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Former Nixon Counsel: McConnell 'Nixonian' Claim Is Historically Inaccurate

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 04.17.2013 | Politics

It could be said that John Dean, former White House Counsel to President Richard Nixon, knows a thing or two about Watergate. According to Dean, t...

Smooth Barack, Tricky Dick & Helpless Jimmy: What We Learn About Our Presidents in Moments Of Crisis

Mark Joseph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Joseph

Real historians tell us two things about Presidents and scandal: it's rarely the crime and usually the cover-up that derails Presidents.

Friday Talking Points [99] -- Misdirection

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The real head-scratcher for serious media-watchers right now is what the "war" between the White House and Fox News was meant to distract us from this week. The "war" itself is laughable, for a number of reasons.

Attention Media: Sarah Palin Hates You, You Betcha!

Tina Dupuy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tina Dupuy

Nixon was bitter because he was just as smart and capable as elites -- he just wasn't one. He got accepted to Harvard but his parents couldn't afford it. Palin is bitter because "Facts," as Ronald Reagan once said accidentally, "are stupid things."