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Gop Hypocrisy

GOP Hypocrisy Rides High on Border Crisis

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 07.10.2014 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The GOP will continue to push the insecure border myth to batter Obama and the Democrats and to torpedo meaningful immigration reform. This virtually guarantees that the human tragedy of refugees at the U.S. border will continue unabated.

Whited Sepulchers in the House

Kerry Walters | Posted 11.24.2013 | Religion
Kerry Walters

H.R. 3102's sponsor, Oklahoma's Frank Lucas, is a Southern Baptist. Nearly all the House members who voted for his bill also call themselves Christian. Some of them do so loudly and often.

GOP Hypocrisy and the Farm Bill

Michael Tanner | Posted 09.11.2013 | Politics
Michael Tanner

Whenever Republicans cut spending for a social welfare program, Democrats claim that it's not unaffordable spending that the Republicans dislike, but poor people. By passing the farm bill this week -- after stripping spending for the food stamp program -- House Republicans showed that that stereotype is largely true.

GOP Hypocrisy on Obama's Drone War

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.18.2013 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The criticisms notwithstanding, a GOP president would have done the same as Obama and launched preemptive strikes, and the likelihood that Paul and the GOP would have characterized him as a civil liberties abuser and a villain is nil.

Issa Slams Obama On Energy Failure

The Huffington Post | Erin Mershon | Posted 07.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans have jumped on the latest failed solar company, lambasting it as another example of the Obama administration's "politically ...

Glass Houses

Domenick Scudera | Posted 07.16.2012 | Gay Voices
Domenick Scudera

Bristol Palin's child lives in a single-parent home, and she is about to exploit him for her own financial gain. Nevertheless, she is telling me that I cannot legalize my 16-year relationship with my partner because kids are better off with two parents.

Bullies

Mike Lux | Posted 06.18.2011 | Politics
Mike Lux

Congressional Republicans and the big banks are classic bullies, used to getting their way on all issues all of the time. When you stand up to them and ask for something as foreign to them as fairness and decency, they lose it and lash out in return.

Amanda Terkel

Democratic Congressman Dares GOP To Vote For Health Care Repeal

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Rep. Gary Ackerman (D-N.Y.) is calling the Republicans' bluff on health care: Stand up and repeal the most popular provisions of the ...

Lies, Damned Lies and Republican Hypocrisy

Ethan Rome | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ethan Rome

The Republicans will say and do anything to help their rich friends. In the world of post-shame politics, they're the poster children -- they just don't seem to care how extreme and unconscionable their hypocrisy is.

HuffPost's Roy Sekoff On The 'Blindingly Obvious Hypocrisy' Of Boehner And The GOP

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

HuffPost editor Roy Sekoff appeared on MSNBC's "The Ed Show" Thursday night to discuss the disconnect that House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio)...

Stop Calling Republicans 'Hypocrites'

Tina Dupuy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tina Dupuy

Calling a conservative "hypocrite" is like calling a progressive "liberal": It stings, but they don't actually understand why it's supposed to be offensive.

Rep. Coffman Attacks Salazar For Oil Policies, Contradicts Years Of Rhetoric

Colorado Independent | David O. Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman's scathing attack on Interior Secretary Ken Salazar Wednesday at a House Natural Resources Committee oversight hearing on the D...

We Were For It Before We Were Against It: Seven GOP Flip-Flops

Politics Daily | Jill Lawrence | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

So many Republicans have changed their ideas on so many major issues that it's hard to keep up. With the return of Congress this week, two of those is...

AP SPIN METER: GOP Senators' Shifting Standards On Supreme Court Nominees

AP | HENRY C. JACKSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — So, Senator, how much does judicial experience matter when considering a Supreme Court nominee? It depends on when you're asking....

Pelosi Attacks Individual Republicans For Hypocrisy

Politico | JAKE SHERMAN & MARTIN KADY II | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is getting her hands dirty. In a rare rebuke from the speaker, Pelosi is taking direct aim at individual Republ...

Rachel Maddow: Aaron Schock Is A Hypocrite, Downstate Congressman Called Out

NBC Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Illinois' downstate congressman Aaron Schock made his first appearance on NBC's Meet the Press this Sunday, and the appearance didn't go exactly as pl...

Maddow Calls Out Individual Republicans For Hypocrisy On Stimulus Spending (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On the heels of a Washington Times report detailing how Republicans have railed publicly against the stimulus package while working privately to direc...

Texas Republicans Raking In Stimulus After Opposing It

The Dallas Morning News | Dave Michaels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Texas Republicans opposed the $787 billion stimulus package, but their districts are getting more than their fair share of emergency funds. Working my...

Richard Burr Stimulus Hypocrisy: Opposes Recovery, Then Flaunts Funds

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When Congress passed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act earlier this year, only three Republican senators voted in favor of the legislation. N...

Bill Shuster Bashes The Stimulus While Taking Credit For Its Success

ThinkProgress | Lee Fang | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Bill Shuster (R-PA) is a vocal opponent of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act who not only voted against the stimulus, but goes out of hi...

Imagine the Reaction If It Were Olbermann

Mark Nickolas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mark Nickolas

It's incredible how quickly CNBC is rivaling Fox News when it comes to conflicts of interest and as a bastion of biased and partisan news.

After Lying About High-Speed Rail Line From Disneyland, Jindal Leaves For Disney World (Seriously)

Mark Nickolas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Nickolas

You'll never guess where Gov. Bobby Jindal travels today...