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Jason Linkins

Fox's Shepard Smith Forced To Offer Disclaimer After Joe The Plumber Interview | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Joe The Plumber was out on the trail with John McCain today, apparently giving the thumbs up to someone in the crowd who felt that an Obama Presidency would bring about the end of Israel.

McCain's Panic in PA, More Than Just Ugly

Jeffrey Feldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeffrey Feldman

2008-10-28-mccainsupporters.jpg As disturbing as it is to see McCain supporters in Pennsylvania shout violent epithets about Obama, the sad reality is that videos shot at McCain rallies have become the key political symbols of this race.

Republican Party Needs Leadership Laxative

Stephen H. Baum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen H. Baum

It looks like the system needs a laxative to flush out the excesses and the power of groups who drove us where we are -- on the edge of a cliff.

Joe the Intellectual

Ian Gurvitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ian Gurvitz

I am a college educated, white collar worker. I live in a major American city and I love my country. Not that empty-headed, flag-waving, drop a tear during the national anthem love.

Impending GOP Losses Lead to Rage and Hate

Paul Hogarth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Hogarth

ACORN is one of the most effective grass-roots political organizations in the country, and the McCain campaign has accused them of perpetrating voter fraud on behalf of Obama in minority communities.

A Whole Lotta Stupid

Stu Kreisman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stu Kreisman

In a few weeks close to fifty million Americans will vote against their own interests by choosing John McCain. Why? Idealism, greed, racism, and fear for starters. I tend to believe the main reason is stupidity.

Jason Linkins

Florida GOP Figure Traffics In Obama Death Jokes | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The issue of campaign tone came up in last night's debate, with a false equivalency drawn between the Obama campaign calling McCain erratic and people...

A Video Letter from the Nation's Mayors to Obama and McCain

Harry Moroz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harry Moroz

Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Ohio all face midyear FY2009 budget gaps and city governments are increasingly pessimistic about their economic health.

The Hate-Talk Express -- Is This Really the Way You Want to Go Out, Senator McCain?

Mary Lyon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mary Lyon

I'm sorry, Senator McCain. This IS the bed you and Palin made. And it is hideous. No wonder you don't want to lie down on it.

McCain's Lessons Of Bigotry Would Carry Over Into His Administration

Jeanine Molloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jeanine Molloff

Police have harassed my friend because she looks Middle Eastern. She has been threatened with arrest and possible deportation--all due to the fearful climate of ignorance and bigotry incited first by Bush, then later by McCain-Palin.

The Hate Rally That Wasn't

John Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Leo

Murray Kempton once wrote that everything is known about the Mafia except whether it exists. I feel the same way about the great wave of racism and rage detected at McCain-Palin rallies by bloggers and pundits.

Sam Stein

McCain-Palin Rallies: The Worst Hits (VIDEO) | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With three weeks to go in the election, the current, most influential narrative is that the crowds at John McCain events have become so vitriolic as t...

Jason Linkins

Divisive Speech At McCain Rallies Even Coming From Clergy | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Just in case you thought that the disturbing speech that's come to define John McCain's rallies of late has been limited to vaguely racist diatribes a...

John McCain and Daniel Mouse

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

I grew up in Canada, so I encountered The Devil And Daniel Mouse years before I'd ever heard of Daniel Webster. The Devil And Daniel Mouse was a Cana...

Former McCain Strategist Warns Against "Angry Mob"

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John Weaver, John McCain's former top strategist, says the Republican candidate is making both a moral and a a tactical mistake by letting abusive hec...

Republican Congressman Criticizes Palin Rallies

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Veteran Republican Congressman Ray LaHood criticized his party's vice presidential nominee Friday, saying that Sarah Palin's vitriolic campaign rallie...

Sam Stein

McCain Walks It Back: Obama Is Decent, Nothing To Be Scared Of | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain sought to walk back some of the hostility that he and his crowds have projected towards Barack Obama in recent days, saying he wanted to r...

McCain: Stop the "Hate Talk Express"

Karen Russell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Karen Russell

We just don't have time and energy for the low road. There is just too much at stake.

Sam Stein

Kerry: McCain-Palin's "Hate Filled" Crowds Should Disqualify Them | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Four years ago, John Kerry flirted with the idea of making John McCain his running mate. Today, he is denouncing the Arizona Senator for "a stunning f...

Sam Stein

McCain Faces Backlash Over Rabid Crowds | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain was booed by his own supporters during a rally on Friday after he described Barack Obama as a "decent person and a person that you do not ...