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Tina Brown: Why is Mitch McConnell Rand Paul's 'Bitch' in Tea Party 'Jihad'?

In an interview with Senator John McCain for The Daily Beast's annual Hero Summit on Thursday, the blog's editor-in-chief Tina Brown launched into an unhinged rant blaming conservatives for ...
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MSNBC's Wolffe Sees Tea Party 'Crazies,' GOP 'Killing Themselves' Politically

Appearing as a guest on Wednesday's The Last Word, MSNBC.com executive editor Richard Wolffe joined MSNBC host Lawrence O'Donnell in tagging Tea Party Republicans as "crazies" as O'Donnell fretted ...
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NBC Laments 'Tea Party' Being 'Dug In' on Shutdown, Hopes for GOP 'Dropping the Health Care Thing'

On Wednesday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer wrung his hands over Congress, particularly Republicans, not yet reaching a budget deal to end the government shutdown: "...the Tea Party seems ...
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CNN Keeps Pounding GOP: 'Holding the American People Hostage,' Wanting to 'Destroy' Government

Over the weekend, CNN anchors and guests blamed Republicans for the shutdown and smacked them for "holding the American people hostage" while opposing ObamaCare. Tea Party members of Congress ...
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The Tea Party ‘Must Be Making Jefferson Davis Proud Today,’ Spews Washington Post’s King

The Washington Post’s Colby King took another stab Saturday at impugning and discrediting the Tea Party as a bunch of racists who are little more than an extension of the Confederacy. In a ...
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MSNBC's Wagner Suggests Tea Party Only 'Represents 2 Percent of the Public'

On Wednesday's The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell, at the end of a discussion on the government shutdown, substitute host Alex Wagner tried to marginalize Tea Party conservatives as only ...
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MSNBC's Wolffe: 'Spoiled Children' GOP 'Will Not Be Trusted' 'for a Generation'

On Tuesday's PoliticsNation, MSNBC.com Executive Editor Richard Wolffe -- formerly of Newsweek -- predicted that, because Republicans embraced the Tea Party, setting up the path to a government ...
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Politico's Roger Simon: 'Extreme Right-Wing' Is Taking the GOP 'Hostage'

On CNN Tuesday, Politico's Roger Simon slammed the "extreme right-wing" for using "food as a political weapon," for taking the GOP "hostage," and for denying "health care to 11 million people" ...
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MSNBC's Wagner Touts Guest Bartlett's Call for 'Well-Deserved Death' for 'Tea Party'

On the Monday, September 30, The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell, substitute host Alex Wagner read a tweet written by guest Bruce Bartlett in which the former George H.W. Bush administration ...
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