Andrew Sullivan

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2014

    Confronted with Climate Change, Rightbloggers Advocate Resistance (To Doing Anything About It)

    It is commonly believed that conservatives' appeal to voters is based on fear -- fear of blacks; fear of homosexuals; fear of cities (which is pretty much fear of blacks and homosexuals); fear of the poor (or rather, fear you will be forced to give money to the poor, many of whom are black people, w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2014

    Alec Baldwin Takes Ball, Goes Home

    Alec Baldwin is done with all you tiny, pathetic ingrates. New York has just gotten too mean. A man can't live peacefully in this town anymore. The days when you were free to call people "queens" and "faggots" and "cocksucking fags" as you saw fit are over. Alec Baldwin bids you to say goodbye to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2013

    Hello Brooklyn: Eric Adams is Your New Borough President

    Brooklyn has spoken: former police officer and state senator Eric Adams will succeed Marty Markowitz as borough president. Adams has said the latter turned Brooklyn "from the ugly duckling to a beautiful swan." Election day brought fresh blood to Brooklyn: Ken Thompson beat incumbent Charles Hynes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2013

    Looking for Votes, Rightbloggers Explore "Conservative Reform," Find Pretty Much Conservatism

    Last week rightbloggers remained occupied with the recent D.C. scandals, which some of them expect to result in the President's impeachment; they even have a March on Washington and a shady poll to give them hope. We expect they will result in some sort of impeachment, if only of certain people's ju ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2013

    Rightbloggers Take Cover as Gay Marriage Reigns Supreme

    Last week the Supreme Court heard a couple of gay marriage cases and, with so many politicians and even some conservatives running to grab the rainbow flag, it seemed as if a corner on the contentious issue had been turned. How went the rightbloggers? Most continued to -- paraphrasing Buckley -- s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 24, 2012

    The 12 Months of Crazy: Rightbloggers' Greatest Hits of 2012

    It's been a hell of a year for conservatives, so naturally it's been a flaming, bloody hell of a year for our subjects the rightbloggers. If this is the sort of thing that gladdens your heart, then sit by the fire and let us brighten your holiday season by reviewing, month by month, the rightblogg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2011

    Rightbloggers Close Ranks Against Ron Paul, The Wrong Kind of Small-Government Conservative

    Everyone else has been the GOP Presidential front-runner -- why not Ron Paul? He's one point behind the current Next President of the United States, Newt Gingrich, on the cusp of the Iowa caucuses, and has been on the Jay Leno Show. Naturally this has led to attacks on Paul -- but not so much by th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2011

    On 9/11, Rightbloggers Denounce America's Mortal Enemies: Democrats and Paul Krugman

    On the 10th anniversary weekend of the September 11 attacks, every single living American blogger wrote a 9/11 memorial post. (Those who did not have been drummed out of the union.) Rightbloggers' 9/11 posts are always interesting, so we figured they'd be extra-good for 9/11 X. We were not disappo ... More >>

  • News

    June 22, 2011

    In Praise of Promiscuity

    As gay marriage becomes the norm, oldsters ask, when did gay life morph into a Jane Austen novel?

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2011

    Bill Keller, New York Times Boss, Still Not Loving WikiLeaks, Twitter

    ​Yesterday the New York Times announced that Bill Keller will step down as the executive editor and be replaced by managing editor Jill Abramson, while Keller will focus on just writing. Keller seems to have started this transition when he took on a column in the redesigned New York Times Maga ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2011

    Trig Palin Is Sarah Palin's Son: Birther Conspiracy Is Bullshit

    ​We'd rather just not write about Sarah Palin. Occasionally, though, the media angle on the frustratingly evil ex-politician is too good to ignore, like yesterday when her rabid supporters joined forces with reasonable people to condemn and ultimately cream the political blog Wonkette for thei ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2011

    Rightbloggers on Libya Action: For It Before They Were Against It

    Well, President Obama has functionally invaded his first country as part of a joint military implementation with the UK and France of a no-fly zone over Libya. Did you expect rightbloggers, who had been bitching about his inaction on the matter, to applaud him for coming around? You didn't? Oh, g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2011

    Republican Secret Camera Scam Artist Fools NPR, But Also Muslim-Hating Bloggers

    ​James O'Keefe, the same Republican operative/twerp/'investigative journalist' behind such secret stings as the undercover ACORN videos (yeah, the pimp costume guy) and the attempted tapping of U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu's phones went at it again today with a new video project. This time, O'Ke ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2010

    Press Clips: The New York Observer's New Disclosure Problems

    ​Only one item today: Why didn't the New York Observer's new media writer disclose any potential conflicts of interest with his first cover story for the paper, on Slate? Feels like he should've. Why? UPDATED.

