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Thom Tillis Is Wrong For The U.S. Senate

Brian LaSorsa | Posted 03.13.2014 | Politics
Brian LaSorsa

Let's face it -- establishment Republicans' influence is waning. The grassroots come out for individuals whose values they share. It's difficult to inspire confidence when your nominee continues to skip candidate forums across the entire state of North Carolina.

Michael Calderone

Media Bashing Fires Up The Conservative Crowds At CPAC

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 03.10.2014 | Media

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -- A common, and crowd-pleasing, refrain among speakers at the Conservative Political Action Conference is that the media are out...

Fox's Erick Erickson: Gay-Friendly Businesses Are 'Aiding and Abetting' the 'Sin' of Homosexuality

Bob Cesca | Posted 02.27.2014 | Politics
Bob Cesca

Religious people clearly have the right to practice their own religion, but they're not allowed to discriminate against people because of who they are. This isn't a matter of "No Shirt, No Shoes, No Dice," it's a matter of constructing a second class of citizens whose choices would be limited because of who they love.

Greta Van Susteren Bashes Erick Erickson

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 01.27.2014 | Media

When it came to conservative pundit Erick Erickson, Greta Van Susteren got straight to the point: "What is wrong with this guy?" The Fox News host ...

BOTH SIDES NOW: Will Shutdown in 2014 Shutdown GOP? Erickson Says 'No Mas'

HuffPost Radio | Posted 10.27.2013 | Media
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgErick Erickson and Ron Reagan debate why the GOP in January would reprise tactics that tanked its popularity. And will the Obamacare website "glitches" be only a mild ankle sprain or game-ending injury?

Both Sides Now: 'Pickett's Charge' as GOP Votes 42 Times Against Obamacare But Zero on Guns

HuffPost Radio | Posted 09.23.2013 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgShrum & Erickson debate why the GOP House votes repeatedly to defund Obamacare but not once to defend people from nuts with guns. While Erick scoffs at diplomacy deterring Iranian nukes, Bob thinks that bipartisan sanctions and Obama's Syrian saber-rattling are working.

BOTH SIDES NOW: 'Feckless' Obama Zig-Zags to Success on Syria

HuffPost Radio | Posted 11.15.2013 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgErickson & Reagan debate the deus ex machina of Putin salvaging Obama's Syrian policy after the chemical attack. Looks like 44's smart audibles worked better that 42's "resoluteness" on Iraq and that McGovern's 'come home' approach has prevailed over McCain's more-war.

If Republicans Were Barbies

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 08.21.2013 | Comedy

For some reason, male Republicans are obsessed with nicknaming their female political opponents with the nickname "Barbie." The latest target is Texas...

Everybody Loves to Hate Mitch McConnell

Jason Sattler | Posted 10.08.2013 | Politics
Jason Sattler

One thing that Democrats, Republicans and Tea Partiers all have in common is that they love to make Mitch McConnell's life miserable.

BOTH SIDES NOW: After 9/11, Is Obama's NSA Really a Version of Hoover's FBI?

HuffPost Radio | Posted 06.17.2013 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpg Talk about 'Beyond Right & Left' -- when Franken-Rove clash with Scahill-Beck over the NSA program, knee-jerkers are confused. So Huffington & Matalin debate domestic snooping not by Hoover against protestors in the '60s but by Obama after 9/11 and Boston. Is Snowden an Ellsberg or Manning?

To the Silent Southern Moderate

Anthony Michael Kreis | Posted 08.07.2013 | Gay Voices
Anthony Michael Kreis

I hope that Southern moderates will come to understand, despite any disagreements about how LGBT equality should be codified in law, that when they fail to speak truth to anti-science, false, and irrational statements dripping with unadulterated bigotry, it has real consequences.

Laura Bassett

Dem Group Ties Latest GOP Remarks To Todd Akin On Rape

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.06.2013 | Politics

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee sent an open letter to current and potential 2014 Republican Senate candidates on Thursday, declaring tha...

Laura Bassett

Fox Refuses To Air Ad Slamming Pundits For Sexism

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.05.2013 | Media

Fox Business Network has rejected a television ad created by a women's rights group that calls for pundits Lou Dobbs, Erick Erickson and Juan Williams...

The Tea Party Queen Is Dead. Long Live Ted Cruz.

Jason Stanford | Posted 08.03.2013 | Politics
Jason Stanford

Michele Bachmann's absence leaves a leadership void among the radical Tea Party faction that turned the House of Representatives into an ungovernable mob and her briefly to frontrunner status in the 2012 Republican presidential primary.

Demystifying the Feminine Mystique

Patricia McGuire | Posted 08.02.2013 | DC
Patricia McGuire

Despite more than half a century of evidence of women's intellectual competence and leadership capacity, some men continue to try to perpetrate the feminine mystique of women's inherent inferiority in the professions.

WATCH: Megyn Kelly DEMOLISHES Sexist Fox Pundits

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 07.31.2013 | Media

Megyn Kelly methodically tore fellow Fox News pundits Erick Erickson and Lou Dobbs to shreds on Friday for their instantly infamous comments about wom...

Fox News Host TEARS Into Sexist Male Colleagues

Posted 07.31.2013 | Media

Fox News host Greta Van Susteren took aim at several of her male colleagues on Thursday for their comments about women. Lou Dobbs, Juan Williams, E...

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...

Michael Calderone

Erick Erickson: 'Conservative Media Is Failing'

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 02.27.2013 | Media

WASHINGTON -– RedState’s Erick Erickson took aim at conservative media Wednesday for “failing to advance ideas and stories” and not concentrat...

'Republicans Can't Wuss Out Here'

Posted 02.13.2013 | Comedy

What could possibly make Stephen Colbert break his faith with "unlanced boil" Karl Rove? Well, Mr. Rove turning his back on the Tea Party movement fo...

Jason Linkins

Erick Erickson Begins Tenure At Fox And Good Luck With That, Karl Rove!

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.07.2013 | Politics

Erick Erickson, best known for being the Lord Grantham of conservative website RedState, is newly ensconced as an on-air contributor to the Fox News N...

Paul Blumenthal

Dark Money Conservative Groups Oppose Boehner Fiscal Proposal

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two of the most powerful and politically active conservative groups in Washington are not pleased with the fiscal cliff proposal put for...

Why Progressives Should Love Right-Wing Media

Rory O'Connor | Posted 01.08.2013 | Media
Rory O'Connor

Thanks so much, Roger Ailes -- we couldn't have done it without you! And all praise to George Will, Bill O'Reilly, Rush Limbaugh, et al. -- if not for you, and your legions of credulous friends and followers, we never could have re-elected Barack Obama....

Why and How Martha Won the Debate -- Over Media Bias

David Westin | Posted 10.12.2012 | Media
David Westin

Is it any wonder that Americans reportedly trust the news media less than they ever have before? There's nothing wrong with people, of any political persuasion, raising questions about whether what's being reported is true or is being skewed by what the reporter wants to be true.

Petition Calls For CNN To Fire Contributor After Controversial Tweet

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 09.05.2012 | Media

A women's rights group petitioned CNN on Wednesday to fire Erick Erickson after the contributor sent a controversial tweet about the Democratic Nation...