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Political Insults

Political Insults: Cheap Shots or Do They Play an Important Role in American Politics?

Rich Rubino | Posted 05.18.2014 | Politics
Rich Rubino

Politics is a funny business, and certainly not a good career choice for the thin-skinned. If you want to play in this game you've got to be prepared for highly insulting remarks not only about the positions you may hold, but about your personal life as well.

12 Classic Political Insults

Rosemarie Ostler | Posted 11.03.2011 | Books
Rosemarie Ostler

Think partisan name-calling has reached new lows? Actually, mudslinging is a tradition as old as the republic, right up there with baseball and apple pie. The Founding Fathers were no strangers to the well-aimed political slur.

When Should You Turn the Other Cheek? A Presidential Lesson in Priorities

Kathleen Reardon | Posted 07.04.2011 | Politics
Kathleen Reardon

President Obama tends not to get out in front of image problems. In fact, his analytical leadership style inclines him toward quite the opposite. His response to the birthers and their latest ringleader Donald Trump is a case in point.

Apple Still Rejecting Political Satire Apps, Despite Outcry

Daniel Kurtzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Daniel Kurtzman

What's clear is that Apple has two sets of standards when it comes to approving political satire on the iPhone -- one for high-profile news and entertainment providers, and another for the rest of the unwashed masses.