Morning Maddow: “This Is What Republican Politics Is Like Now”

A sincere mea culpa for the lack of content over the last several days. Was a holiday weekend in my neck of the tubes, so yrs truly decided to go all-in with some R&R time. Anyway, we are back and, baby, the Republicans are still fucking bat-shit. With the recent deluge of sonogram-rape legislation and...

Monday Upper: Democracy For Billionaires

Weekends are always rough for progressive USian poli-junkies — Maddow retires to the cocktail lounge as MSNBC morphs into a prison pr0n channel (and the Sunday shows? They make the prison pr0n seem positively palatable by comparison). Thankfully, the recent addition of Up With Chris Hayes to the...

Bonus Maddow: “Politifact, you’re FIRED!”

Double shot of Rachel this AM, as everyone’s fav cable news anomaly does her best Mitt Romney impression in a blistering attack on Politifact over it’s curious inability to fully credit Obama’s totally, wholly, completely factually correct private sector job creation numbers, cited during...

Because There’s No Such Thing As Too Many Posts Re: MSNBC Suspending Keith Olbermann

Following up on Mike’s post yesterday re: the MSNBC-Olbermann suspension debacle, amidst all the sturm und drang, Rachel Maddow tries to be ecumenical in supporting both Olbermann and the official company line: I understand the rule. I understand what it means to break it. I believe everyone should...

Now playing at Cognitive Dissonance theater!

Wingnuts are gloating over a story reported by a venerable institution of journalism, the, uh, Hollywood Reporter, which details CHAOS! and PATHOS! at a GE shareholder meeting.  What’s the big, uber-important, non-wanktastic/rightwing bukkake-esque issue du jour?!  The political bias of GE subsidiary...

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