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‘Morning Joe’: Yes, I Have Been Tough On Donald Trump!

The ‘Morning Joe’ host hit back at widespread accusations that he and his show had gone easy and helped to facilitate the rise of a political demagogue.

March 1, 2016
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Against Fascism: For Honest Conservatives, The Only Answer Is #NeverTrump

For too long, right-wing pundits and politicians seemed much more disturbed by Donald Trump’s past positions on healthcare, abortion, and guns than his current appeals to racism, xenophobia, and violence.

February 29, 2016

In Tea Party Senate Candidate’s Dissertation, A Nostalgia For A Populist Christian Nation

The following is reprinted with permission from Religion Dispatches. Follow RD on Facebook or Twitter for daily updates. Ben Sasse, winner of last week’s Republican Senate primary in Nebraska and likely the next senator from that state, is a Tea Party hero with an unusual credential: a PhD in history from Yale. Sasse — a […]

May 21, 2014

Poll Roundup: Can Arkansas Stay Blue?

As the 2014 midterm elections draw closer, pollsters across the country will begin releasing masses of data and their predictions of who will control the House of Representatives, the Senate, and statehouses across the country. We’ll put those predictions in focus and provide a brief summary of key polls. Here’s our roundup from the week […]

May 16, 2014

The Two GOP Establishments

WASHINGTON — The language commonly used to describe the battle going on inside the Republican Party is wrong and misleading. The fights this spring are not between “the grassroots” and “the establishment,” but between two establishment factions spending vast sums to gain the upper hand. Their confrontation has little to do with the long-term philosophical […]

May 15, 2014