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Cruzing for a Bruising

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 07.02.2013 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

The conservative National Review magazine has an amusing article about the far-right reincarnation of Joe McCarthy, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), considering a run for the presidency. It's not intended to be amusing, I don't think, but it is.

Opposition to Robert Bork Was Not 'Shameful'

Asher Smith | Posted 02.18.2013 | Politics
Asher Smith

Democrats opposing Bork's nomination would have seen their votes as not just a stand against a particular judicial nominee but as a vote against the social agenda of an administration they felt was attempting to turn the page on the progress of previous decades.

Looking for Mr. Right Now

Miranda Frum | Posted 01.26.2013 | Women
Miranda Frum

Girls isn't about women who refuse to grow up -- it's about women who are trying to grow up in a world in which economic prospects are dim; a world in which men and women can't seem to connect meaningfully or trustingly with each other at any level.

"Wetbacks" Is Acceptable Language at National Review Online

Raul A. Reyes | Posted 09.19.2012 | Latino Voices
Raul A. Reyes

Apparently, it did not occur to Nordlinger that the word "wetback" is deeply offensive to the Hispanic community.

The Right Ratchets Up Pressure On Romney

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 07.17.2012 | Politics

Yet another conservative voice -- or in this case, publication -- has joined the chorus calling for Mitt Romney to release his tax returns. The ri...

I'm America, and I'm Tired

Ellis Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ellis Weiner

I--like all Americans--am weary. But we aren't tired of Islamists. We're tired of Andrew McCarthy. We're tired of places like National Review Online publishing nonsense like his.

NRO and Mother Jones Get Hurricane Katrina Wrong

John McQuaid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
John McQuaid

The Deepwater Horizon disaster has put a renewed media and political focus on the significant government failures of Hurricane Katrina. But for some reason, a selective amnesia still dominates on this topic.

Mitt Romney Loses It

Bart Motes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bart Motes

"President Obama has betrayed his oath to the nation." So trumpeted Mitt Romney in a bizarre op-ed at National Review Online. This is a strange and dangerous claim.

Postcards From the Edge (And by Edge, I Mean CPAC)

Karl Frisch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Karl Frisch

Anyone who has followed The Conservative Political Action Conference over the years isn't surprised by the antics on display at its 2010 incarnation -- the crazy continues.

The Beat (It) Goes On: A Conservative Stampede

Jerry Weissman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jerry Weissman

The McCain-Palin ticket has had a severe impact on the writers of the right and sent them running for the hills. Witness the crescendo of the stampede.

Memo To Media: The Palin Rape-Kit Story Has Not Been "Debunked"

Eric Boehlert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Boehlert

The press has treated the story as something of a taboo. And the loud, right-wing media claims about it being "debunked" likely add to its untouchable status.

William F. Buckley Dead At 82

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK — William F. Buckley Jr., the erudite Ivy Leaguer and conservative herald who showered huge and scornful words on liberalism as he obse...

Kurtz: HuffPost "Blew The Whistle" On Phony National Review Reports

Washington Post | Howard Kurtz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

After nearly five months of mounting criticism, the New Republic yesterday disavowed reports about petty wartime cruelty in Iraq, saying the magazine ...