How are voters supposed to make educated decisions about whom to vote for if candidates' lies go unchecked by the media in the theater that is the modern political debate?
If candidates like O'Donnell are elected, they will likely continue to embarrass and begin to isolate the Republican Party through their extremist views and will also almost guarantee the failure of that party to accomplish anything.
I suspect there is a direct correlation between the 'dumbing down' of America through a crumbling education system and the increase in kooky candidates.
After two nights of watching debates featuring candidates like Sharron Angle and Christine O'Donnell, I know why I haven't been able to write about th...
The fact that the more and less authoritarian now find homes in opposite political parties has made our politics almost impossibly acrimonious.
It's a bad time right now. The economy is bad, and it's not visibly improving. And even though less jobs have been lost during the Obama administratio...
Angle and Vitter pull out all the stops with race-baiting immigration ads. Dobbs pulls a Whitman. Fiorina hits Boxer for voting against immigration reform that Fiorina opposes. Politicos wonder: Will Latino voters turn out?
As Coach Bill Parcells said, you are what your record says you are. And the Republican record says that their slate is filled with out-of-the-mainstream, clearly unqualified, Tea Party-influenced candidates.
Arianna spoke with MSNBC's Alex Witt on Sunday morning about her book "Third World America," as the chances Tea Party candidates like Christine O'Donn...
In America, the threat of terrorism is real, but it does not originate with Al Qaeda alone. The danger of homegrown right wing political violence is just as real.
The Citizens United decision doesn't address the homeland of donors. So what would stop multi-national companies or even foreigners themselves from procuring potential winners?
This week in immigration, the CA-Gov debate highlights Whitman's immigration hypocrisy, a poll shows the DREAM debate helped Dems with Latino voters, and Murdoch and Bloomberg lobby Congress for immigration reform.
How does the media hype stack up to what actually happened? 98 percent of incumbents were nominated, not exactly "anti-incumbency fever."
The reasons for Angle to scapegoat Latino immigrants through one side of her mouth while kissing their cheeks from the other side are cynical and manipulative, but clear. The reasoning of Latino Republicans who support Angle is not.