Move Over, Sarah Palin — There’s A NEW Mama Grizzly Ready To Sink Her Teeth Into 2012

Just when you thought Michele Bachmann’s unchecked (and wholly unhinged) egomania would finally be satiated (and silenced) by a House Intelligence Committee appointment comes this Hindenberg of a trial balloon: ABC News has learned that Bachmann, R-Minn., also is seriously weighing whether to seek the...

Sarah Palin, Fauxpulism, and Right-Wing Identity Politics

(Image: Tacoma Urbanist, Flickr) Sarah Palin is back — and, seemingly, everywhere, as she launches a book tour (and, perhaps, a run at the White House in 2012). Max Blumenthal: In a Republican Party hoping to rebound in 2010 on the strength of a newly energized and ideologically aroused conservative...

NY-23’s Mission Accomplished Moment: Thanks For Coming Out, Kids

Ban-happy GOP purity gatekeeper Eric Erickson struggles with maintaining his already tenuous hold on reality as he gamely attempts to squeeze broken eggshells into lemonade (or something): The race has now been called for Democrat Bill Owens. This is a huge win for conservatives. “Whaaaa. . . ?” you say....

Colin Powell Calls Out Sarah Palin and the GOP Over “Small Town Values”

I’m sure by now you’re all overwhelmed with nostalgia for the 2008 presidential campaign (you betcha!) I mean, it’s been, what, just over a month since the election, right? So, to help satisfy your endless electioneering jones, check out this clip of Colin Powell, in an interview with...

The Obama Clinton Saga Continues

One would have hoped, or at the very least thought, that once the Democratic nomination had been settled earlier this year there would no longer be the dramatic soap opera entitled “The Obamas vs. The Clintons.”  The battle waged during the primaries was vicious enough to nearly fracture the...

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