Did Glenn Greenwald Create A Parody Account Of Another Journalist?
When it comes to who is the most revenge-infatuated person in American politics, Donald Trump wins hands down. From sending annual hand tracings to Graydon Carter, who once dubbed him a "short-fingered vulgarian" in Spy Magazine, to ridiculing his political opponents with ...read more
The 7 Dumbest Conservative Reactions to the Supreme Court Gay Marriage Ruling
Wading through conservative reactions to the Supreme Court Gay Marriage, one cannot help but feel an extreme sense of schadenfreude. For those who have invested much of their time and energy suppressing the rights of their fellow citizens, the rapid disintegration of their ...read more
Bill Kristol Is Finally Right About Sarah Palin: Impeaching Obama is Irresponsible
It was brief, but it really happened. Fox News, and now ABC News contributor, Bill Kristol was actually right about something. As we've observed over the years, whatever Kristol says, the opposite must be true. Some of his greatest hits include: --"Barack Obama is not going to ...read more
9 Times Dick Cheney and the Neocons Were Horrifically Wrong on Iraq
With former Bush administration officials and other such neoconservatives coming out of the woodwork to offer their super ideas on the situation in Iraq while slamming President Obama, it's never been a better time for a Throwback Thursday post to remind everyone why Iraq is the ...read more
Here's Another Ex-Bushie Who Needs to Shut the F**k Up About Iraq
The Washington Post published a travesty of a column on Monday by the baby-faced, toddler-brained, and whiny, Marc Thiessen that as of this writing, had notched a whopping 4,064 comments. What could possibly account for this mind-blowingly high number of comments on a piece by ...read more
Quote of the Day: Bill Kristol is Horrendously Wrong About Iraq Again
"This would require a willingness to send American forces back to Iraq. It would mean not merely conducting U.S. air strikes, but also accompanying those strikes with special operators, and perhaps regular U.S. military units, on the ground." Bill Kristol, The Weekly Standard ...read more
The Neocons’ Waterloo
Neoconservative pundit William Kristol. (Photo credit: Gage Skidmore) By Robert Parry: The decisive defeat of Mitt Romney in the presidential race and the forced resignation of ex-Gen. David Petraeus as CIA director have marginalized America’s neoconservatives more than at any ...read more
Bill Kristol Urges Republicans to Raise Taxes on Millionaires
The Daily Banter Headline Grab. From Huff Post: WASHINGTON -- Conservative commentator and Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol said Sunday the Republican Party should accept new ideas, including the much-criticized suggestion by Democrats that taxes be allowed to go up on the ...read more
Would Neocons Control Romney?
By Paul R. Pillar: It has become almost a truism that foreign policy will not be a major determinant of the outcome of this year’s presidential election. Foreign policy has played a tiny role in the Republican campaign. Because it takes two to tangle on any campaign issue, ...read more
The Death of the Republican Party?
By Bob Cesca: Holy hell, if we were only that lucky. Rush Limbaugh and his legion imitators in right-wing talk radio have lapsed into a collective freakout regarding the upshot of the dueling conventions and the polling numbers that point to the likely re-election of the ...read more
Rich, White, Male, Conservative: Racism Is Solved
I'm glad we have experts like Bill Kristol to tell us this stuff or else we would never know. I'm curious: If Captain Milquetoast, lower-middle class get-along colorblind guys like me (remember, my life experience is largely the mean streets of suburban Florida and Maryland) ...read more