Conservatives

Fact Checking ABC's This Week: Most 'False' Statements Uttered by Democrats

Back in April, as ABC's Jake Tapper took over as interim host of This Week, the show asked the fact-checkers at PolitiFact to evaluate the truthfulness of statements made on the show. The results ...

The Times Celebrates Its Latest Conservative 'Maverick,' Sen. Lindsay Graham

Robert Draper files another long, condescending Sunday Magazine profile on the conservative movement and its "quisling," Sen. Lindsay Graham of "bloodred" South Carolina.

How's the Republican Party Doing? Frank Rich Cites 'Extremism,' 'Nihilism,' Racism, Return to John Birch Values

Frank Rich discusses the Republican Party's "extremism" and "race problem" with sympathetic MSNBC host Rachel Maddow: "...they have this sort of reversion to this extreme fiscal conservatism of ...

CMI Commentary: WaPo Needs a 'Conservative Beat' Reporter Not a 'Beat Conservatives' Reporter

Reading a single daily issue proves that someone needs to explain the right to the paper.

Meet the Conservative Intellectual Elite (According to the NYT): Kathleen Parker, David Frum, Christopher Hitchens?

New York Times journalist Pamela Paul on conservatism (?) in exile: "...this was more a bunkering of the conservative intellectual elite, a group that domineered its way through the Bush years but ...

Meet the Conservative Intellectual Elite: Kathleen Parker, David Frum, Christopher Hitchens?

Journalist Pamela Paul on conservatism (?) in exile: "...this was more a bunkering of the conservative intellectual elite, a group that domineered its way through the Bush years but is now ...

AP: Jindal and Gulf Coast Conservatives Hypocrites for Requesting Federal Oil Spill Help

News service wonders why 'conservatives who usually denounce federal activism suddenly are clamoring for it.'

Times Jumps on Arcane Debate About Closed-Minded Conservatives

Ever sensitive to internecine squabbles among conservatives, the Times jumped on the latest one: "'Epistemic Closure'? Those Are Fighting Words, Friend." The text box: "Conservatives' spat over ...

Timothy Egan: Not a Single Liberal on the 'Extreme' Supreme Court? Really?

Former reporter Egan takes on the "extreme" Supremes: "This court, activist conservative in the extreme, has never met a corporation it has not coddled, nor a prosecution argument that does not ...

Hulse Still Stands With Democrats on Extending Unemployment Benefits

Congressional reporter Carl Hulse: "Republicans rejected Democratic assertions that they were being heartless and said they recognized the need for unemployment aid....Democrats say Republicans ...
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