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Sean Hannity

How The Murder Of A DNC Staffer Turned Into A Right-Wing Conspiracy

he first right-wing version of the conspiracy theory was about confirming right-wing allegations against the Clinton Foundation. On July 13, conspiracy theory website (previously cited by pro-Trump media) ran a piece, sourced to the Kremlin, claiming that Rich thought he was on his way to meet with the FBI about the Clinton Foundation when a “hit team” put in place by the Clintons killed him.

July 11, 2017
Trump, Right-Wing

How Years Of The Right-Wing Media’s Obama Hatred Paved The Way For Trump

Trump’s ascent would not have been possible without the years of vitriol that the right-wing media directed at his predecessor. After years of listening to anti-Obama vitriol from right-wing talk radio and television hosts, conservatives wanted someone who could match that hate. They found him. And today, he’s the president.

January 21, 2017
Matteo Salvini European Parliament

Trump Meets With Italian Far-Right Leader In Pennsylvania

Republican frontrunner Donald Trump has spent much of his campaign trying to convince the American public that all of the racists and white nationalists supporting him must have done so by mistake. But a meeting on Monday with an Italian far-right political leader known for his xenophobic remarks has shown that Trump’s casual racism is anything but.

April 27, 2016

This Week In Crazy: Twisted Logic And Right-Wing Blame Games

Just when you thought the far-right fringe couldn’t possibly connect abortion with the stock market, or equate the LGBT Pride flag with a white supremacist symbol, they just, well, go ahead and do that. It’s “This Week In Crazy,” The National Memo’s weekly update on the shameful, racist, and hateful speech of the increasingly illogical right wing.

August 28, 2015

Harry Reid Applauds Man Who Hoaxed The Right Wing

“I wish I’d meet this guy and pat him on the back,” Reid said, of the man who roped in right-wing conspiracy theorists.

April 29, 2015
Top News, National News, Hillary Clinton, Email Scnadal, Inspector General, State Department, Whistleblower, Watchdogs

Playing By The Old ‘Clinton Rules’ — All Innuendo, Few Facts

The media coverage of “Clinton Cash,” shows that old the “Clinton rules” are back: all innuendo and guilt-by-association, murky insinuations and few facts.

April 29, 2015

Can Jeb Bush Make It Right With The Right?

Can the Tea Party learn to love Jeb Bush?

February 25, 2015

Jeb Bush Chooses To Be Cross-Examined At CPAC

Jeb Bush is getting ready to face the right wing.

February 20, 2015
President Barack Obama speaks at a press conference in the East Room of the White House on Monday, Feb. 9, 2015 in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

What The Right Doesn’t Get About Obama And Religion

You can learn a lot from the conservative freak-out over Obama’s National Prayer Breakfast speech.

February 11, 2015

Grisly Language Propels Kansas Anti-Abortion Bill As U.S. Model

Kansas Republicans have found an upsetting new way to fight abortion.

February 10, 2015

Republicans Still Think You’re Stupid

What the Jonathan Gruber sideshow reveals about today’s GOP.

December 11, 2014

Kingmaker Or Royal Pain To GOP: DeMint Building Heritage Into Conservative Force

Not all Republicans are thrilled with the Heritage Foundation’s growing impact.

December 2, 2014

Neo-Nazis Vs. The Klan? It Must Be East Texas

You won’t believe this story out of Texas.

November 6, 2014

Endorse This: The Right-Wing Ebola Playbook

See the right’s Ebola scare tactics in action.

October 21, 2014

This Week In Crazy: Atheists Ruined Columbus Day, And The Rest Of The Worst Of The Right

Ebola conspiracies, gay brainwashing, and so much more.

October 17, 2014

Retiring Bachmann Signals She’s Still In The Game

Good news for political satirists: Michele Bachmann isn’t going anywhere.

October 15, 2014

This Week In Crazy: Obama Gives New Mexico To ISIS, And The Rest Of The Worst Of The Right

Welcome to “This Week In Crazy,” The National Memo’s weekly update on the wildest attacks, conspiracy theories, and other loony behavior from the increasingly unhinged right wing. Starting with number five: 5. Phil Robertson As ISIS continues to wage a campaign of terror across the Middle East, Fox News’ Sean Hannity turned to the one man […]

September 5, 2014

Republicans Need A New ‘Go-To Guy’ On Immigration

Republicans know they need to broaden their party’s appeal to Hispanic voters to have a realistic shot at winning the 2016 presidential election. But on the key issue of immigration, they can’t seem to help but follow far-right leaders over a cliff of extremism. Writing for Reuters on Monday, Mica Rosenberg and Jeff Mason explain how as President Obama […]

August 25, 2014

Endorse This! Archconservative Senator Says Fox News Is Too Extreme — Even For Him

[jwplayer player=”1″ mediaid=”63791″] Just how “fair and balanced” is Fox News’ coverage? Even Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) — who is so dedicated to blocking the Democratic agenda that his colleagues nicknamed him “Dr. No” — says it’s too biased for him to watch. Click above to see the most conservative senator’s thoughts on Fox — […]

August 15, 2014

The So-Called ‘War On Whites’ Is A Fight The GOP Can’t Win

At this point, you really have to wonder: Is it still news when a Republican says something asinine? On the off chance it is, let us spend a few moments pondering the strange case of Alabama Rep. Mo Brooks, who said last week that the Democratic Party is waging a “War on Whites.” Yeah, he […]

August 11, 2014

The Summer Of The Anti-Hillary Clinton Books Rolls On

By Hector Tobar, Los Angeles Times In June, Hillary Clinton released a new book that served as the unofficial kickoff to a presidential campaign set to hit the homestretch in the summer of 2016. But for the moment she’s enduring what Politico called “the summer of the anti-Clinton books,” and what a left-leaning website called […]

August 6, 2014

Todd Akin Is Back, And More Delusional Than Ever

Former congressman and horrifically failed Senate candidate Todd Akin is back — and he’s still making life miserable for his fellow Republicans. Akin, whose 2012 bid to unseat Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) imploded when he infamously declared that women rarely get pregnant from “legitimate rape” because “the female body has ways to try to shut […]

July 14, 2014

On July 4, A Message For Patriots Of All Persuasions

When the flags fly proudly on the Fourth of July, I always remember what my late father taught me about love of country. He was a deeply patriotic man, much as he despised the scoundrels and pretenders he liked to mock as “jelly-bellied flag flappers.”  It is a phrase from a Rudyard Kipling story that […]

July 3, 2014

Eric Cantor And The Tea Party Purge

WASHINGTON — In 1961, John F. Kennedy said: “In the past, those who foolishly sought power by riding the back of the tiger ended up inside.” In November of 2010, Eric Cantor said: “The Tea Party are … an organic movement that played a tremendously positive role in this election. I mean, certainly, it produced […]

June 11, 2014