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 >>
With less than two weeks till Election Day, rightbloggers have rolled out what they perceive to be the Heavy Cannon for their assaults on President Obama. For example: When Obama operative Jen Psaki appeared on an MSNBC show and joked to the host that "the good news for you is I showered this mornin ... 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 >>
In years to come, rightbloggers will tell their grandchildren many stories of the glorious summer of twenty-twelve. They'll tell 'em how they warned America about the socialist menace of the Olympics. They'll tell 'em how, in the wake of the Aurora shooting, they defended assault weapons against Dem ... More >>
Last weekend rightbloggers put on their finery for the Breitbart Awards in Providence, Rhode Island. Some got plaques, others listened to speeches and attended seminars.
It certainly sounds like a good time to us, so we think it strange that rightbloggers didn't seem as interested in their own even ... More >>
The Republicans are engaging in their twelfth (that's right, an even dozen) debate tonight in Washington, D.C., in a CNN foreign policy debate sponsored by the Heritage Foundation and American Enterprise Institute. Mitt Romney got things off to a fun start by lying about his first name (or, at least ... More >>
The American people have long been sick and tired of our occupation of Iraq, and on Friday President Obama called ally-ally-in-free.
You'd think there'd be little cause for dissension; as Glenn Greenwald noted, the deadline was agreed to in the Bush era.
But you know how it is with rightbloggers ... More >>
The death last week of Apple founder Steve Jobs was sad news for his friends, family, and the computer and design world in general.
Rightbloggers mostly took it as an occasion to tell the world that Jobs was right-wing -- or, if not right-wing in the sense of having actually expressed right-wing be ... More >>
In the future, everyone will be a serious Republican Presidential candidate for 15 minutes.
We're close to that now. Last Monday several GOP contenders for the big job debated in New Hampshire, and Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann's relatively lulu-free performance appears to have pushed he ... More >>