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Mickey Kaus

Mickey Kaus 16 Years Later: From Dem Blogger To Trump Backer

BuzzFeed | Whitney Snyder | Posted 12.13.2015 | Media

He started blogging in 1999, and you could call him the first political blogger if you wanted to argue about it — with, among others, Kaus....

Former Daily Caller Blogger Says Fox News Has A 'Monopoly' On Right-Wing Media

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 03.23.2015 | Media

Last week, Mickey Kaus quit The Daily Caller after roughly four years with the news organization. The conservative blogger gave his resignation after ...

Gabriel Arana

At The Daily Caller, You're Not Allowed To Criticize Fox News | Gabriel Arana | Posted 03.18.2015 | Media

So much for editorial independence. Conservative blogger Mickey Kaus has resigned from The Daily Caller after the site’s co-founder and editor-in-ch...

Kaus: Ratigan's Election Reform 'Maybe Wonderful Idea'

Newsweek | Mickey KausOctober 20, 2010 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

This seems like a radical, and maybe wonderful, idea. Call it Instant Recall voting. No longer would you be stuck with the two turkeys picked by the h...

Jerry Brown Challenges My Brother Mickey Kaus to Explain Himself (link to response added)

Stephen Kaus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Stephen Kaus

At a campaign gathering for Jerry Brown, the gubernatorial candidate challenged me. "Are you Mickey Kaus's brother," he asked. "He said I 'barely' won the debate, how could he say that?" Brown continued, "You tell him that he is not a rigorous thinker."

Jason Linkins

Orly Taitz, Mickey Kaus And Fringe Candidate Comedy In California | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Lots of people are having great fun with last night's results in California, in which professional vexatious litigant and birther dentist Orly Taitz m...

Democrats Are on the Path to Doom -- I Want Off

Mickey Kaus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Mickey Kaus

If you really cared about wages of the working poor -- including the Latino working poor -- you'd want to make sure that this wave of 12 million illegals was the last wave.

Jason Linkins

Mickey Kaus Debates A Cardboard Box | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Mickey Kaus took some time off from being the a capella singing lawyer on the canceled sitcom Scrubs to attend a "debate" between himself and Senator ...

Sam Stein

Kaus On His Senate Run: If They Attack Me, 'I'll Declare Victory' | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The political world did a double take on Monday night when the news broke that blogging pioneer Mickey Kaus, in what seemed like an elaborate stunt, i...

Jason Linkins

Valerie Jarrett Bungles Fox News Bias Question | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

One of the things that's getting little discussion from Jon Stewart's penetrating take-down of Fox News yesterday night, is the way in which White Hou...

Kaus for Senate? Really?

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

Blogger Mickey Kaus has taken out nominating petitions to run for Senate? Against Barbara Boxer? In a Democratic primary? Apparently so. Let's start w...

On Health Reform, George F. Will Just Threw a Spitball

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Will's column is a mashup of disparate declamations. As is often his style, he offers quotes that are very enjoyable, but only loosely related to the topic at hand.

Health Care Costs vs. Coverage: Part II

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

My National Journal column for this week expands on my post from last week that reviewed the inconsistent results from polls that push Americans to ch...

Jason Linkins

Bruno Vs. Eminem (And The Rest Of Today's Scritti Politti) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Alex Balk notes that the not everyone was pleased by the stunt pulled by Sascha Baron Cohen and Eminem at the MTV Movie Awards this past weekend. Ste...

Memo To John Edwards; Start Telling The Truth And End This Circus

Lee Stranahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lee Stranahan

Elizabeth is particularly painful to watch, especially for anyone who knows anything at all about the facts and timeline of this story. She's lying but at this point I just pity her.

Jason Linkins

Scritti Politti: March 27, 2009 | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Congratulations are in order to Mickey Kaus, who proved, through the disclosure of a single, intended-to-be-off-the-record threaded discussion from Jo...

Obama Jerks The White Man's Burden

Leonce Gaiter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Leonce Gaiter

Somewhere amid all these fireworks, we have the classic "uppity negro" archetype-- a black man who doesn't know his place, who dares to pontificate on the pathologies of white men.

NYT Ditches Fees For TimesSelect

Slate Magazine | Mickey Kaus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Pinch Sulzberger's attempt to put his prized columnists behind a subscription wall on the theory that they were so much better than free bloggers that...