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Dana Milbank

A Rising "Social Psychosis" In Public And Private Life

Douglas LaBier | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Douglas LaBier

The pursuit of greed, self-centeredness and materialism have become the holy trinity of public and private conduct in America. And it's generating a growing "social psychosis."

Glenn Beck's Violent Words Harm America

Paul Helmke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Paul Helmke

Glenn Beck's recognition of the power and consequences of his words has not dampened his enthusiasm for injecting them with violence to hammer home his perspective.

Dana Milbank: Republicans 'Coming Unglued'

Washington Post | Dana Milbank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Future historians tracing the crackup of the Republican Party may well look to May 8, 2010, as an inflection point. ...

Can Bennet Survive the Washington Post's Damning Praise?

Sean Paige | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Sean Paige

If Michael Bennet really is friendly with folks at The Washington Post, he ought to call them up and tell them to knock it off.

Friday Talking Points [120] -- Republicans Chicken Out

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Democrats had a pretty good week last week. As attention shifts to the struggle in the Senate over Wall Street reform, the two parties almost seem to have changed their normal methods of playing the political game.

The Unbearable Lightness of Reading Dana Milbank

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Feel free to read Dana Milbank if that sort of thing appeals to you, but don't imagine for a minute that you're learning anything. That would be like studying the French Revolution by reading Marie Antoinette's cake recipes.

Ignore the Media's Rahm Obsession

John McQuaid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
John McQuaid

While the recent spate of Rahm Emanuel profiles offer some insight into the workings of the Obama presidency, they're simply not interesting. They reveal more about the media than our current political predicament.

Popping the Washington Post's Rahm Bubble

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

Rather than fighting to save his own skin and to skewer others who are in and out of the Oval Office nearly as much as he is, Emanuel needs to help champion a sensible transition to a more effective team.

The White House: Post-#@*!ing-Rahm

Bob Franken | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Bob Franken

What's so remarkable about this latest wet-kiss Washington Post article about White House Chief-of-Staff Rahm Emanuel, is that it is appearing at all,...

Elites Rule, Not You: When Bipartisanship Becomes Undemocratic

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

In the New Bipartisan Order Washington elites get to decide what will be debated publicly and what will be decided privately.

President Obama, A CEO Would Change Up the Team

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

The Obama team is failing on most major policy challenges. The president needs to strategically redeploy his closest group of advisers, change up the game, move some others in, and alter their assignments.

Rahm's Parting Shot at Obama Insiders

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

Dana Milbank transcribed an article written by Rahm Emanuel today in the Washington Post. Never has an article been more clearly written to support a political benefactor.

Milbank Shows Rahm Lots of Love

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Steve Clemons

Let's set aside for another post the fact that Milbank's column seems to channel Rahm directly. I wondered if there was a foundation in their relationship for this kind of adoration. Well, maybe.

Jason Linkins

Dana Milbank Doesn't Seem To Understand How Ineffective The Deficit Commission Will Be | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

If you're looking for evidence that the Beltway wisdom on the proposed blue-ribbon deficit commission is entrenched in pure ass-backwardness, there's ...

Jason Linkins

Comedians Mock WaPo Pundit Contest (VIDEO) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Remember about three weeks ago, how the Washington Post TOTALLY CHANGED THIS ONLINE PUNDIT GAME by announcing that they were going to have a bonkers c...

Jason Linkins

Dana Milbank Attempts To Resurrect Viral Video Comedy Career (VIDEO) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

OMFG, Dana Milbank! Were you not paying attention to the year, 2009, which famously rose up with one clear voice to call for the immediate death of "M...

Dan Froomkin

Rahm Emanuel: Obama's Chief Of Sabotage | Dan Froomkin | Posted 01.11.2012 | Politics

The latest toxic meme to spread across the pages of my once-beloved Washington Post is that President Obama's Chief of Staff, Rahm Emanuel, is the one...

Red Is the New Pink

Jamie Frevele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jamie Frevele

Full disclosure: I didn't watch President Obama's speech last night. For one thing, I know where I stand on healthcare reform (in favor). For another,...

Jason Linkins

WaPo Kills "Mouthpiece Theatre" After Controversy, Relentless Unfunniness | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Days after Dana Milbank and Chris Cillizza presented their "Mouthpiece Theatre" take on President Barack Obama's beer summit, repellently referring to...

Jason Linkins

Milbank And Cillizza Record Unfunny "Response Video" To Outrage Over Last Unfunny Video | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Last Friday, consumers were treated to another one of those "Mouthpiece Theatre" videos, in which reporters Dana Milbank and Chris ...

Comedians Take On Dana Milbank And Chris Cillizza For 'Mouthpiece Theater' Videos

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Josh Funk and Andy Cobb, of the Public Service Administration, are no fans of the "Washington Post"'s adventures with webcams, noting that the two men...

Dana Milbank Suggests Hillary Clinton Should Drink "Mad Bitch Beer"

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

UPDATE: The Washington Post has removed the video in question from its Web site. Kris Coratti, Director of Communications at the Post told TPM: "The ...

Obama Urges Cautious Optimism Toward New Season of Entourage

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
John Wellington Ennis

"I would suggest that detractors be more worried about E's vulnerability to Sloan," the President observed.

No Joke -- Franken is a Senator

Mike Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Smith

Too bad Sen. Al Franken is being held-up by Senate Leadership before he gets to join the health care debate.

Think Again: The Strange Politics of Collusion (and "Dickishness")

Eric Alterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Alterman

Alleged dickishness notwithstanding, the argument between Pitney and Milbank was not nearly as trivial as it might initially appear.