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Endorse This: Chris Cuomo Calls Out Trump’s Hypocrisy On Infidelity

“Why would I trust you if you say that all of the things you said then are false?”

May 24, 2016

5 Republicans Who Can’t Resist Strutting Their Stuff

    Ah, Republican politicians. Moral arbiters. Upholders of family values. Pure, straight-laced Church Ladies and Gentlemen who go all a-flutter at the mere suggestion of anything racy. Not for them the vagaries of sexuality or half-naked frolicking. No, that’s for filthy, disgusting liberals. Except… these selfsame Republican politicians just can’t seem to keep their […]

July 18, 2014

Right-Wing Hypocrites Demand Obama Secure Bergdahl’s Release… Until He Does

You’ve got to hand it to American conservatives. They may not be rational, but at least they’re consistent. They can kick, scream and clamor for something with relentless fervor… until President Obama does it, in which case it becomes the epitome of evil and irresponsibility. The recent release of the last known American prisoner of […]

June 4, 2014

China Accuses U.S. Of ‘Hypocrisy’ As Hacking Row Escalates

Beijing (AFP) – Beijing summoned the U.S. ambassador and accused Washington of double standards Tuesday as a diplomatic row escalated over the unprecedented indictment of five Chinese military officers for cyber-espionage. The world’s top two economies have long been at loggerheads over hacking and China’s defense ministry denounced Washington’s allegations as “a pure fabrication by […]

May 20, 2014

The Rise Of The Reverse Houdinis

WASHINGTON — So let’s see: The solution to large-scale abuses of the financial system, a breakdown of the private sector, extreme economic inequality and the failure of companies and individuals to invest and create jobs is — well, to give even more money and power to very wealthy people, to disable government and to trust […]

October 12, 2011

Cheney: Deficits Do Matter (Under Obama)

Former Vice President Dick Cheney is a conservative Republican and foreign policy hawk, but also someone who famously said “deficits don’t matter” at a 2002 economic policy meeting to discuss a second round of the Bush tax cuts, which further-exploded America’s red ink when enacted in 2003. So it’s jarring to hear him slam Barack […]

September 6, 2011

Cantor Wants To Cut Disaster Relief — Unless It’s For His District

On Monday, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor decided to play politics with the aftermath of Hurricane Irene, declaring on Fox News that any money the government spends on relief for those areas devastated by the hurricane must be paid for by “savings elsewhere,” which means cutting other government expenditures. And not just any government expenditures; […]

September 1, 2011

Illinois Rep. Joe Walsh’s Wife’s Court Filing: Check Out The Details

Reports of the hypocrisy of Illinois Rep. Joe Walsh, who is so concerned with his children’s future that he neglects to pay for their food or healthcare, have been based on court documents that The National Memo obtained this morning. Take a look: Petition for RTSC Against Joe – Part 1 [12!7!10]

July 29, 2011

Tea Party Rep. Joe Walsh Owes His Wife $100,000 In Child Support

Illinois Rep. Joe Walsh says Obama is lying about the debt ceiling and in a recent video insisted, “I won’t place one more dollar of debt upon the backs of my kids and grandkids unless we structurally reform the way this town spends money!” Only problem: he isn’t taking care of his own children: The […]

July 28, 2011

Bachmann Hypocrisy Rampant On Home Loans

Just weeks before she called for “breaking up” Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac “so that the encumbered taxpayer no longer backs them,” Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann received a $417,000 loan to purchase a 5200 square-foot golf-course home that experts say was definitely backed by one of the two lenders: Seeing problems with the programs — […]

July 27, 2011

Anti-Debt Crusader Gingrich Owes Over $1 Million In Campaign Debt

Newt Gingrich’s campaign is in trouble again. FEC disclosure forms released today and obtained by the AP reveal that it has a debt exceeding $1 million, and only $322,000 in cash on hand. Newt’s main expense? Private jets.  The candidate’s campaign, whose entire professional campaign staff quit in disgust last month, spent over $450,000 on […]

July 15, 2011

Herman Cain Sticks Foot in Mouth on Race, Again

Apparently Herman Cain can’t stop talking about race in his supposedly post-racial presidential campaign, whether because journalists are obsessed or because his answers are so, well, colorful: Andrew Goldman, The New York Times Magazine: Before you announced your campaign, you said that the liberal establishment is scared that “a real black man might run against […]

June 30, 2011

Debt Limit? GOP Representatives Who Oppose Federal Spending Owe Thousands In Credit Card Debt

Texas Rep. Blake Farenthold, like many of her fellow Republican freshmen, has argued that the government, like individuals, should avoid debt. In January, she released a statement arguing that the government debt was too high and “like the rest of America, the government needs to tighten its belt and work within its means.” Farenthold apparently […]

June 20, 2011

Department of Brutal Honesty

GOP campaign operative Ed Rollins, who just signed on to manage the presidential campaign of Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.), made headlines earlier this week when he told Politico that Sarah Palin was not a “serious” Republican presidential candidate. Then it came out that he basically said the same thing about his new boss two months […]

June 8, 2011