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Jerry Brown, who’s actually done the hard work of governing, knows what a jagoff Ted Cruz is: California Governor Jerry Brown did not mince words. Discussing climate change he summarily dismissed the ignorance of Ted Cruz as seen in the above snippet. Chuck Todd and Governor Jerry Brown were discussing the dire straits that California […]

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Whenever I meet someone who informs me proudly, “I get all my news from NPR,” my heart sinks. Because I know if we get into a discussion, I’m going to have a lot of re-educating to do, and it’s exhausting. People simply do not understand that the once-proudly independent public radio system is a thing […]

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“They made it crystal clear that the ask was from Hillary”: Inside the Clinton fundraising machine — as secretary of state Sometimes in D.C., the crime is what’s legal: Inside the massive Clinton fundraising operation at State Now read the story, which is about Hillary Clinton doing her job as Secretary of State. It’s so […]

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Funny, how the media never talks about the progressive budget. You’d almost think they weren’t allowed to talk about it! Too often neglected in this Beltway brawl is the budget alternative offered by the Congressional Progressive Caucus. The fifth annual CPC alternative — “The People’s Budget: A Raise for America” — is about as close […]

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The Times is doing it again

It really is weird, to see an organization that considers itself “the paper of record,” diving into the same groundless scandalmongering they did when Bill Clinton was president. It all seems very class-based. Bookmark It

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Dumb

I’ve seen a lot of posts in the past week from Democrats saying we can’t have Clinton as the nominee because they don’t want her “baggage.” That might be the dumbest thing I’ve heard yet. Because while we’re all pretty tired of the endless Clinton attacks, you must have slept through the last 20 years […]

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You’ve seen them all. Paul Waldman from the Prospect explains the routine. I’ve been saying for years: Give Democrats the fucking benefit of the doubt! Don’t assume the worst, don’t assess it by your “feelings.” Ninety-nine times out of a hundred, the screaming scandal turns out to be a “never mind.” I do think one […]

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The Clinton media frenzy

Eric Boehlert is a really smart, insightful commentator (loved his book “Bloggers on The Bus”) and I can’t really improve on what he’s written here: Offering up some advice to the political press corps as it prepares to cover the 2016 presidential campaign,New York Times columnist Frank Bruni recently stressed that reporters and pundits ought […]

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I gotta say, the thing that annoys me most about contemporary journalism is when they write a pre-determined narrative and then bend the facts to fit. The other thing that annoys me is how much context was missing from the original story (like all the other cabinet members who did the exact same thing, and […]

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