Practically everybody’s “telling it like it is.” But that is hardly enough to stand out in a year like this. There are about 20 candidates and many have unfiltered personalities, nothing to lose, or both.
Central to our national self-understanding is the idea that hard work pays off. Americans have always tolerated rather high levels of inequality, as long as most people had a chance to rise.
“So yes, gay people have the right to marry, and poor people have the right to insurance — but on the bright side, Americans can still kill prisoners painfully, and everyone else slowly.”
“Telling It Like It Is” might be his campaign slogan, but it doesn’t mean he’s *actually* telling it like it is.
Jon Stewart highlighted the acidic dissents of Justice Antonin Scalia, the man who decries the elite Supreme Court overturning the will of voters — except when he does it.
In the next round of the marriage equality battle — expect to see same-sex rights pitted against the rights of those with religious objections.
Larry inserted himself into the Fox News host’s show, in order to give some aerial support to the one liberal guest against Bill’s flip responses. “‘So what’?! Slavery gets a ‘So what’?!”
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s leadership political action committee doubled its staff in New Hampshire, and a super PAC supporting his anticipated presidential bid announced additions to its leadership team Monday.
The pollster’s analysis says: “You would be hard pressed to look at these results and identify an emerging top tier in the Republican field, let alone a so-called frontrunner.”
Given Chris Christie’s blunt, outspoken personality, it makes sense that he’d adopt a “straight-talk” strategy. The problem — and it’s a big one — is that he’s simply not presidential material.
The right-wing movement that decries bureaucracy in fact loves red tape and barriers to democracy, in order to keep “them” from the polls.
Hillary Clinton, in a speech Thursday on voting rights, called out four Republican hopefuls for president for infringing on American voters’ rights. Here’s how they responded.
Continued support for the Iraq War decision is driven almost entirely by Republicans — many of whom will be voting in the party’s presidential primaries. Check out that, and other poll results in this week’s roundup.
If after last week’s Bridgegate indictments you thought Chris Christie was finally done as the focus of government investigations, think again.