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Friday, June 22, 2018

Herman Cain Calls Occupy Wall Street Protesters Un-American

We know what Howard Dean and other prominent Democrats think about Occupy Wall Street, but what about Republican presidential hopefuls? Pizza magnate Herman Cain, who has recently been experiencing a surge in the polls, has a less-than-rosy view of the protesters who have been calling for greater economic justice since Sept. 17. Sitting down with […]

October 6, 2011

Michele Bachmann’s Greatest Hits

Two recent profiles of Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann — one from Ryan Lizza of the New Yorker and another from The Daily Beast’s Lois Romano — shed some light on the contradictory nature of her campaign: She’s used the rock-solid support of the far-right to build a serious campaign, but she has only maintained […]

August 8, 2011

“They Know Better”

An aggressive President Barack Obama spoke on the ongoing debt limit negotiations at a White House Press conference late Monday morning. “I will not sign a 30-day or 60-day or 90-day or 180 day extension,” the president said of a potential stopgap resolution to stave off default. “That is not an acceptable approach.” Obama dug […]

July 11, 2011

Pawlenty Doubles Down On Government Shutdowns

Former Minnesota Governor and presidential contender Tim Pawlenty, who made news last week when he suggested government shutdowns are sometimes a good thing, apparently thinks he’s onto something here, making his history of government paralysis a central theme in his second Iowa TV ad: Pawlenty’s point is that his stubbornness won the day, state Democratic […]

July 5, 2011