Category Archives: People

This week in hate tweets!

I get a lot of Twitter responses, most of them pleasant, some … well, kind of insane. Here are the best gems from this week, mostly sparked by an apparently not at all well received TV ribbing of Sarah Palin … Continue reading

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Pope Francis vs the right: blessed are the poor

Why he’s winning..

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You were wrong, Ron Christie

Anyone who witnessed the uncomfortable moment on the Melissa Harris Perry show this morning when Republican strategist Ron Christie went after Democratic strategist and former Congressional Black Caucus general counsel Angela Rye on the question of whether there were racial … Continue reading

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Thank you, conservatives, for saving us from subversive things

Black Santa is just the beginning, people. Secular progressive humanist Obummer Marxists are ruining everything, with their “diversity” and their “inclusion…”

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Rest in peace, Madiba

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This week’s Herald column: Sorry, Boehner, it’s not over

This week’s column details the reasons why, in my opinion, the GOP’s civil war is just beginning. 

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I’m with Chait

… in this dustup with Douthat.

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Why they’re like this

There are three reasons Republicans can’t do the obvious (open the government, raise the debt ceiling) …

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The alarm bells should be going off in GOPland right about now

A new set of data (yes, yes I know, they don’t “do” data…) offer bad, worse, and potentially catastrophic news for Republicans. Let’s start with the bad: The Washington Post/ABC News poll finds that Americans disapprove of the way congress … Continue reading

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This week’s Herald column: Rafael runs the shutdown, Rush rules the party

In this week’s column, the media-political convergence between El Rushbo and Rafael the Canadian (AKA Ted Cruz) explains the shutdown, and the small band of House kamikazes who won’t let our government go.

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