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5 Reads That Will Help Anyone Understand Washington, D.C.

Brian LaSorsa | Posted 01.23.2014 | DC
Brian LaSorsa

K Street and the Kremlin aren't invading our nation's capital. Rather, a pretty small city is being overrun by more than 600,000 people who dream of the White House.

Friends Forever

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 03.19.2013 | Media

Though the new biography on Roger Ailes was slammed by the New York Times, some have noticed a few interesting portions in the book. TVNewser's Ale...

New York Times Trashes Ailes Biography

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 05.19.2013 | Media

The Roger Ailes biography written by Zev Chafets was released on Tuesday and New York Times book reviewer Michiko Kakutani had some harsh things to sa...

Fox News Chief: Obama 'Lazy'

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 03.06.2013 | Media

The Roger Ailes biography war officially kicked off on Wednesday, as Vanity Fair published a largely positive excerpt from a new book about the Fox Ne...

Debating the Two-Party System

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

The two-party system has not just narrowed our choices, it's narrowed our thinking. It has deeply infected our political discourse, our media, and our politicians.

Con Games: Rush Limbaugh, Elitist

Michael Conniff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michael Conniff

If a man is married by a Supreme Court Justice, Clarence Thomas, at his third wedding and can afford Elton John to sing at his fourth, should not that person be considered part of the ruling class?

History as Farce: Rush Limbaugh is Not Muhammad Ali

Dave Zirin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dave Zirin

This morning on National Public Radio, Rush Limbaugh's authorized biographer Zev Chafets equated the object of his affection to boxing's own Muhammad Ali. This is not a joke.

Denouncing Obama's Desire for Dijon is Downright Dangerous

Sandy Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sandy Goodman

Democrats are elitist, right-wingers insist, even if they are needy enough to receive not just college, but high school scholarships. In this case, the proof of Obama's elitism was his request for Dijon.

The NY Times Sends A Dittohead To Interview Rush Limbaugh

Eric Boehlert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Boehlert

The Times writer who profiled Limbaugh is pretty much a Dittohead, a Limbaugh devotee. So of course there was no reason to fear a "hit job." The whole...

Rush Limbaugh: An "Intellectual-Force Multiplier"

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

Progressive social change in this country is never going happen as long as the Rush Limbaugh crowd is allowed to dominate our public airwaves.