Republicans

Timothy Egan on the Stupidity of Sarah Palin and Michele Bachmann

Former reporter turned columnist Timothy Egan, classy as ever: "Palin no longer has to govern, since quitting halfway through her term in Alaska. Relying on her singular, God-given inability to ...

Olbermann's New Sign-Off Mocks John Boehner & GOP House Takeover

Since Republicans won control of the House of Representatives last week, MSNBC host Keith Olbermann has recited at the end of his Countdown show a new signoff each night he has hosted noting the ...

CBS 'Early Show' Touted Softest Part of Obama '60 Minutes' Interview, Ignored Tough Questions

On Friday, CBS's Early Show previewed President Obama's upcoming 60 Minutes interview by showing a clip of the softest moment of the exchange and skipping over a series of more challenging ...

MSNBC's Mitchell: 'How Does Extending Tax Cuts for Millionaires Help the Unemployed?'

During her 1PM ET show on MSNBC on Friday, host Andrea Mitchell decried President Obama showing willingness to extend all the Bush tax cuts: "We got the big hint from Robert Gibbs yesterday that ...

Bill Press on Midterms: 'The Voters Have Spoken. What a Bunch of Idiots.'

Bill Press says what most liberals in the media will only shroud in cryptic code: the voters who swept Democrats out of power in the House are stupid: "Just once ' probably never get reelected if ...

Matt Bai Makes Late Hit on Sarah Palin

Matt Bai on his least favorite kind of Republican: "In the kind of opposition Ms. Palin represents, issues aren't always meant to be addressed through governance, but rather to be deployed as ...

Olbermann Frets Obama Will Cave to McConnell 'Instead of Kicking Him in the Ass'

On Thursday's Countdown show on MSNBC, as he plugged a segment on Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's appeal to President Obama to cooperate with the GOP, host Keith Olbermann suggested that ...

CBS: Republicans Have 'Really Dug In Their Heels,' Won't Compromise

At the top of Wednesday's CBS Evening News, anchor Katie Couric worried: "Can the President and the new speaker find common ground or are we headed for gridlock?" Moments later, she made it clear ...

Despite GOP Sweep, Liberals Make Tax, Spending Decisions in Lame Duck Session

Mountain of legislation awaits Congress; taxes, unemployment, Medicare and more may be addressed.

CBS's Smith: How Can Government 'Unleash the Economy And Not Spend Any Money'?

On Thursday's CBS Early Show, co-host Harry Smith saw Republican goals to limit government spending as antithetical to improving the economy: "How do you unleash the economy and not spend any ...
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