In the storm of media demagoguery against Syrian refugees, which has flowed especially from Fox News, there also comes a truly eloquent rebuttal.
It does seem kind of odd to imagine the white-collar job searches of college graduates being confounded by the manual laborers crossing the Mexican border.
Listening to Fox News for the last three years viewers have been led to believe the Benghazi tragedy stands as the biggest failure in American foreign policy and easily represents the darkest day in U.S. history, even though scores of attacks have claimed more Americans lives
So another Republican congressman has come forward to admit that his party’s Benghazi obsession is little more than an undisguised effort to damage the presidential campaign of Hillary Rodham Clinton, the Democratic frontrunner.
Dear conservatives: Imagine a jackboot stomping on the face of your overwrought metaphor. Welcome to “This Week In Crazy,” The National Memo’s weekly update on the loony, bigoted, and hateful behavior of the increasingly unhinged right wing.
Fox “expert” on national security — and Benghazi — bogusly portrayed himself as an “Outside Paramilitary Special Operations Officer” for the CIA from 1973 to 2000, says the U.S. Attorney’s Office.
Jeb: “Let’s create a little bit of a recession in Washington, D.C., so that we can have economic prosperity outside of Washington.”
A well-regulated militia — which consists predominantly of disturbed white men who retch at the mere mention of “regulation” — being necessary to the stupidity of a free state, we can always look forward to hearing more pro-gun idiocy after a tragic mass shooting. Welcome to “This Week In Crazy.”
Watch as Kevin McCarthy insists the investigation has nothing to do with politics — and what’s more, he says, it’s been “applauded by all sides of the aisle.”
Republicans are masters of lighting up a story like a Roman candle and watching the media scramble around it in amazement. Here are five ways they do it.
Watch as America’s favorite pop psychologist offers his take on the GOP field — and explains how to handle a certain bully whose name everybody knows.
Ah, America, where you can simultaneously hold the Constitution up as a holy totem and conveniently forget anything in it you don’t like.
Republican presidential candidates have been making their displeasure with the Iran deal known — and some of them are being very dramatic about it.
The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce took a bold step this week, with the group’s head Javier Palomarez meeting with a presidential candidate whose main platform right now is to deport lots of Hispanics.
Watch this marvelous dual display of poor self-awareness from the ex-Veep who helped to create the disasters plaguing the Middle East, and from one of his loudest media cheerleaders. But who knows, perhaps Cheney is so repugnant and tone-deaf that he might just help Obama’s chances of pulling off the Iran deal.
Donald Trump reignited his war against his political enemies, with a new attack on Fox News host Megyn Kelly. And even the most prominent Republican media outlet in the country is discovering: The Donald won’t ever let you go.
Obscured by sensational and often stupid media coverage, the fundamental facts are simple. There is no evidence that Hillary Clinton violated any rule or law in her use of a private email server, however badly advised.