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Charlie Pierce Worth a read as Charlie gives a little background on some of the people who are being paid to explain to white America why there's nothing to see here.
by blue aardvark
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Mar 04, 2015 at 12:16 PM PST with 3 Recommends
DC right-wing bubble-worlder George Will decided to wander into the governor's election in Wisconsin, as well as the issues surrounding campaign finance in the ongoing John Doe investigation. You ...
by Jake formerly of the LP
Comment Count 34 comments on Mon Oct 27, 2014 at 05:13 PM PDT with 189 Recommends
Following the fiasco of the Romney/Ryan ticket in the 2012 presidential race, the Republican National Committee decided that the time had come for the GOP to face some hard truths and make some ...
by BetteNoir
Comment Count 7 comments on Sat Sep 13, 2014 at 12:10 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
There are rants and then there are [Rants by Charlie Pierce http://www.esquire.com/blogs/politics/Politico_Dances_With_The_Devils] at Esquire. Charlie has a regular feature, "Things in Politico ...
by Bethesda 1971
Comment Count 16 comments on Tue Jul 15, 2014 at 04:47 PM PDT with 36 Recommends
Bill Kristol recently took to The Weekly Standard to lament that America has lost its taste for pointless wars. Insisting that peace is anathema to a strong and responsible America, Kristol chides ...
by Steven Payne
Comment Count 188 comments on Fri Mar 21, 2014 at 09:51 AM PDT with 711 Recommends
So what are your favorite websites, other than DKos? The Politics Blog by Charles Pierce has become my new favorite. Talking about Sarah Palin's appearance at CPAC on Saturday, he writes: A ...
by poco
Comment Count 82 comments on Sun Mar 09, 2014 at 05:00 PM PDT with 36 Recommends
It started for me this evening as I was watching the CBS Evening News. CBS just hired former CIA Deputy Director Michael Morrell as a "security consultant" and commentator and he wasted no time ...
by dweb8231
Comment Count 149 comments on Mon Jan 20, 2014 at 05:43 PM PST with 156 Recommends
David Brooks, [today: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/17/opinion/brooks-the-thought-leader.html?ref=opinion&_r=1&]: "Little boys and girls in ancient Athens grew up wanting to be philosophers." ...
by Bethesda 1971
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Dec 17, 2013 at 11:29 AM PST with 3 Recommends
Charlie Pierce is just a brilliant writer. His blog at Esquire consistently turns up gems like [the title of this post, his comment today, http://www.esquire.com/blogs/politics/ed-meese-reagan-...
by Upper West
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Oct 08, 2013 at 11:31 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
Man this is like a bad case of measles.....everywhere you turn, the GOP seems to be imploding. Late yesterday, HuffPo runs a lengthy and excoriating profile of Mitch McConnell and the mounting ...
by dweb8231
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Jul 12, 2013 at 07:06 AM PDT with 36 Recommends
President Obama signed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) today despite his veto threat. The law now restricts detainee transfers out of military prisons in Afghanistan and Guantánamo Bay.
by Magnifico
Comment Count 26 comments on Thu Jan 03, 2013 at 03:33 PM PST with 35 Recommends
Dear Congressman Boehner: We know you are in a tough spot these days. President Obama is pressing his election mandate to get a bill passed NOW that would eliminate tax hikes on the 98% of ...
by dweb8231
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Dec 14, 2012 at 09:13 AM PST with 5 Recommends
While I enjoy listening to him on sports, and reading him on politics: [Charlie Pierce http://www.charlespierce.net/] can sometimes be a blowhard (more often in sports) and holds grudges he ...
by Ed Tracey
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Oct 31, 2012 at 09:13 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
I was tempted to write about my reactions to the Republican Convention so far, but I came across this first: http://www.esquire.com/blogs/politics/rnc-tampa-night-one-12158408 20,000 people with ...
by A Southerner in Yankeeland
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Aug 29, 2012 at 01:23 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Oh, this is too funny. I live this piece by Charlie Pierce in Esquire : I am supposed to write ...
by JLFinch
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Jan 31, 2012 at 12:15 PM PST with 12 Recommends
Via Angry Black Lady at Balloon Juice comes this ...
by swellsman
Comment Count 130 comments on Sat Nov 19, 2011 at 07:49 AM PST with 205 Recommends
Given the relative traffic stats, most people here do not also read Eric Alterman's Altercation at Media ...
by devtob
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri May 18, 2007 at 04:57 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
NPR's It's Only a Game is on most occasions a nice Saturday morning diversion, where lyrical remembrances of games past mix with some not-so-serious analysis ...
by Mark Sumner
Comment Count 168 comments on Sat Apr 14, 2007 at 07:30 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
In todays Boston Globe Magazine, writer Charlie Pierce takes a look at the moribund Massachusetts ...
by klondike
Comment Count 16 comments on Sun Feb 25, 2007 at 08:00 PM PST with 2 Recommends