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Chuck Todd is becoming more and more unhinged it appears as the election is drawing near. Right now he's not even pretending to be an "objective" reporter anymore. He would fit in quite well the ...
by Hopefruit2
Comment Count 107 comments on Sun Oct 21, 2012 at 12:47 PM PDT with 68 Recommends
On Tuesday, Wisconsin Republican senate candidate Tommy Thompson finally publicly addressed the controversy consuming his campaign: the stupid birther joke his son told a Republican crowd the ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 29 comments on Wed Oct 17, 2012 at 11:46 AM PDT with 69 Recommends
Jason Thompson's bad joke. This weekend, the Tommy Thompson for Senate campaign hit yet another speed bump when Thompson's adult son went birther at an RNC lunch fundraiser for his dad, saying ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 37 comments on Tue Oct 16, 2012 at 07:50 AM PDT with 31 Recommends
It wasn't a gaffe. It wasn't a mistake. It was racist. Just like telling someone with dark skin to go back to Africa (or Mexico). Tommy Thompsons son is a nutbag who didn't fall far from the ...
by Puddytat
Comment Count 30 comments on Mon Oct 15, 2012 at 02:11 PM PDT with 35 Recommends
On Saturday Oct 6, a brief diary was posted about Paul Ryan mailing out copies of the President's birth certificate, ostensibly to settle questions asked by skeptical Republicans about the President'...
by Hopefruit2
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Oct 15, 2012 at 03:15 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
That famous Republican sense of humor on display in Wisconsin. That's the 38-year-old son of Tommy Thompson, Republican candidate for Senate in Wisconsin, telling a Republican crowd at a campaign ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 37 comments on Mon Oct 15, 2012 at 08:02 AM PDT with 37 Recommends
Tommy Thompson, birther joke denier. This is an interesting new wrinkle to the birther controversy that has engulfed Tommy Thompson's ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 40 comments on Tue Oct 16, 2012 at 04:27 PM PDT with 27 Recommends
It's official. A Republican member of Congress has now officially stated in front of cameras that he believes evolution is not merely wrong but is a liberal conspiracy to lead people to hell. A ...
by martianexpatriate
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Oct 10, 2012 at 08:32 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Noooooo. It buuuurns. Vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan to birthers: You people are crazy. Stop being so crazy. [U]nlike some ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 131 comments on Sat Oct 06, 2012 at 07:00 PM PDT with 56 Recommends
A cardinal rule in comedy is "Know thy audience." The same rule can be applied in any role that requires you speak to the public on a regular basis and responding to people who are, shall we say, ...
by SaintDharma32
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Sep 26, 2012 at 04:54 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
Kansas GOP officials consider removing Obama from November ballot The Kansas State Objections Board is considering removing President Barack Obama from the November ballot because of doubts over his ...
by xxdr zombiexx
Comment Count 176 comments on Fri Sep 14, 2012 at 05:18 AM PDT with 281 Recommends
Today, the Kansas Board of Objections entertained birtherism. A trio of Republicans , as set forth by Kansas law and led by Secretary of State Kris Kobach, decided that they didn't have enough ...
by EAColeInEmporia
Comment Count 51 comments on Thu Sep 13, 2012 at 05:07 PM PDT with 46 Recommends
Last night, Jon Stewart returned from a week off to cover the RNC from Tampa. He of course had to cover the Todd Akin controversy , and used it to then pivot to Mitt Romney's refusal to talk about ...
by BruinKid
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Aug 29, 2012 at 05:00 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
So he says: http://todayonthetrail.today.com/_news/2012/08/28/13524739-chris-christie-i-think-romney-wishes-he-could-take-back-birther-joke?lite what romney said about nobody ever asked him for ...
by tamandua
Comment Count 14 comments on Tue Aug 28, 2012 at 07:47 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
Watching Morning Joe and I just saw something you rarely see on TV a talking head, Chris Matthews, actually asking tough question of a Party apparatchik and not letting that apparatchik off the hook ...
by agassiz51
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Aug 27, 2012 at 06:03 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
I thought it might be helpful to gather together, in one place, all the evidence -- both explicit and implicit -- that the narrative of the modern conservative right (and especially the attack on ...
by tim wise
Comment Count 98 comments on Sun Aug 26, 2012 at 07:04 AM PDT with 351 Recommends
Welcome, friends. The purpose of this regular series is to promote enthusiasm and action among Daily Kos members. Romney will very likely out-fundraise President Obama. However, we believe that we ...
by Tortmaster
Comment Count 38 comments on Fri Aug 24, 2012 at 06:00 PM PDT with 31 Recommends
This is the remark Mitt Romney made today which reduces his level of seriousness as a presidential candidate down to that of Donald Trump: Now, I love being home in this place where Ann and I were ...
by elwior
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Aug 24, 2012 at 03:56 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Yesterday I wrote that Rush Limbaugh has been pulling some of his punches . But I concluded: So has Rush Limbaugh finally developed a conscience? Not at all. Sometimes he can't help himself, and ...
by Richard Myers
Comment Count 16 comments on Fri Aug 24, 2012 at 03:23 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
ThinkProgress has a partial list of some of the folks who will be speaking at the Republican convention who have dabbled (or more than dabbled) in birtherism: 1. Donald Trump. [...] 2. Actress ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 101 comments on Fri Aug 24, 2012 at 02:00 PM PDT with 40 Recommends