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Sarah Palin Tells Sean Hannity What Newspapers She Reads

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Over a year after she infamously stalled on Katie Couric's question about what news sources she reads, Sarah Palin has told Sean Hannity what's in her...

Thug Politics in America

Karen Finney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Karen Finney

Having seen this movie before as a staffer in the Clinton Administration, it is painful to again watch the right-wing machinery crank into overdrive; and the rhetoric spin up on all sides.

Michael Steele Calls Thomas Friedman A "Nut Job" For His Concerns Over Psychotic Rhetoric

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

RNC Chairman Michael Steele appeared on CNN's American Morning Wednesday and was confronted with Thomas Friedman's recent New York Times column, in wh...

Newsmax Tries to Rehabilitate Bernard Kerik

Terry Krepel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Terry Krepel

Newsmax has long been a booster of Bernard Kerik. When the former New York police chief was nominated by President Bush to be homeland security secret...

Right-Wing Media Won't Concede Obama-Chrysler Dealer Conspiracy Is Bogus

Terry Krepel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Terry Krepel

Right-wing bloggers were abuzz last week with news of its conspiracy du jour: that the Obama administration is targeting Chrysler dealers for closure whose owners have donated to Republicans.

Get Sarah Palin's New Book -- Free!

Chris Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Kelly

I know. I couldn't believe it either. The idea that I could get Sarah Palin's new book for nothing. Or that Sarah Palin had written a new book. Or written an old book. Or read an old book. Or used an old book to swat black flies.

Right-Wing Media Desperate to Smear Obama

Terry Krepel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Terry Krepel

It's crunch time, and right-wing media writers are in a frenzy. Indeed, it almost seems like a competition among the top right-wing writers to see who can go the farthest in smearing Obama.

Jason Linkins

Conservative Mag's Cover Says Russert Will 'Predict Our Next President' From Beyond The Grave | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Via Portfolio comes word of a print-media snafu reminiscent of last January's Parade cover story that was ten days off on the news of Benazir Bhutto's...

Prominent Democrats Back McCain

Chris Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Kelly

It turns out when Newsmax says "prominent Democrats" they mean one former congressman, three ex-mayors and former Palmyra, Maine Budget Committee Member Herb Bates.

Talk Radio's Last Stand?

Rory O'Connor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rory O'Connor

Not surprisingly, the concerted conservative focus on limitations of free speech seems more devoted to stirring up the base than combating any real danger.