It's not only so-called progressive legislation that is being affected by the Republican's berserker tactics but the Tea Partiers themselves, who, incredibly, fight against the very things they would benefit from.
Christine O'Donnell's main strategy? Hope voters are just plain stupid and will vote for her in an unprecedented knowledge vacuum.
Rasmussen 9/28/10; 750 likely voters, 4% margin of error Mode: Automated phone (Rasmussen release) Nevada 2010 Senate 48% Reid (D), 47% Angle (R) (c...
by Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger The woman gunning for Sen. Harry Reid's (D-NV) job doesn't believe that autism exists. Yes, you hea...
Either Reid or Angle will be the next U.S. Senator from Nevada, and while voting "None of the Above" may make voters feel better, it will mathematically insure Reid wins.
Republican fantasies and conspiracy theories create frenzy and fear in the electorate. They gin people up about non-issues while the real problems facing us remain unaddressed.
John Boehner's hard-tack hardware store pitch should have started with "I pledge allegiance to power." Fool me once with the Contract with America, sh...
How can a politician be expected to go toe-to-toe with the likes of Ahmadinejad, Qaddafi, Kim Jong Ill and Putin when they're utterly terrified of facing David Gregory, Bob Schieffer and Wolf Blitzer?
With six weeks to go before the mid-term elections and 110 before the next presidential one, those who don't think we should go back to the '50s -- the 1850s or 1950s -- can get off the couch to do six things.
Theoretically, Paladino doesn't have a chance. And yet he is already so much more acceptable in his grossness and loucheness, and fascinating for it, than he was even just a little more than a week ago.
The teabaggers are the political equivalent of Justin Bieber. Teabaggers, however, have taken it a step further and through viral campaigns have successful spread their message like herpes.
But wait -- we're supposed to be gentle, Our comments more gracious, more kind, so say what you must in a whisper: These people are out of their mind!
A full-scale interview on one of the prestigious Sunday shows is normally the gold prize for a campaign. There's a reason for this -- it is free. That was then, though, and this is now.
The capture of the Republican Party by extremists, Tea Partiers and the like is a short term opportunity for the Democrats and nothing more. It does not mean any guaranteed victories.
When the economy stinks, and CEOs are getting millions in bonuses for firing enough of you, and you can't toss GE's Jeffrey Immelt out on his ear, but...