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Rightwing Smear Machine

In Defense of Andrew Breitbart

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Breitbart gave the right-wing smear machine a momentary black eye. He made news editors, producers, and executives, and that includes those at Fox, more cautious about what they dump on the airwaves to score a hit.

President Obama Do the Right Thing, Order the Reinstatement of Shirley Sherrod

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The White House should not be bullied, intimidated, badgered, and ultimately hit the panic and appeasement button every time the bogus shout is made that the administration is tilting toward minorities.

Vital Lessons from the Health Reform Wars

Peter Daou | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Peter Daou

This has been a terrible summer for Democrats. Here are seven key takeaways from the ongoing health care debacle.

Aiming at Obama

Nina Burleigh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nina Burleigh

Can anyone remember what happened the last time a left-winger brought a loaded assault rifle to display in public within sight of a George W. Bush pre...

Ixnay on the Alin-Pay

Cindy Handler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cindy Handler

If you were running the campaign of someone whose voting record is almost completely aligned with George Bush, and whose positions on Iraq, taxes and healthcare are just about as popular, wouldn't you want the same thing?