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Obama Nation

America's Future: What If 'Obama Nation' Turns Into 'Obamanation'?

Glen Browder | Posted 04.25.2013 | Politics
Glen Browder

A surprising number of critics caution that he's promising more than he, his party, and even government can deliver; others worry that he is making a tough road tougher -- both domestically and internationally -- for an already bedraggled America.

America's Future: The Promise of 'Obama Nation'

Glen Browder | Posted 04.17.2013 | Politics
Glen Browder

I noted Barack Obama's formidable power as a transformational leader and partisan politician entering his second term as president. Now, I'd like to consider what America might look like when he leaves the White House.

Republicans Embrace the Cootie Effect

Stephen Zunes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen Zunes

Though it is easy to dismiss the Republican reliance on the cootie effect and guilt-by-association as a sign of desperation, it would be a mistake to underestimate its potential impact.

An Interview with Erica Payne, Author of The Practical Progressive

Julian Brookes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Julian Brookes

Erica Payne's book, The Practical Progressive: How to Build a Twenty-First Century Political Movement, is the essential guide to what's happening, who's who, and how to get involved in the new progressive "infrastructure."

Jerome Corsi, Obama Smear Author, Detained In Kenya

AP | TOM ODULA and ELIZABETH A. KENNEDY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NAIROBI, Kenya — The American author of a controversial book accusing Barack Obama of seething with "black rage" and of being unfit for the U.S....

Jerome Corsi And Jane Hamsher Go Head To Head (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Nico Pitney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In light of "The Obama Nation" author Jerome Corsi's recent detainment in and deportation from Kenya, here are some highlights from a recent Bloggingh...

Media Helps Corsi's Obama Smear Book Even When Debunking It

CJR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

At a Wednesday town hall meeting in Lynchburg, Virginia, Barack Obama derided The New York Times number-one bestseller The Obama Nation, and its autho...

Thomas B. Edsall

Corsi's Obama Book Inspires New Dissidents On Right

HuffingtonPost.com | Thomas B. Edsall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

At last count, there are only four members of the dissident cell -- Peter Wehner, Ross Douthat, Jon Henke and John Hawkins -- conservatives who have b...

How Should Obama Respond? A Third Way to End the Sliming

Joel Weinberger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joel Weinberger

Obama is refuting charges against him in an effort not to repeat the mistake of the Kerry campaign -- but this just substitutes a new mistake for the old one.

Howard Wolfson: Obama Smear Book Dead On Arrival

Gotham Acme | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Although Jerome Corsi's book "The Obama Nation" has been out for just a brief period, it is already clear that it has failed to put a real dent in Sen...

A Tale of Two Obama Books: Why Do Progressives Still Not Get It?

Jennifer Nix | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jennifer Nix

Obama Nation is a pathetic excuse for a book and is just one more example of how the right effectively moves their lies into the national discourse while the left fails to do so with progressive ideas.

Obama Nation An Abomination

Paul Peete | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Paul Peete

Corsi's New York Times bestseller status is mentioned like some imprimatur to the book's veracity rather than introducing his book as the right wing tactic, Swiftboating.

Reading The Pictures: Swiftboating A Facial Expression

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Shaw

2008-08-15-corsi_cover_shaw.jpgWhat makes a meme effective -- be it verbal, visual or the combination -- is repetition.