Political junkies among us can allow ourselves a brief moment to gloat at the court jesters whose contempt for our collective intelligence as the presidential campaign came to an end last night and who broke new ground in the realm of Chutzpah even as the votes were being counted.
If there is any solace in losing this race, it will come to those who support President Obama. Their future will come. It's inevitable. It just may take a little longer in getting here.
Although it was a great first step that Bob Schieffer even said the word "drone" and made Mitt Romney say it too, to let politicians merely answer the question at this level of abstraction -- "I support drone strikes, too" -- is to let them off the hook.
On Aug. 30, I began my day as I usually do by making a pot of espresso coffee and turning on MSNBC's Morning Joe. It was convention time in America. A...
At first blush, this question might seem a no-brainer. Elected to Congress in 1994 from the Florida panhandle as one of Newt's "Contract With America" foot soldiers, the host of MSNBC's Morning Joe labels himself a conservative.
MSNBC's Joe Scarborough explains why the great challenges currently facing the U.S. aren't a result of four years of President Obama or eight years of President George W. Bush, but instead due to a crisis 35 years in the making: stagnating wages and less productivity.
First it was the assault on facts. Then came fact-checker-bashing followed by the vast left-wing poll conspiracy. And now the Republican War on Reality has opened another front: the U.S. Labor Department and its monthly employment statistics.
We need to leave off the "savage" language and the mindset that is behind it. Instead Americans need to double down on the strength of our country which is our commitment to pluralism and respect of the other.
The crisis created by the film The Innocence of Muslims that many feared might spin out of control seems to be subsiding across the Arab World. The appeal by extremists to escalate the situation appears to have given way to more stable and thoughtful leadership.
This week, after supposedly "talking to intelligence people all weekend," Joe Scarborough shared with us the insight that people in the Middle East "hate us because of their religion, they hate us because of their culture."
Past the crowds of fans cheering on a live set of Hardball, the anchor box photo booth and MSNBC button makers, MSNBC president Phil Griffin is leaning forward in his chair, chattering excitedly about ratings as he bounces his left knee like an impatient child.
Radical statements by Republicans aren't just gaffes; they reflect a cold-hearted, insensitive, mean-spirited, dishonest and ignorant attitude that is reflected in the way that they govern and make laws.
After Michelle Obama's eloquent, heartfelt speech and Bill Clinton's blistering, rock-star-like missive, Democrats expected a knockout performance by President Obama Thursday night. But what they got was the same old same old.
Arianna stopped by the "Morning Joe" studio Wednesday morning to discuss the Democratic National Convention and America's jobs crisis. Huffington ...
Arianna stopped by the 'Morning Joe' studio at the GOP convention in Tampa to discuss the 'What Is Working' event and, one of her favorite topics, sle...
With the exception of a couple of righteously indignant journos like Matthews and O'Brien, the American news media, given all that's at stake in this most critical election, appears utterly useless right now.