Feigned Disbelief and Political Theatre

Steve Hildebrand responds to critics in an interview with Greg Sargent: “I don’t regret any of it,” Hildebrand told me when I asked him a few minutes ago by phone whether he regretted the tone of his piece, which many found condescending and finger-wagging. “My intent was exactly...

An Unparalleled Legacy

Hey, Defeatocrats: it’s your war now. President George W. Bush will signal next week that he will pull no more troops out of Iraq while he is president, once his troop surge ends in the summer. His senior Iraq commander General David Petraeus will use his testimony to congress on Tuesday and Wednesday to...

Newsflash

They knew: In September 2002, four members of Congress met in secret for a first look at a unique CIA program designed to wring vital information from reticent terrorism suspects in U.S. custody. For more than an hour, the bipartisan group, which included current House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), was...

Thanks For Nothing – AGAIN

Fuck Steny Hoyer, Nancy Pelosi, and the rest of the spineless, sycophantic Democratic leadership, blissfully content to piss away all political capital accrued last November. Speaks volumes upon volumes when self-interested political jockeying leads Republicans to briefly save a motion of impeachment...

Here’s A Shock – Specter is Once Again Spectering

From The Gray Lady: In an interview, Senator Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania, the top Republican on the Judiciary Committee, said that in light of the administration’s apparent retreat from its legal embrace of the harshest tactics in 2004, the 2005 opinions “are more than surprising.” “I think they’re...

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