CNN is reporting that a protestor attempted to handcuff Karl Rove during a panel discussion in California. The woman tried to arrest the former Bush White House Deputy Chief of Staff-turned-Wall Street Journal and Newsweek columnist for treason. In the accompanying video, Mr. Rove does not look the least bit amused.
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For anyone who followed the story of how and why Sarah Palin fired her state’s public safety commissioner, last week’s release of a legislative investigation that found she had violated state ethics statutes was anticlimatic. After all, everyone knows that she and her husband Todd tried to push Walt Monegan, then Alaska’s public safety commissioner, Read More
On Saturday, The New York Times‘ Mark Leibovich filed a piece about the legacy of Karl Rove, George Bush’s former senior advisor known to detractors as "Bush’s brain" and to friends as "Turd Blossom."
After noting Mr. Rove’s columns for The Wall Street Journal and Newsweek, his gig as Read More
Part of an appeal to supporters from Obama campaign manager David Plouffe: Even Karl Rove had to admit yesterday that the McCain campaign’s lies and negative attacks have gone “too far.”
John McCain is running the most negative and dishonest campaign in modern presidential history. He has demonstrated that he’d rather lose his integrity Read More
ST. PAUL—Word that Sarah Palin’s 17-year-old daughter, Bristol, is five months pregnant was easily the biggest bit of non-Gustav-related news to emerge from the opening day of the Republican convention.
It’s doubtful that this revelation will end up hurting the G.O.P. ticket in the fall—Ms. Palin’s statement made it clear that her daughter Read More
My old friend Sidney Blumenthal, whose Republican friends sometimes tell him more than they should, has an intriguing
] post up at Arianna’s place. Sid says Mc Cain’s choice of Palin was motivated largely by continued feuding with Karl Rove. Which speaks well of McCain, I suppose, but is still a poor way Read More
Karl Rove apparently phoned Joe Lieberman last week and demanded that he withdraw his name from consideration as John McCain’s running mate, a request that the Connecticut senator ignored. (For what it’s worth, Rove – as is his wont – denies this.) This prompts the Read More
On Tuesday evening, inside the Pepsi Center in Denver, the Media Mob had a moment of clumsiness, involving Karl Rove’s laptop computer.
It was a few short hours before Hillary Clinton was to address the delegates. The green room of the Fox News sky box inside the arena was buzzing with activity. Energy was Read More
Tomorrow night marks the annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner in Washington, D.C. Members of the press corps (including some Media Mob contributors who are already on their way—note low posting rate today!) will have a chance to clink glasses with the president and his cabinet and remind themselves that despite five years of Read More
Tuesday, March 4, around 8 p.m., Bill O’Reilly bounded across a chilly studio on the first floor of the News Corp. building on Sixth Avenue toward the desk at the back of the room.
There, the members of the Fox News Super Tuesday II political team—Brit Hume, Juan Williams, Bill Kristol, Nina Easton and Fred Read More