Much of the mayoral race's mudslinging this past week has centered around whether Democratic nominee Bill de Blasio is, in fact, a class warfare-loving "Marxist playbook" user, as his Republican counterpart Joe Lhota has suggested. And since we were all wondering, the Paper of Record confirms it: th ... More >>
After the panic over Mitt Romney's characterization of 47% of his fellow citizens as moochers, rightbloggers flailed for a way to make the maker-and-taker philosophy of the modern conservative movement sound less repulsive to normal people. What they seem to be clustering on now is the idea that, ... More >>
This is the promo video for the Committee to Save New York, the outrageously-named pro-Cuomo PAC that loves Andrew. The Governor urged the creation of the fundraising committee before he stepped into office and the monies gathered have supported the advertising of his first term's achievements thus ... More >>
One of the enduring myths of American conservatism is that there's still racism in this country -- and it's suffered by white people at the hands of blacks and white liberal race-traitors. Normal people who've been out of their homes a time or two will find that puzzling. But for rightbloggers it' ... More >>
Obama's coming up for reelection, and gas prices and unemployment are high. So why do rightbloggers concentrate instead on cultural issues like abortion, contraception and Rush Limbaugh's opinion of Sandra Fluke? Some think it's because they're bunch of misogynists*. We think it's because they h ... More >>
You probably know that, over the past few decades, crime rates in America's major cities have dropped sharply. New York, which was once a symbol of urban menace, is particularly safe, and tourists freely roam Bed-Stuy and Central Park at night. Even historically troubled Oakland has recently seen it ... More >>
This afternoon gives new meaning to the term "news dump," as six boxes containing 24,199 printed pages of emails -- weighing 250 pounds -- from Sarah Palin's half-term as governor of Alaska become part of the public record. For each publication that filed the necessary open law records paperw ... More >>
"One minute to air and they decided to take the flag down from the live shot!" ABC News reporter Jake Tapper tweeted yesterday from Ground Zero, along with the image to the right. It was just after President Barack Obama's visit to New York City to celebrate the killing of Osama Bin Laden, so ... More >>
Updated below White House officials can't get their story straight about what happened in the Pakistani compound where Osama Bin Laden was killed. Though officials have clarified that he was shot twice -- in the head and in the chest -- reports from Monday that Bin Laden was using a woman, p ... More >>
At a press conference on Tuesday afternoon, White House spokesperson Jay Carney said that President Obama and his team do have visuals of Osama Bin Laden's dead body that are "being reviewed," but he declined to "get into specifics." Tuesday morning, Drudge Report claimed that President Obama ... More >>
Despite fresh pushback from some top conservatives, the longstanding rightblogger obsession with Barack Obama's birth certificate has not abated. Even as prominent rightwing columnists and politicians tried to talk down the birther surge exacerbated by the Donald Trump campaign, the notion that O ... More >>
Updated after the jump with TSA and Congressional response. This video of the TSA patting down and, possibly, drug-testing a 6-year-old girl has been circulating to the shock and horror of many (Drudge Report has image of the little girl with the headline "TSA STILL GROPING CHILDREN!"). Suffice it ... More >>
via The OnionA reporter for the Orlando Sentinel says he was held captive in a storage closet during a recent fundraiser for Florida senator Bill Nelson attended by Vice President Joe Biden. Political reporter Scott Powers told the Drudge Report that Biden's staff confined him during the event in ... More >>
It would be very easy to root against the liberal cleavage emporium, occasionally news-breaking, mostly news-aggregating behemoth The Huffington Post, whose most popular articles currently include "PHOTOS: Jennifer Love Hewitt In A Bikini" and something called "WATCH: The Wrong Way To Install ... More >>
Today on Drudge Report, Matt Drudge notes in big, bold, capital letters: "SHOCK POLL: 1 OUT 4 THINK OBAMA MUSLIM." This can't be true, can it?
A storm has been brewing in the White House press room since 89-year-old spitfire Helen Thomas voiced some controversial opinions on the state of Israel, offering that Jews should "get the hell out of Palestine" during an interview with RabbiLive.com at the Jewish Heritage Celebration last we ... More >>
Did President Barack Obama have an affair with Vera Baker, a campaign aide on his run for Senate in 2004? Definitely (maybe), says the National Enquirer! Probably, says the Drudge Report, amid vivid Vietnam-style flashbacks while muttering "Lewinsky" repeatedly. Everyone else is hedging their ... More >>
As Julia discussed this weekend, the New York Times suggested via a column by public editor Clark Hoyt that the "gauzy rumors" about a salacious story his paper was going to release someday about David Paterson were not the paper's fault, but that of other, less principled journalistic outlet ... More >>
A Drudge Report story about the government spending millions of stimulus dollars on pork products has earned itself an angry rebuttal from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, who said that some 760,000 pounds of ham were for soup kitchens and homeless shelters. [NY Daily News] French fries at New Yo ... More >>
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10cEnd Timeswww.thedailyshow.comDaily Show Full EpisodesPolitical HumorNewt Gingrich Unedited Interview So the Daily Show's Jason Jones was somehow invited to infiltrate the Times for a segment that ran last night called "End Times," in which Jones w ... More >>
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