Todd Akin Controversy Exposes Rift Inside The GOP

The fallout from Todd Akin’s rape comments on Sunday has exposed a rift in the Republican Party.

Another Prominent Conservative Takes On The New Right

Michael Fumento becomes the latest prominent conservative to criticize what conservatism has become.

Where Have the Thoughtful Conservatives Gone?

OTB’s comment section as a microcosm of the American political landscape.

Megan McArdle’s Hiatus

Megan McArdle is taking a break of unspecified length from blogging to “work on another project.” Said project, she hastens to add, is not a baby.

Are Republican Politicians Afraid Of Rush Limbaugh?

The GOP has sold its soul.

Everyone Hates Newt

With Gingrich surging in the polls, the pundit class has gotten out the long knives.

Herman Cain Plays The Race Card

A cynical racial play by Herman Cain.

Despite Controversy And Doubt, Troy Davis Was Executed In Georgia Last Night

The execution of Troy Davis brings back to the forefront the reasons why the death penalty is inherently flawed.

Conservative Pundits Continue Their Obsession With Chris Christie

Some pundits on the right can’t seem to quit Chris Christie.

Have Conservatives Finally Had Enough Of Sarah Palin?

The Sarah Palin bloom seems to be off the rose.

Is the System Broken?

Did the debt ceiling debate reveal dysfunctional government?

Ann Coulter Calls Princess Diana ‘Anorexic, Bulimic Narcissist’

Ann Coulter explains why she’s not a fan of the late Princess Di: “”I find it a little baffling when Americans get so gaga-eyed over a princess. In particular Lady Di, who was just this anorexic, bulimic narcissist.”

Dear Birthers: STFU, GBTW

A conspiracy theorist is never troubled by facts.

Ann Coulter Denounces Trump, Birthers

Ann Coulter says its time for Birthers to shut up.

Cocktail Party Fallacy

Is the only possible motivation conservatives could possibly have for calling out the lunatic fringe a desire for the acceptance of liberals?

Blogging Liberty and Tyranny, Chapter One, Part One

I’m blogging Mark Levin’s Conservative Manifesto. Here’s part one…

Social Conservatives Boycott CPAC 2011 Over Invite To GOProud

As they did last year, several top social conservative activist groups are boycotting next year’s Conservative Political Action Conference over the extension of an invitation to a gay conservative group, and nobody seems to care that they won’t be there.

American Taliban, Liberal Fascism, and Judging a Book By Its Title

Daily Kos founder Markos Moulitsas’ new book, AMERICAN TALIBAN: HOW WAR, SEX, SIN, AND POWER BIND JIHADISTS AND THE RADICAL RIGHT, continues a long tradition in political polemics.

Ann Coulter Booted From World Net Daily Conference For Speaking To Gay Group

Ann Coulter has been dis-invited from a World Net Daily conference for her decision to speak at a convention sponsored by a gay conservative group.

Ann Coulter Anti-War ?

Is Ann Coulter’s defense of Michael Steele’s Afghan War skepticism the beginning of conservative split, or just an attempt to pile on President Obama ?

Ugly Party vs. Grown-Up Party

Michael Gerson argues that the source of our polarization isn’t the Democrats and the Republicans but the Ugly Party and the Grown-Up Party.

Self Help Quotes

Comparative Fringes

The End of Fascism

Would Reagan Recognize Today’s Republican Party?

It’s been three decades since Ronald Reagan was elected and both America and the Republican Party have changed.