How is Mark Sanford a Serious Candidate for Anything?
In about a week, South Carolina will pick between Mark Sanford and Elizabeth Colbert Busch. As we all know, when Mark Sanford was governor of South Carolina, he vanished for a week -- after telling staff he was off hiking the Appalachian Trail, a lie they repeated to the press. ...read more
Oh, South Carolina, Won't You Ever Learn?
My mother has told me a joke she heard from someone when she went to South Carolina. The SC resident and native told her, "South Carolina; too small to be its own country, too big to be a mental institution." I have spent some time in the Palmetto State and like it a lot but ...read more
Weiner's Comeback: The Ego Returns
By Ben Cohen: On most issues, I agree with former Congressman Anthony Weiner. His unashamed liberalism has always been refreshing and he was a force for good in a political system that rarely produces anything to write home about. But Weiner let himself and his side down with ...read more
Quote of the Day: Weiner Resigns - TV Show to Follow
Chez Pazienza predicts the future for the disgraced Democratic Congressman Anthony Weiner: So Weiner's out. That's okay, give it a year or so and he'll realize that that light at the end of the tunnel was always from the cable TV studio where he'll be hosting his own show. ...read more
Anthony Weiner Confesses All
In my view, Rep. Anthony Weiner is a fantastic politician who has spent his career seriously challenging power. Sadly, it seems he's also a bit of a creep and not a very good husband. Today, Weiner confessed to sending lewd photographs of himself via twitter and facebook and ...read more