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Dick Cheney Hits Obama Administration For Handling Of Bin Laden Raid

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 10.31.2013 | Politics

If former Vice President Dick Cheney was at the helm when Osama bin Laden was killed, some things would have been done differently. In a Thursday r...

Did Tom Cotton Break Ethics Rules During A Radio Interview?

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When Rep. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) touted his Senate campaign on the radio amid the votes that sparked the government shutdown Monday night, ...

Priebus Accuses Obama Of Wanting To Shut Down The Government

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 09.17.2013 | Politics

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus appears convinced that President Barack Obama is aiming for a government shutdown. In a Monda...

10 Pundits Who Picked Romney -- and Knew Better

Michael Sigman | Posted 01.07.2013 | Media
Michael Sigman

Karl Rove led a parade of "experts" masquerading as fair-minded analysts whose real agenda was to line their own pockets by feeding the public's craving for information that confirms their biases. Here, 10 of the worst offenders.

"Skewed" Polls, ACORN, And Right-Wing Delusion

Eric Boehlert | Posted 11.28.2012 | Media
Eric Boehlert

Lots of right-wing commentators can't comprehend that Romney's behind in the polls. They think he should be winning in a walk because of Obama's "trainwreck" presidency. "Why Isn't Romney Up by Ten Points?," asked a recent National Review Online piece.

Polls, Sham Polls and Linguistics

Michael Sigman | Posted 11.24.2012 | Politics
Michael Sigman

Though scores of Republicans are looking at poll numbers and moving to the sidelines or outright jumping ship, at least two imaginative Romney cheerleader/pundits -- Hugh Hewitt and Dick Morris -- maintain a different view. They say Romney already is ahead.

Mind Games

D. R. Tucker | Posted 05.27.2012 | Politics
D. R. Tucker

Facts destroyed 'motivated reasoning' in my case. Could this happen to other conservatives? That depends on conservatives being willing to subject the views they hear and read to strict scrutiny, to ask themselves if they're really hearing the truth from the talkers.

Gingrich Loses the Media Primary

Dan Kennedy | Posted 04.02.2012 | Media
Dan Kennedy

The rough media consensus today is that the Republican contest is, in fact, over. Gingrich is described not so much as a serious contender for the Republican nomination as he is an impediment to Romney's need to unify the party and focus on Barack Obama.

The Impersonator

D. R. Tucker | Posted 03.31.2012 | Politics
D. R. Tucker

The Romney of 2007-08 seemed to stand for something. What does the Romney of 2011-12 stand for? What, exactly, is he trying to accomplish?

WATCH: Fox News Analyst Hits Fellow Panelist

Posted 09.28.2011 | Media

A highly contentious debate on Thursday's "Hannity" wound up getting physical when Fox News analyst Pat Caddell actually pushed conservative talk show...

Christopher Hitchens: Israel Needs To End The Occupation To Truly Join The West

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Last week Christopher Hitchens was interviewed on Hugh Hewitt's radio show, and he had some tough words for Israel. The author said that if Israel tr...

Hugh Hewitt: Dumping Donny Deutsch Shows MSNBC's 'Extreme Insecurity'

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Hugh Hewitt, the conservative commentator partially at the center of MSNBC's Donny Deutsch drama this week, has written a response to the situation da...

Torture Tales

Barry Eisler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Barry Eisler

There are a number of factors behind America's growing embrace of torture, but among them is a brilliant campaign of cross-promotion between right-wing ideologues and right-wing entertainment.

Sunday Morning TV Gripes

Stephen Kaus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Stephen Kaus

Random thoughts while zipping through the Sunday morning shows, from the tape-delay of the Olympics to the surprising revelation that Peggy Noonan and Hugh Hewitt are hypocrites

Arianna Debates Hugh Hewitt About Glenn Beck And Political Paranoia On CNN's Reliable Sources

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Huff TV

On CNN's Reliable Sources with Howard Kurtz, Arianna was asked to explain her critique of the inflammatory rhetoric used by Fox News host Glenn Beck. ...

Not-So-Breitbart and the Story of James O'Keefe, the ACORN Gotcha-Guy

Karl Frisch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Karl Frisch

Fox News' first segment on James O'Keefe's arrest was as funny as it was disappointing. During the report, Tim Gaughan called the news a "very weird story that probably needs a lot of context and a lot of looking into."

The Inevitable Fluke That Is Sarah Palin

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
William Bradley

Five minutes into yesterday's Oprah extravaganza with Sarah Palin, I messaged Steve Schmidt, John McCain's presidential campaign manager: "So how did you know Bristol was pregnant before it was announced?"

From ACORN to Van Jones, the Online Rightroots Flexes Its Muscles

Matt Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Matt Lewis

Online success has more to do with passion and intensity than with technological sophistication. And in politics, the outsiders -- not the establishment -- own passion.

Limbaugh: GM and Obama Must Fail

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

A pair of right-wing radio hosts says there's only one choice for conservatives angry about government involvement in the auto industry: Boycott GM.

Talk Radio Hosts Offer the GOP a Huge Leadership Pool

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joseph A. Palermo

With the Republican Party flailing about looking for new leaders why don't any of the high-powered conservative radio talkers run for public office?

Oh, The Humanity! Godless Huffington Post Commenters Wickedly Destroying Conservatism

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Chris Weigant

Due to a genetic deformity among conservatives, they are seemingly born without being able to spot irony in all its delicious forms.

Grand Old Social Networking Party

Renee Feltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Renee Feltz

The Republican Party has always had a top-down approach to the Internet, using it primarily to deliver messages rather than mobilize supporters. But is the GOP ready for a Web revolution?

Miami Blues: Palin And National Republicans Look Like The Sad California Republican Party

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Bradley

Don't look now, but the national Republican Party is on the verge of becoming the California Republican Party. And that ain't a good thing -- unless you're a Democrat.

Time For Hannity and Friends to Take a Xanax

Larry Gellman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Larry Gellman

It's over. The American people have spoken. If this election was a basketball game, it would be time to clear the benches and let the subs play out the clock.

Sam Stein

Rick Sanchez Calls Out Media That Fell For "Mutilation" Hoax

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The big political story of the day revolves around what turned out to be a non-story. Several media outlets (the vast majority conservative) were left...