Morning Maddow: Aspirin ain’t just for headaches (but what about hypocrisy?)

Yep — a picture indeed says a thousand words.  With GOP culture-warriors going all-in against contraception (apart from Bayer Aspirin — am I right, ‘gals’?) one is again struck by just how far beyond the contemporary 21st century mainstream the former Party of Lincoln has defiantly...

Newt Gingrich: Same-Sex Marriage a “‘Perfect Example of What I Mean by the Rise of Paganism'”

You have to give Newt (dubious) credit: he’s definitely not afraid to embrace his hypocrisy with a bearhug and a big, fat shit-eating grin: It’s pretty simple: marriage is between a man and a woman. This is a historic doctrine driven deep into the Bible, both in the Old Testament and in the New...

Meet the New Boss…

Following up on Amy’s post last week re: flip-floppin’ Tea Party blunderkind Sharron Angle, Jill Lawrence of Politics Daily provides seven examples of brazen GOP backpeddling. Lawrence asks: What accounts for the shifts? Evolving principles? Pressure from the right? Political Strategy 101, block...

McCain’s Eleventh Hour Attack Hits Obama For Having The Same Stance As McCain

One of the reasons why McCain’s attacks during this election cycle have continued to fall short has been because every time McCain throws a stone, it’s been from inside a glass house.  Bill Ayers was funded by Republicans and allies of John McCain.  Rashid Khalidi may have been Obama’s...

McCain, RNC Attempt to Play Both Sides of Bailout Bill

Before the Bailout Bill actually failed to pass in the House of Representatives, the Republican National Committee telegraphed its intentions, airing a vicious anti-Obama ad laying all the blame of the bills passage at his feet.  McCain suspended his campaign in order to help the passage of the bill,...

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