Yesterday, rather than discuss the Supreme Court hearing that demonstrates just how out of touch conservatives are from the rest of America, the gang at Bill O'Reilly's Retirement-Home Fist-Shaking Hour took up the news that mattered most to their audience: the hurt feelings of denim enthusiast and ... More >>
Obama has nominated Chuck Hagel to be Secretary of Defense. Hagel is a former Republican Senator, so you would expect Republicans to appreciate the gesture. Or you would if you lived in the earlier, simpler time before rightbloggers. In our current era, alas, nothing proposed by the Kenyan Pretender ... More >>
Jim DeMint, one of the most ideologically pure and least effective legislators in the U.S. Senate, announced he would leave Congress to run the right-wing Heritage Foundation think tank; or, as the Foundation itself put it, "Jim DeMint to Lead the Battle of Ideas."
It would seem to us that, compar ... More >>
New York Republican Party Chairman Ed Cox started last night's "victory party" in a ballroom at the Westin Grand Central hotel in Midtown by assuring the roughly 300 attendees that he was confident that Mitt Romney would be the country's next president.By the end of the night, Cox looked like someon ... More >>
Vice President Joe Biden said in a speech last week that the GOP's calls to "unchain Wall Street" really mean "they gonna put y'all back in chains."
Having just launched their own Vice-Presidential candidate to less than earth-shaking effect, rightbloggers flipped out over Biden's remarks, expressi ... More >>
The ideologically fluid Mitt Romney surprised a lot of people this weekend by choosing as his Vice-Presidential running mate Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan, a hardcore conservative best known for frightening off independent voters.
Democrats portrayed the choice as a gift. So did rightbloggers, often for ... More >>
Last Tuesday a Democrat came from behind to win a special election in New York's overwhelmingly Republican 26th Congressional District. Kathy Hochul's surge coincided with heavy, issue-specific campaign advertising, reminding NY-26 voters that Republicans in Congress supported a plan to turn Medicar ... More >>
Despite the speculation of Fox News ("he has a proven record of managing the kinds of fiscal problems that beset our nation"), the Washington Post ("a Daniels candidacy probably would be taken as a sign that the games are over for the Republican Party, that it is time to buckle down and organize to ... More >>
If you've quit paying attention to the Tucson shooting case, first of all, congratulations. Here is what you've missed: The nearly-assassinated Democratic Congresswoman is getting better, and the public discussion of her shooting is getting worse.
There's just too much nonsense being circulated to ... More >>
It's been awhile since we've talked about the rightbloggers' attitude toward President Obama. In a way, it hasn't changed since 2008: They still hate him, and with a ferocity that trumps all reason.
You need only scan their blogs to see this. When the Polish President's plane went down in Russia th ... More >>
President Obama's approval ratings are down -- to 50 percent per Gallup, 45 percent per Rasmussen, and negative-gazillion per Zogby -- so some conservatives are thinking about their next Presidential contender. Huffington Post's Sam Stein sees a groundswell for... Dick Cheney. Though many Americans ... More >>
Rightbloggers talked a lot over the past eight years about Bush Derangement Syndrome, liberal sufferers of which thought Bush engaged in a totalitarian overthrow of our liberties. One of the symptoms was calling the President a fascist. "A strong word to fling about," warned The Anchoress, who not ... More >>