Conservative commentators have now had a chance to weigh in on David Letterman’s workplace affairs and subsequent blackmailing.
From Michelle Malkin:
Very sorry to hear about the blackmail attempt. That’s a hellish and terrible thing for anyone to go through.
As for the affairs with staff members and the damage done to his Read More
With admirable calm, President Obama has sought to deflect the supercharged politics of race by expressing his optimism about American attitudes and ignoring the most extreme statements by his critics. For his own sake, as well as the nation’s, he is wise to give a pass to the likes of Glenn Beck and Rush Limbaugh. Read More
“He is not an American citizen!” the Obama-hating Delaware woman rages in the latest viral YouTube video. “He is a citizen of Kenya. I am American … and I don’t want this flag to change. I want my country back!”
The entire rant is notable not just for the quivering hostility Read More
On Wednesday night, Joe Scarborough stood in the back room at Michael’s restaurant, and publicly thanked his wife, Susan, who stood a few feet away, for inspiring the evolution of his political punditry at MSNBC.
“The first couple of weeks I was on MSNBC, every night I would come home Read More
Hoping to re-brand their declining party, a group of prominent Republicans recently launched a national “listening tour,” presumably as an exercise in market research. They would like to know why voters—and especially younger voters—increasingly reject the G.O.P. They want to “ask the American people what their hopes and dreams are” while engaging in a “wide-open Read More
An unholy alliance has emerged between Barack Obama, Hugo Chavez, Matt Drudge and Rush Limbaugh. The Fox News Channel is probably involved, too.
O.K., so they didn't all sit down at a conference table and hash out some kind of a formal agreement (at least I don't think they did), but watching this past weekend's Read More
In a Q&A with reporters after the ABNY breakfast this morning, David Paterson said he would give lawmakers “a little time out—a little cooling off period for a couple of days” before asking them to consider M.T.A. funding plans again. Paterson said he would not ask lawmakers to stay in Albany during the Read More
As Barack Obama’s economic advisers confront choices that vary from bad to worse in their mission to revive the financial sector and the broader economy, it is worth remembering that those were choices inherited by the president, who is still new to his office. Listening to his critics, especially on the right, it would be Read More
To appreciate that Michael Steele has already performed a valuable service for the Republican Party, you need only enter the name of his closest competitor in the January election for party chairman into Google’s search bar.
The name of Katon Dawson, the South Carolina G.O.P. chairman who was edged out by Steele Read More
Once upon a time, our conservatives liked to say that “ideas matter.” They attributed this pithy slogan to their idol Ayn Rand, venerated author of Atlas Shrugged and The Virtue of Selfishness, and they tried to live by it, generating books, papers and legislative proposals by the dozen. Although many of their theories later proved Read More