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Obama Attacks

The GOP Hit on Bergdahl Is Yet Another Hit on President Obama

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 08.04.2014 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The Bergdahl drama has all the GOP's favored anti-Obama ingredients: president who supposedly disregards national security concerns, thumbs his nose at Congress, and is anti-military. The feigned outrage is not about Bergdahl; it's about Obama.

Mitt Romney's Insurmountable Problem

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 11.18.2012 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

Republicans now want Mitt Romney to finally talk tough? Seriously? Since 2008, Republicans have not stopped spinning themselves into a whirling dervish of manic hatred.

Race in America: We Are No More "Post-Racial" Than We Are "Post-Partisan"

Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm | Posted 05.23.2012 | Politics
Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm

Every day in America, African Americans are reminded of their race in ways large and small. Every day. Today in America we are no more "post-racial" than we are "post-partisan." We have a long way to go.

Shocking Obama Cartoon Leads To Resignation

The Huffington Post | Max J. Rosenthal | Posted 03.23.2012 | Politics

Tara Servatius, a blogger for the John Locke Foundation, a "free-market think tank" in Raleigh, N.C., resigned on Thursday after posting an offensive ...

True Patriots Are Not Silent. They Speak Out.

Russell Simmons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Russell Simmons

We need more people to speak out and to stand publicly with President Obama. Millions who voted are now way too silent, too passive and too willing to be patient with injustice.

Two Women, Two Potential Assassins Out On the Street

Geri Spieler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geri Spieler

Two women, two potential presidential assassins, are free today, 34 years after they attempted to assassinate Pres. Gerald Ford.

Former SNL Member Victoria Jackson: Obama A "Communist," Like "Castro In Cuba, The Guy In China" (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Saturday Night Live cast member Victoria Jackson, who earlier this week was dispatched by the GOP to go after Al Franken, graced the set of the...

Sam Stein

At An Anti-Obama Presser Where No Attack Is Deemed Outrageous | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Mark Willliams, a conservative radio host and voice of the rabidly anti-Obama group, Our Country Deserves Better, was hoping for a calm and effective ...

Fox News VP: If McCain Worker 'Mutilation' Story Is a Hoax His Campaign Is 'Over'

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Greg Mitchell

John Moody, executive vice president at Fox News, has commented on his blog that "this incident could become a watershed event in the 11 days before the election.

Sam Stein

Study: McCain Getting Burnt By His Attacks On Obama | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The PEW Research Center is out with a new study that suggests John McCain's attacks against Barack Obama's character and associations have strongly ba...

Obama Predicted GOP's Nasty Turn (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Jed Report reminds us that Barack Obama predicted the campaign's nasty turn months ago:...

Sam Stein

Obama Ad Responds To Coming Attacks, Calling McCain Erratic | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Responding quickly to the character assaults being launched his way, Barack Obama is out with a new ad Sunday morning that, while attempting to place ...

Kos: Time For Dems To "Get Down In The Mud"

DailyKos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sullivan links to a reader email that asks: It also occurs to me that in a way McCain and Rove have actually simply taken over the liberal blogos...

Obama Plans Sharper Tone, More Forceful Attacks On McCain

New York Times | ADAM NAGOURNEY and JEFF ZELENY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senator Barack Obama will intensify his assault against Senator John McCain, with new television advertisements and more forceful attacks by the candi...

Sam Stein

Rick Davis's Hugh Hewitt Fantasy World: McCain Is The Victim | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rick Davis, McCain's campaign manager, seems to be living in an inverted universe. In Davis' world it is Barack Obama, not John McCain, who has launch...

Sam Stein

In A Bind, GOP Throws Kitchen Sink At Obama | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Prompted, it seems, by concerns over John McCain's foot-in-the-mouth admission that he did not know the number of houses he owned, aides to the Senato...

Sam Stein

Negative Obama Ad Mimics Outside Group's Effort | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A new Obama campaign ad hammering John McCain on the economy bears a striking resemblance to an ad produced several months ago by an outside Democrati...

Rachel Weiner

Progressives Sound Alarm About Obama Campaign | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Yesterday, three prominent progressive bloggers suggested Barack Obama has a serious weakness. Josh Marshall writes at TPM: With so many instances o...

Schumer: Obama Should "Hit Back Hard"

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of the Democratic Party's leading electoral street fighters, New York Sen. Chuck Schumer, said that Barack Obama should respond to John McCain's p...

Sam Stein

GOPer: Tire Efficiency Okay For Me, Not A Prez Candidate | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On his website, GOP Congressman Mike Rogers encourages visitors to improve their gas mileage and fuel costs by making sure that that the tires on thei...

Sam Stein

The McCain Strategy: From Autobiography To Attack | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

There is no doubt: in the past few weeks John McCain has made a conscious decision to run a negative, personalized campaign against Barack Obama. A ca...

McCain's Cynical Marketing Is a Danger

Diane Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Diane Francis

McCain has begun to seriously play up the enormous age gap between the two candidates. The latest salvo is a TV spot comparing Britney and Paris to Obama: a bulls-eye for Republicans.

Hands Off Obama

Jayne Lyn Stahl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jayne Lyn Stahl

If the barbs against the Obama keep up at a steady rate, McCain won't even need a strategy -- all he'll need to do is keep his mouth shut. Leave the swift-booting of Obama to the Repugs.

GOP Operatives Ready To Hit Obama (If Only They Had Money)

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A Bible verse taped to a whiteboard in Floyd Brown's office that he uses to track his efforts to attack Senator Barack Obama reads, "That is why for C...

Thomas B. Edsall

The Coming Obama-McCain Mudfight | Thomas B. Edsall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

At a Friday night fundraiser, Barack Obama warned supporters that Republicans "are going to try to scare people. They're going to try to say that 'tha...