Daily Archives: July 20, 2011

This isn’t 1995 and the GOP isn’t insane

Steve Benen: House GOP Suicide Squad gets bigger By late yesterday, the political world seemed to be feeling optimistic about the debt ceiling again. The Gang of Six had made a lot of senators happy; President Obama seemed upbeat causing … Continue reading

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“He doesn’t send a thrill up my leg”

Mediaite: Add today’s debate between Chris Matthews and Republican Congressman Joe Walsh to the Hardball hall of fame for the most exciting and in-your-face political discussions ever recorded. Matthews perhaps set the tone by asking Walsh why Grover Norquist (Matthews’ … Continue reading

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“Battered Obama Supporter Syndrome”

Marc Rubin: Progressives are never going to get what they want with Obama as president. Obama knows he can wipe his feet on these groups like PCCC and MoveOn and they wont dare oppose him. or do anything meaningful. You … Continue reading

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FOX News hates Democrats, right? Wrong!

The Hill: Report: Obama top recipient of News Corp. donations Political donations by News Corp., its employees and their families were evenly split between Democrats and Republicans, with President Obama the all-time leading recipient, according to a report from the … Continue reading

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Where’s the video?

Greg Sargent: Michele Bachmann’s handlers get rough with reporter This morning, the Daily Caller published a story I was inclined to leave to others: Michele Bachmann suffers from severe migraines. But now the Bachmann camp has suddenly invited a whole … Continue reading

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Methinks the putz doth protest too much

Conor Friedersdork explains it all: How I Became the Subject of a Conspiracy Theory I won’t bore you with any of Mr. Friederdsdork’s verbose self-defense because it’s even worse than the article he is defending. Dan Reihl: Conor “With one … Continue reading

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Letting go

I spent most of my adult life as a yellow-dog Democrat. General elections were easy – all I did was go down the ballot checking off the names of the Democratic candidates. I didn’t need to know who was running, … Continue reading

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