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2010

    Press Clips: Parker Spitzer Goes For Ratings Glory, Doggy Style

    ​It is no longer hailing, but it's supposed to be freezing outside. Inside, I have a fan blowing on my face. It's Tuesday. Press Clips, Day 12, Late Edition, right here:

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2010

    Eliot Spitzer: Kagan Ain't Gay..gan.

    ​Former New York governor Eliot Spitzer recently spoke at the 92nd Street Y, and we were there to hear him talk about things! At one point he discussed potential Supreme Court nominees. And one of these nominees' names was Elena Kagan.

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2010

    Blodget and Salmon on Blodget vs. Salmon: The Last Word

    ​Last week, a war of words broke out between two fairly notable New York media presences. It was started after an editor was fired last week, the news of which we broke here. And we thought we'd try to end it here, too, by speaking with both about the spat.

  • News

    January 26, 2010

    I Blog New York: Your Guide to Gotham's Best

    18 obsessive, cantankerous, and unstoppable Gotham blogs worth going ape over

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2010

    A Letter of Complaint from Matt Welch, Editor in Chief, Reason

    Received today: Re: Roy Edroso's Rich Fantasy Life Readers of Roy Edroso's piece on "Why This Decade Sucked, Reason #10" (Dec. 18) may understandably be under the mistaken notion that the "phenomenon of warblogging" arose "with the rush to war in Iraq," that I in particularly not only supported ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2009

    Sarah Palin: birther?

    ​Alaska's former governor talked to the press about her otter-skin purse, the president's communist tendencies, and side dishes for an open-air liberal roast at the Gridiron Dinner this week, but she didn't mention her interest in the "rightful" issue of Barack Obama's birth certificate.

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2009

    Rightbloggers Scour Kennedy Funeral for Anti-Obamacare Ammo

    After a plane crash killed liberal Senator Paul Wellstone, his wife and daughter, and several staff members in 2002, his friends and family held a memorial at the University of Minnesota attended by 15,000 people. The theme was "Stand up, keep fighting" for Wellstone's beliefs, and the expected D ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2009

    WashPost's Milbank Raps Obama Show

    One of the many pitfalls for Barack Obama and his handlers is the tendency to be too cute by half -- think of that cotton candy Greek temple erected on Invesco Field in Denver for the winning candidate's acceptance speech last summer. The Washington Post's Dana Milbank makes a good case today that t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2009

    On Notre Dame, Rightbloggers More Catholic Than The Pope

    On Sunday President Obama spoke at Notre Dame University, where he had been invited to address graduates of the Catholic school. As the President is pro-choice, this raised some controversy among Catholics. And, to paraphrase Jesus, where two or three are gathered to oppose Obama, there also are ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2009

    On track: Barack Obama's conjunction junction

    Can't get enough of Obama's January 17 train ride. Here it is again. Even before today's inauguration, Barack Obama's whistle-stop trip to D.C. brought the best of two worlds to America. Besides being just a really cool thing to do — complete with speeches by the mellifluous new president t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2008

    Flipping The Ticket: Palin Becomes Rightbloggers' Hero/Victim

    [Our weekly feature on conservative blogs' recent offenses to reason; archive here.] All outside activity ceased to matter when the Republican National Convention began, and after Sarah Palin's well-received speech on Wednesday, John McCain ceased to matter, too. Or so it seemed from rightblogger c ... More >>

  • News

    December 11, 2007

    Confronting Joe McCarthy, Then and Now

    The recent death of a former Air Force officer brings back a familiar fight for freedom

  • Screens

    February 22, 2005

    Pay You, Pay Me

    The Matt Lauer of the blogoshphere quits his day job, relying on micropatrons to bring home bacon

  • News

    December 7, 2004

    'You Can Never Not Fight Back!'

    A conversation with Larry Kramer about the current state of gay activism

  • News

    June 15, 2004

    My Big Fat Funky Queer Marriage

    Forget the rice. (We're on Atkins.) No his-and-his towels. (Nothing matches in our house.) Just give us Viagra—and wish us well

  • News

    September 23, 2003

    Left-Handed Compliments

    Can Progressives Love a Military Man?

  • Books

    January 21, 2003

    Something Wilde

    Will Self's New Dorian Meets Gray Expectations

  • NYC Life

    July 3, 2001

    The Liars Club

    An Indiscriminate Organization

  • NYC Life

    May 9, 2000

    Bloom-in’ Hypocrisy!

    The Moralist’s Big Fibs

  • News

    September 7, 1999

    The Trojan Elephant

    Gay Republicans Are Looking For Love In All the Wrong Places

  • News

    Richard Belzer, Ice-T Jack Up the Election

    Ah, those talking heads-the TV yabberers, not the guys singing about buildings and food. We've grown a little...