Was it the video hit his Super PAC put out on Romney? Was it his heroic denunciation of his ex-wife and the Liberal Media (mostly the Liberal Media)? Whatever the reason, Newt Gingrich won a big surprise victory in Saturday's South Carolina primary.
Rightbloggers who've always loved the former Spea ... More >>
As you may have heard, President Obama has made a trip to India, and it's costing taxpayers a bazillion dollars because he brought the entire Seventh Fleet and thousands of campaign contributors.
Oops, sorry, that's not true -- it's only $200 million a day and he only took 34 warships. Oops, that's ... More >>
Click to Enlarge. Not like that.What are you going to be gift-wrapping this holiday season? A Squinky? A Sing-A-Ma-Jig? A Gremlin? Maybe for the children. But alas, a gift has arrived that will bring all Americans -- Red State, Blue State, Green Party, whatever -- together. If they're creepy. ... More >>
Word is, the president's routine from this weekend's White House Correspondents Dinner--which killed, by the way--was put together in consultation with writers from the Daily Show. But anyone who knows anything about Barack Obama's musical tastes knows that he probably didn't need any help using B ... More >>
By Cat Contiguglia
Michael Steele, the embattled head of the Republican National Committee, seems to be making a last ditch effort to make some friends -- any friends -- by hooking up with Al Sharpton.
Steele, who has been the subject of intense criticism for irresponsible spending, includi ... More >>
There are many fronts in the dismal daily death-struggle that is American politics. A particularly boggy one is race. Rightbloggers are keenly aware that the President whom they like to accuse of socialism and fascism is black, and also that picking on black people is not considered cool these days ... More >>
Politics: often tenuous. Money management in a turbulent economy: sometimes difficult! Money management in a turbulent economy, for a political organization representing a platform that revolves heavily around quote-unquote family values? A tough gig! And sometimes, mistakes -- like spending ... More >>
Glenn Reynolds of Instapundit, the most prominent libertarian tenured public school professor on the Arpanet, thinks an apology might be in order from House Majority Whip James Clyburn, one of the african-american lawmakers who reported being called a "nigger" by protesters in Washington yes ... More >>
The winner of the presidential straw poll (pdf) at this week's American Conservative Union's CPAC Conference wants to bring our troops home, legalize hemp, and end the "war on drugs." He'd be OK with non-"disruptive" openly-gay service members, he thinks banks shouldn't be "too big to fail," ... More >>
Steele's the one on the left.Michael Steele, who's spent the last two weeks fending off calls for him to step down or get fired from his job at the head of the Republican National Committee, leaped for the opportunity to turn the heat on someone else this morning. Steele is calling for Harry ... More >>
Last week's NY-23 race, hilarious while in progress, gets a pretty funny sidebar in the Washington Post's follow-up with Dede Scozzafava, who was hounded out of the race by national conservatives and whose endorsement of Democrat Bill Owens probably won him the election.
The Post says durin ... More >>
On the weekend before a nationally-covered upstate New York Congressional election, the Republican candidate endorsed the Democratic candidate. This is a rarity in American politics, if not a first.
Rightbloggers played a key role in this historical achievement. Let's step back several weeks and ... More >>
A little more free media for Chris Daggett, who said this about being a spoiler on MSNBC this morning:
"And I have had Republicans come in from Rudy Giuliani to Sarah Palin to Christy Mihos, who's running for governor in Massachusetts -- people in the New Jersey Republican Party. And to be ... More >>
At GOP.com something new is happening," proclaims RNC chief Michael Steele as he walks across the top of the new GOP.com web site of the Republican National Committee, "and that something new -- is you!" Notice anything unusual? That's right -- black people! And when you refresh the page, ... More >>
After our initial review of GOP.com, when we saw a six-to-one people-of-color to people-of-whiteness ratio in nav bar portraits, we decided to duplicate the experiment and came up with a discordant result: Now the GOP is the Party of Women! Their Heroes still don't, for the most part, appe ... More >>