrum: what exactly is the elitist tipping point?

Pundits Start Criticizing McCain's Constant POW References

Talking Points Memo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As all you regulars know, the McCain camp's constant evocation of his P.O.W. past as an all-purpose shield against any and all criticism is a singular...

The Game Is Over--The Media and Rick Warren Can't Protect McCain Anymore

Larry Gellman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Larry Gellman

When it comes to Barack Obama, the news media does its job with a vengeance. When Obama goes to Germany and draws a crowd of 200,000 they ask if he's ...

Why We Can't Afford a McCain Presidency

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Menachem Rosensaft

It's easy to understand why McCain doesn't want to discuss his wealth, since it's not really his. His wife's the beer heiress who inherited millions. She bought the homes and pays for them. He just lives there.

Senator McCain Would Forget His Head If It Wasn't Attached

Bob Cesca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Cesca

McCain is showing the signs of being too old for the gig, and his recent history of forgetting things (whether simple details like the number of houses he owns, or more complicated facts like Sunni vs. Shia) ought to be the source of some serious panic inside the Republican loop.

Reading The Pictures: The Definitive Answer To: "How Many Houses Did John Own?"

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Shaw

2008-08-22-mccain_powe_shaw.jpgQuestions about where McCain lives, exactly, and how strong his emotional tie remains to his five-and-a-half year Hanoi "residence" really aren't that far-fetched.

Nico Pitney

McCain Doesn't Remember How Many Houses He Owns | Nico Pitney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain said in an interview with Politico on Wednesday "that he was uncertain how many houses he and his wife, Cindy, own." "I think -- I'll hav...

August 21, 2008: The Day John McCain's Campaign Died

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

There has been an amazing confluence of events, and If McCain survives the last 24 hours, I'm not sure what it will take to stop him.

Sam Stein

Fineman: McCain Is Trivializing His POW Past | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Once a remarkable and respected aspect of his biography, John McCain stands on the brink of "trivializing" his past as a prisoner of war, which has be...

A Noun, A Verb and POW

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

People are beginning to see through the false modesty and see how he uses the Hanoi Hilton as an excuse whenever he gets into trouble. If you don't have an answer for something, just pull it out.

Sam Stein

McCain Camp Plays POW Card On House Gaffe | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Facing a Democratic Party positively giddy over his recent admission that he didn't know how many houses he owned, John McCain quickly returned to a p...

McCain's Former Estate Exposed By Inside Edition (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hot on the heels of Brave New Films' exposé of John McCain's many homes comes an Inside Edition report on he and Cindy McCain's swanky former estate ...

Sam Stein

McCain Critics Continue To Attack His Wealth | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The drawback of John McCain's attack on Barack Obama's "elitism": it makes his own wealth fair game. For the second time in as many days, critics of...

Cindy McCain 'Unsure' How Many Half-Sisters She Has

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Borowitz

Cindy McCain responded to a reporter's question today about how many half-sisters she had by saying that she was "unsure" about the exact number but would have "a staff member look into it."