Category Archives: Republicans

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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This week’s Herald column: Demographics and the Florida GOP

  What keeps the campaign oppo folks who work for Rick Scott and the 2016 tinkerers around Marco Rubio up at night? It’s the demographics, stupid. (With a big hat tip to the boss, Steve Schale.)

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This week’s Herald column: Barack Obama’s summer of the shark

In this week’s column, I tackle Washington’s “scandal” season… 

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A Washington ‘whodunit’: who fed bogus Benghazi ‘emails’ to the media? **UPDATE: a ‘glaring omission…’**

Who leaked bogus email “summaries” to ABC news and the Weekly Standard to try and stoke a Benghazi controversy? Continue reading

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This week’s Herald column: Investigate the IRS? Sure! Let’s start with the Bush years

I agree with those on the right who want to investigate the IRS for abuse of Americans when it comes to how it treats tax exempt status for organizations. So … can we start with what the Bush-era IRS did to the NAACP…??? Continue reading

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Yes, I called Republican Benghazi hunters ’9/11 truthers’

… because they are, Blanche. They AHRE in that chair. Continue reading

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