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Fox News Host Tries To Teach Bill O’Reilly How To Respect The President

Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly has been congratulating himself for his confrontational Super Bowl interview with President Obama. Others were less impressed with his hostile insistence on resuscitating every failed attempt to scar the president with a scandal. Dana Milbank noted that O’Reilly “interrupted the president 42 times, by my count — although, given the amount O’Reilly […]

February 11, 2014

What It Now Means To Be A ‘Moderate Republican’

Jon Huntsman, the former Republican governor of Utah and more recently U. S. ambassador to China, has had his true-believer GOP credentials openly questioned by the Conservative Police. True, Huntsman believes in evolution and accepts the reality of climate change, while supporting civil unions for gay couples. But what made Huntsman suspect was his statement […]

September 10, 2011

The Last Labor Day

WASHINGTON — Let’s get it over with and rename the holiday “Capital Day.” We may still celebrate Labor Day, but our culture has given up on honoring workers as the real creators of wealth and their honest toil — the phrase itself seems antique — as worthy of genuine respect. Imagine a Republican saying this: […]

September 4, 2011