Daily Archives: September 2, 2009

Reports: Obama may sell public option for one Republican vote

If CNN and other media outlets who talked to a member of the Obama administration on background Wednesday are to be believed, next Wednesday’s presidential address to Congress will include the announcement of a fire sale: the public option will … Continue reading

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Michael Steele goes to Howard, lays an egg

Thankfully, Michael Steele didn’t bring fried chicken and potato salad to Howard University to lure the black students there into the Republican Party like he promised, but he did bring his douche bag. When a young woman in the audience, … Continue reading

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Is Palin being punk’d?

One sign of intelligence is to know, or at least have a sense of, when you’re being made fun of. Sarah Palin might want to add that saying to her Facebook/Twitter manifestos. Sarah Palin is planning her first trip to … Continue reading

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Is Gonzo channeling Dubya against Cheney?

Alberto Gonzales wasn’t exactly what you’d call a “competent” attorney general. In fact, when he had the job, he seemed to think his role was to be the president’s lawyer, rather than ours. (In his defense, he did used to … Continue reading

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The crazies get their turn to run the GOP

With elected Republicans firmly in line, and the pragmatists having had their shot with John McCain (though he wound up being lured into the loony bin for much of the latter part of his campaign, once he brought Sarah Palin … Continue reading

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Tom Ridge to world: don’t buy my book

So Tom Ridge went on Rachel Maddow’s show last night and essentially discredited his own book. In his new version of reality (as opposed to what he wrote in “The Test of Our Times,” for which he was presumably paid … Continue reading

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