The real dividers

March 26, 2012 // 0 Comments

President Obama has been criticized for rarely engaging the county on matters of race but, seeing the nasty reaction from GOP presidential candidates to his benign comments on the Trayvon Martin case, it’s easy to understand why he tends to [...]

Manufactured outrage du jour

March 20, 2012 // 0 Comments

Two ridiculous examples of fabricated indignation from the right: 1.) Last night at an Obama fundraiser Robert DeNiro quipped, “Callista Gingrich. Karen Santorum. Ann Romney. Now do you really think our country is ready for a white first [...]

Dispatches from the traveling circus

March 10, 2012 // 1 Comment

GULFPORT, Miss. — Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich says a new ABC television series is evidence that the entertainment industry harbors anti-Christian bias. Gingrich is criticizing the comedy-drama “GCB,” which has also [...]

Victim politics

February 26, 2012 // 0 Comments

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Newt reminds a sanctuary full of affluent white Christians who the real victims are. “You have radical Islamists who want to kill us, and the secular left who want to coerce us,” he [...]

The dumbing down of conservatism

February 11, 2012 // 0 Comments

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Some “highlights” from the CPAC convention: *Severe conservative Mitt Romneytron was programmed to liberally repeat the word “conservative” and did so more than two dozen times. Chasing the wind, as he’s wont to do, The [...]

Reason #1 to vote against Newt

January 29, 2012 // 1 Comment

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Sarah Palin may get to the White House after all, if Newt Gingrich wins in 2012, that is. The Republican presidential candidate told CNN Wednesday evening that if he wins the White House, he’d ask the ex-Alaska governor to take a “major [...]

Never trust a sanctimonious egomaniac

January 26, 2012 // 0 Comments

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Via Politico: After nearly a week on the defensive, CNN’s John King reports tonight that Newt Gingrich’s claim about offering witnesses to ABC News in his defense — to rebut the network’s interview with his second [...]

Why is this man laughing?

January 24, 2012 // 0 Comments

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Meet Pastor Rodney Harold Browne, the latest boob to endorse Newt (along with Todd Palin, Chuck Norris and Rick Perry). Actually, “boob” is too kind a description for this con man: When the Holy Ghost Bartender (who also refers to [...]

The humility of Newt

January 22, 2012 // 0 Comments

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Some fundamentally profound quotations attesting to the transformational grandiosity of Newt (via the Romney oppo research team): “I Am Essentially A Revolutionary.” (Adam Clymer, “House Revolutionary,” The New York Times, 8/23/92) “I [...]

Zsa Zsa for president

January 21, 2012 // 0 Comments

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The right is already making excuses for Newt. “Psychiatrist” Keith Ablow, writing for, does them one better, arguing that Gingrich’s serial adultery will make him a better president. 1) Three women have met Mr. Gingrich [...]

Newt’s lame mea culpa

January 20, 2012 // 0 Comments

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In the Christian tradition forgiveness requires sincere confession. Here’s how Newt acknowledged his sins: “There’s no question at times of my life, partially driven by how passionately I felt about this country, that I worked far too hard [...]
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