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Rush Limbaugh's Favorite Lesbian Socialist -- Author of 'America the Beautiful' -- Inspired the Super Bowl Coke Ad

Peter Dreier | Posted 04.07.2014 | Media
Peter Dreier

Right-wingers like Rush Limbaugh, Glenn Beck, former Congressman Allen West, and others are freaking out about Coca Cola's Super Bowl ad featuring "America the Beautiful" sung in different languages as faces of people of different cultures are shown.

Rand Paul's Column Finds New Home

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 11.07.2013 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul's weekly column, axed from The Washington Times this week after plagiarism allegations, has already found a new outlet. The conserv...

A False Choice: Religious Liberty or Marriage Equality

Anthony Michael Kreis | Posted 10.29.2013 | Gay Voices
Anthony Michael Kreis

Religious liberty and equality are fundamental constitutional values that are both worthy of respect and protection from the law. The peaceful coexistence of religious liberty and sexual minorities' equality is not an elusive pipe dream.

Rand Paul: Obama Will Bail Out Detroit 'Over My Dead Body'

Posted 07.20.2013 | Politics

If President Barack Obama offers to bail out Detroit, be certain that Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) will do all he can to stop it. In an interview with B...

The Race Mongers: Conservative Media's Efforts to Delegitimize Justice for Trayvon Protesters

Walker Bragman | Posted 07.16.2013 | Media
Walker Bragman

Breitbart, The Blaze, The New American, etc .,all exist for the sole purpose of helping those on the right get elected without any regard for the division they are causing. It is shameful.

The Unsettling Link Between Ukraine And Conservative Websites

BuzzFeed | Posted 07.16.2013 | Media

WASHINGTON — Several conservative bloggers repeated talking points given to them by a proxy group for the Ukrainian government — and at least one ...

For Zimmerman Trial, A Right-Wing Race to the Bottom

Eric Boehlert | Posted 09.11.2013 | Media
Eric Boehlert

The trial, and the irresponsible right-wing commentary surrounding it, represents the latest example of how the conservative press remains incapable of dealing honestly with issues that the nation grapples with when an African-American (Democrat) sits in the White House.

Congressman Who Fell for Onion Story Still Hasn't Learned to Check His Facts

Chris Rodda | Posted 07.20.2013 | Politics
Chris Rodda

It seems that Congressman Fleming's ability to separate fact from fiction hasn't improved much in the past year. The stories he's now believing might not come from The Onion, but the headlines are just as far-fetched and the stories just as fictitious.

New GOP Budget Bill Would Defund the Defunct ACORN. This Could Be Good News for Progressives

John Atlas | Posted 05.15.2013 | Politics
John Atlas

Even though ACORN has been dead for over 3 years, so meticulous are the Republicans at keeping federal funds away from this organization that helped the poor and has never been convicted of a crime, that they, in 2013, prohibit ACORN and its successors in interest from ever receiving federal funds.

The Art of Race War: Larry Pratt & Wayne LaPierre

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 05.07.2013 | Politics
Ian Reifowitz

By exploiting racial fears, these demagogues may be helping their narrow cause, but they are poisoning the very idea of America -- a pluralistic society that is built on trust and responsibility.

Michael Calderone

Hookers, Hamas And Hagel: Conservative Media Struggles For Credibility

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 03.22.2013 | Media

WASHINGTON –- On Thursday evening atop the capital city's posh W hotel, National Review editor Rich Lowry toasted Robert Costa on becoming the magaz...

WATCH: Colbert Takes On Laughable Right-Wing Media Blunder

Posted 02.22.2013 | Comedy

Stephen Colbert opened Thursday's "Colbert Report" with a segment on the short-lived by mildly hilarious "Friends of Hamas" non-scandal, which explode...

WATCH: Reporter Who Fueled Hagel Rumor Responds To Conservative Attacks

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 02.20.2013 | Media

The reporter who says he inadvertently started the bogus "Friends of Hamas" rumor about Chuck Hagel has some advice for conservatives in the media: tr...

'Friends of Hamas' and Why the GOP Can't Win the Internet

Eric Boehlert | Posted 04.22.2013 | Media
Eric Boehlert

Tellingly, the fact that the scary sounding group doesn't exist didn't stop a right-wing site from pushing the tall tale; a tale that quickly ricocheted across the conservative media landscape and was touted as a deeply troubling development.

Truth of Benghazi Emails: Smoking Gun or Fog of War?

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 12.25.2012 | Politics
Lorraine Devon Wilke

A more realistic scenario takes into account the confusion that seems to have clearly ensued during and immediately after the attack, as Reuters also reports: "Intelligence experts caution that initial reports from the scene of any attack or disaster are often inaccurate."

Another Birther Rumor Foiled As Literary Agent Comes Forward

Posted 05.17.2012 | Politics

Barack Obama birth certificate conspiracy theorists have been foiled again. Conservative-leaning Breitbart.com on Tuesday published a copy of a pr...

Coroner: Andrew Breitbart Died Of Heart Failure

AP | Posted 06.20.2012 | Media

Associated Press LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles County coroner's office has ruled that conservative blogger and commentator Andrew Breitbart died...

What Andrew Breitbart's Death Teaches Us About Remembering Loved Ones

Posted 03.02.2012 | Healthy Living

Just after midnight on Thursday morning, conservative blogger and journalist Andrew Breitbart passed away unexpectedly from natural causes at the age ...

WATCH: Colbert Defends 'Blogger And Journal-ish' Andrew Breitbart

Posted 08.10.2011 | Comedy

Poor Andrew Breitbart. How was he to know that there would be video cameras rolling in a radio studio? Does the phrase "face for radio" mean nothing a...

Profs Claim Breitbart Posted Videos Edited To Make Them Look Bad

Inside Higher Ed | Posted 06.29.2011 | College

Videos posted by the conservative blogger Andrew Breitbart appear to have ended the teaching career of an adjunct at the University of Missouri -- eve...

O'Donnell: Michelle Obama Cartoon A 'Racist Obscenity'

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

On his Tuesday show, Lawrence O'Donnell condemned a controversial cartoon of Michelle Obama, calling it a "racist obscenity" and saying that the carto...

Michelle Obama Fat, Binging On Burgers In Cartoon On Breitbart Site

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Michelle Obama is depicted as overweight and binging on hamburgers in a cartoon on Andrew Breitbart's Big Government website. The cartoon, which also...

Blue Dog Congressman Sanford Bishop Knew About Pigford Fraud

Lee Stranahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lee Stranahan

A Georgia farmer has made a stunning allegation: he told Rep. Bishop about fraud in the Pigford settlement, and the congressman replied that an investigation into Pigford would "shut it down."

Fight Over Gays Roils Upcoming CPAC

latimes.com | Robin Abcarian, Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Some prominent right-wing groups say they will not attend a major Republican gathering in Washington next month, objecting to the presence of gay grou...

Victory -- ABC News Drops Andrew Breitbart

James Rucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
James Rucker

ABC News just announced that they've rescinded their invitation for Andrew Breitbart to be part of their election night coverage. The network had already said Breitbart won't be appearing on the air; now they've told him he's not welcome to appear online either.