The Cynthia McKinneys of the right

(Some) Republicans recognize the callowness of Bachmann Palin Overdrive but are scared to say so publicly, lest they attract the wrath of their groupies. When Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann was named to the House Intelligence Committee earlier this year, one of her Republican colleagues responded this way: “Is that a punchline?” Another simply said, “Jumbo … Continue reading The Cynthia McKinneys of the right

GOP candidates demonstrate reckless approach to foreign policy

GOP foreign policy stalwarts George H.W. Bush, Henry Kissinger, Condi Rice, James Baker and Robert Gates all support passage of President Obama’s START treaty. But only one Republican candidate for president in 2012, Gary Johnson, says he would vote to ratify it. Johnson, despite impeccable conservative (true conservative, not the Palin variety) credentials, doesn’t have … Continue reading GOP candidates demonstrate reckless approach to foreign policy

I’ll just die if I don’t get this Senate seat

Palinite Christine O’Donnell sticks to script: Play the victim card, add plenty of empty platitudes, identify as a patriot, repeat. “Will they attack us? Yes. Will they smear our backgrounds and distort our records? Undoubtedly. Will they lie about us, harass our families, namecall to try to intimidate us? They will. There’s nothing safe about … Continue reading I’ll just die if I don’t get this Senate seat

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CD chimed in on U.S. Senate candidate, and anti-masturbation advocate, Christine O’Donnell and her claim that she’s being stalked by opponents. charlesad | Friday, September 17, 2010 at pm | | Edit Maybe they were trying to catch her masturbating. Well played. Related Articles Christine O’Donnell – Say no to Masturbation (dvorak.org)