All posts filed under: partisanship

Jimmy Carter: Worse than Timothy McVeigh

Jimmy Carter: Worse than Timothy McVeigh

That’s the consensus of 43 conservative bloggers asked to rank the 25 worst figures in American history. Charles Manson didn’t make the list. Neither did Jeffrey Dahmer or John Wayne Gacy. Or even Jim Jones. An ineffectual one-term president who deregulated the beer industry ranked first, […]

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Fearing Minnesota

Fearing Minnesota

I’ve criticized the rhetorical excesses of certain conservatives during the health care reform debate, and I’ll be equally unsparing toward hyper-paranoid partisans eager to play the victim: Think about it – do you really feel safe in Michele Bachman’s state of Minnesota any more? I’m […]

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It Depends on How You Define ‘Outburst’

It Depends on How You Define ‘Outburst’

Much has been made of the SOTU “face-off” between President Obama and Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito. Leave it to both sides to try and score political points of a non-issue. “It almost defies logic, reason and respect; however, Barack Hussein Obama did the unthinkable […]

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when partisans attack

when partisans attack

Far right Republicans accuse the opposition of giving aid and comfort to the enemy. Far left Democrats accuse the opposition of being the enemy: You’re helping Hitler. You’re as a bad as Hitler. Hard to say which is worse, but that’s a pretty fair assessment […]

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partisan media prevailing

partisan media prevailing

MSNBC, having recently surpassed CNN in ratings for the first time, has added another liberal stalwart, radio yakker Ed Schultz, to its nightly line-up. Fox News, MSNBC’s conservative counterpart, has also seen a ratings spike, thanks in large to the baffling popularity of nutcase Glenn […]

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the myth of media watchdogs

the myth of media watchdogs

The two most prominent such groups, Media Matters and the Media Research Center, are starkly partisan. Representing the left, Media Matters: Pulling a collective Rip Van Winkle, the White House press corps has awakened from its extended nap just in time to aggressively press the […]

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fraud, what fraud?

fraud, what fraud?

Partisan hypocrisy defined: The right wing, the McCain/Palin camp, and now even CNN is screaming fraud on based on 2000 bogus ACORN registrations in Indiana. Like most “Conspiracies” this is probably a case of incompetence rather than any attempt at registering no existent voters for […]

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i got a house you can foreclose

i got a house you can foreclose

I don’t know whether the bailout should’ve passed or not. But when I hear what caused it’s defeat, I’m outraged. Once again, the children prevailed. The first middle finger of blame points to Nancy Pelosi, whose partisan grandstanding apparently swayed House Republicans to vote against […]

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the farce that is cable news

the farce that is cable news

The three cable news channels have taken sides, and they don’t even bother to veil it anymore. CNN is, in fact, the Clinton News Network, employing former advisers James Carvillle, David Gergen, Wolf Blitzer and the execrable Paul Begala, who on Wednesday actually described Joe […]

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