Who does he remind you of? Via Digby: According to this new YouGov poll, these same patriotic Republicans still love the military passionately but are no longer attached to that moldy old concept of civilian control: “Republicans (43%) are more than twice as likely as Democrats (20%) to say that they could conceive of a situation […]
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Ah yes, I remember when the Obamabots kept explaining to me how much we needed the constitutional law professor in the White House, so fake wars would never happen again! Funny, how few of them admit they were wrong. Glenn Greenwald: Even more remarkable, it turns out the very existence of an actual “Khorasan Group” […]
Boy, NBC really doesn’t have a clue why we hated David Gregory, or they wouldn’t be replacing him with someone so similar: Chuck Todd, a political obsessive and rabid sports fan, is the likely successor to David Gregory as moderator of “Meet the Press,” with the change expected to be announced in coming weeks, according […]
See? Every five minutes, it changes!
Median CEO pay packages hit the 10.5 million mark in 2013… Propelled by a soaring stock market, the median pay package for a CEO rose above eight figures for the first time last year. The head of a typical large public company earned a record $10.5 million, an increase of 8.8 percent from $9.6 million […]
He’s absolutely awful. But his replacement might be even worse: NBC News President Deborah Turness is in Washington, D.C., this week and will meet with “Meet the Press” host David Gregory and executive producer Rob Yarin to discuss changes to the format of the show, network sources said Monday. The meeting, which will take place […]
It seemed I might be able to change my socks two days in a row, but then Arctic air crept in on big bear claws and pushed the swamp back into the deep freeze. The swamp rabbit, flipping out from cabin fever, chugged Wild Turkey and ranted, convinced the new ice age had arrived via […]
Compulsory voting in the Australian Federal Elections was completed this weekend. In the House of Representative the Coalition Party defeated the Labour Party for the first time in six years. The 81 seat win puts Tony Abbott in the Prime Minister’s office, solidly defeating Prime Minister Kevin Rudd of the Labour Party. Even though Australia […]
That should be his new rap name, don’t you think? Obama retains the support of most progressive interest groups, which are working furiously to help him advance immigration reform (generally favored by big business and also supported by some Republicans) and gun control. But his chief claim to liberal greatness since passage of the Affordable […]
The heat over Social Security will die down as the corporate media continues to push the company line that the chained CPI is a brave and noble solution to a problem that doesn’t exist. Obama will have the entire summer to court and spark the Republicans he thinks he can woo to support it. And […]