What Charlie Pierce said.
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Leave it to the Republicans! They manage to get past through normal human emotions like shame and go for the win every time: Fox News contributor Richard Grenell and his public relations firm have been coordinating interviews for soldiers criticizing the actions of recently-released Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl. Those critics have said that Bergdahl, who […]
In other words, he lied to the voters because he’s trying to salvage his presidential fantasy: New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said he’ll reverse course on promised pension contributions this year and next, cutting back to balance the budget after revenue fell short of his goals by as much as $875 million. This year’s payment […]
The wingnuts has a sad! The Internal Revenue Service has revoked the tax-exempt status of a conservative-aligned charity for engaging in political activity as far back as the 2004 presidential election — including statements opposing Hillary Clinton for president. The Patrick Henry Center for Individual Liberty, based in Manassas, Va., “has shown a pattern of […]
Looks like Chris made a boo-boo: A PandoDaily investigation has discovered evidence that Gov. Chris Christie’s pending deal to award a $300 million pension management contract to a controversial hedge fund is in violation of state anti-corruption laws. New Jersey state pay-to-play statutes prohibit state contractors from directly or indirectly financially supporting the election campaigns […]
A “comprehensive and exhaustive” review that doesn’t include interviews with the principals? And of course Christie gave them access to his phone records and emails, since he was famously paranoid about not leaving anything incriminating. But I hear there’s some guy named Frankie in Newark who’s pretty excited his governor has been cleared! Everyone can […]
Scott Raab at Esquire on the real reason Christie turned down the new commuter tunnel: Which brings us to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which is the agency that built and owns and runs the George Washington Bridge, which is the world’s busiest, with two decks, 29 toll lanes (cars $13, […]
Jon Stewart’s really been on a roll lately:
I’m just glad the rest of the company is getting to know the same Chris Christie we do.
Liz Cheney’s husband, Phil Perry, is registered to vote in Virginia and Wyoming — despite having signed a document in Wyoming saying he was only registered there. Admit it. You’re smiling.