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Purity Test

Is Interracial Romance Still Scandalous?

Angela Onwuachi-Willig | Posted 07.24.2013 | Black Voices
Angela Onwuachi-Willig

As the hit series Scandal continues to show us, despite the increasing rate of interracial marriage within the United States, interracial relationships are still frequently represented as dirty little secrets -- relationships to be hidden rather than shown with pride.

Peter Beinart: Ronald Reagan Wouldn't Have Passed GOP Purity Test, 'Reagan Resolution'

The Daily Beast | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republicans love hallowing Ronald Reagan's name. Too bad they know so little about the guy. Last week in Hawaii, the Republican National Committee al...

GOP Adopts Platform Test Over Purity Test For Republican Candidates

AP | HERBERT A. SAMPLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HONOLULU — The Republican National Committee, pressed to find a way to more clearly distinguish itself from Democrats, on Friday adopted a rule ...

Steele Denounces Reagan Resolution, GOP Purity Test

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The chairman of the Republican National Committee on Wednesday denounced a proposed resolution that would require Republican candidates to adhere to a...

RNC Weighs Conservative 'Purity' Test In Hawaii

The New York Times | Adam Nagourney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of the top items of business for the Republican National Committee, as it gathers amid lagoons and pools at an ocean-front resort in the heart of ...

James Bopp Jr. Defends G.O.P. Litmus Test

nytimes.com | KATE PHILLIPS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a post on Wednesday, conservative and liberal bloggers alike criticized a proposed resolution that would would deny funding and endorsements to Rep...

GOP Purity Test Echoes Berlin in 1933

Mike Papantonio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Papantonio

Finally, Republicans have memorialized their flat-earth style of politics by demanding that their candidates stop thinking and swear a purity oath. Regardless of whether it's dumb luck at work here, Obama should be grateful.

Random 2010 Thoughts

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Other interesting news from Republicanland is a new poll showing that, given three choices, voters state who they'd likely vote for in the 2010 election in the following order: (1) Democrats, (2) Tea Partiers, (3) Republicans.