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It’s The Oligarchy, Stupid!

Herman Cain just doesn’t get it. His allegiance to the Horatio Alger myth makes him far too dismissive of real world problems facing recent college graduates. Cain demonstrated how out of touch he is when asked his opinion about the Occupy Wall Street demonstrations now gripping New York and other cities around the country. Many […]

October 10, 2011

Far-Right Intelligentsia Struggles To Come To Terms With Norway Tragedy

It’s been less than 2 weeks since the tragic terrorist attacks in Norway carried out by anti-Muslim extremist Anders Behring Breivik, and already far-right commentators have started justifying them. The most recent and egregious example is a blog post from Pamela Geller — the conservative commentator who started the false “Ground Zero mosque” rumor last […]

August 2, 2011

Herman Cain Tries To Make Nice With Muslims

He’s so, so sorry: Herman Cain hosted a quiet meeting with a small group of Muslim leaders on Wednesday in an effort to rebuild relations frayed by his comments about not wanting to appoint Muslims to government posts and blocking the construction of mosques. They discussed the supposed danger of the incursion of Sharia law, […]

July 28, 2011

Democratic Congresswomen Criticize Tea Party Rep. Allen West for “Sexist” Remarks

“You are the most vile, unprofessional, and despicable member of the U.S. House of Representatives.” So Republican Congressman and Tea Partier Allen West said of his colleague Debbie Wasserman Schultz, representative of Florida’s 20th District and chairwoman of the DNC, in a widely circulated email that has raised eyebrows on Capitol Hill. It all started […]

July 21, 2011

Top Beltway Pundit Suspended For Calling President A “Dick”

Mark Halperin, editor-at-large of Time and keeper of what is perhaps the most insidery blog on politics and D.C. in existence, also contributes to MSNBC, but was suspended this morning for jokingly characterizing the president as having been “kind of a dick” at his press conference yesterday (watch the video below): Attempts to delay/censor the […]

June 30, 2011