The Good Guys Do Propaganda, Too

Ukraine is heavily censoring foreign media.

Patriots Leave Fox After Patriot Purge

Two NeverTrump Republicans have had enough.

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The Bizarre Economics of Media

Not everyone is losing money.

Culture Clash at the New York Times

America’s Newspaper of Record needs to figure out what it wants to be.

Radicalism and Internet Culture

Does online performance logically devolve into rage and violence?

Andrew Sullivan’s Complicated Legacy

The one-time wunderkind, blogging pioneer, and same-sex marriage champion is now on the outs.

Cancel Cancel Culture

The state of American debate is not strong.

Mueller’s Office Disputes Report That Trump Told Cohen To Lie To Congress

In a rare public statement, the office of Special Counsel Robert Mueller is disputing reports that the President directed Michael Cohen to lie to Congress.

Shutdown Drags On, And The Numbers Get Worse For Trump

As the shutdown continues the numbers get worse for the President, but he doesn’t seem to care.

Trump Looking To Replace Jeff Sessions With Rudy Giuliani?

Reports are indicating that Donald Trump may be looking to replace Attorney General Jeff Sessions with Rudy Giuliani.

In Latest Attack On A Free Press, Donald Trump Denies Credentials To The Washington Post

Donald Trump continues his war on freedom of the press and reporters who cover him critically by barring The Washington Post from covering campaign events.

Hillary Clinton Apparently Having A Hard Time Deciding Why She’s Running For President

A woman who has been running for President for at least eight years is apparently having trouble explaining why she wants to be President.

Eliot Spitzer Plots Return To Politics With Run For NYC Comptroller

Is 2013 the year of second acts in American politics? Eliot Spitzer seems to be the latest disgraced politician to hope that it is.

Edward Snowden Is Not The Story, And You Don’t Have To Like Him

Focusing on Edward Snowden is largely a waste of time.

Has Social Media Taken The Sting Out Of Political Scandal?

Does the public still care about the personal transgressions of politicians? The evidence seems to suggest they don’t.

America Not a Center-Right Nation Anymore

President Obama easily won re-election last night, carrying virtually all of the battleground states. Meanwhile, abortion, gay marriage, and recreational marijuana also won big.

American Politics And The Denial Of Reality

It’s no wonder partisans can’t agree with each other when they can’t even agree what the facts are.

How Romney Lost The Economy As A Winning Issue

The biggest surprise of the Presidential race to date is the fact that Mitt Romney has lost the edge he once had on economic issues.

Republican SEALs Oppose Obama, Film at 11

Two groups of former special operations soldiers are opposing Obama. Their military bonafides are not their most interesting credentials.

So Much For The “Big Picture” Election

Yesterday it became clear that the Presidential campaign is headed into the mud.

SEALs Attack Obama For Politicizing Osama Raid, Leaking Intel

A group of former special operations and intelligence officers are criticizing President Obama for “Dishonorable Disclosures.”

Paul Ryan: A Smart Pick, Or Just A Risky One?

Most of the early reaction on the right consider’s the selection of Paul Ryan a smart move on Mitt Romney’s part, but you could also say it’s just risky.

Frank Gaffney Banned from CPAC

While I’ve expressed my dissatisfaction with the degree that CPAC has embraced the worst elements of the conservative movement in recent years, it does appear that there is a line.

Obama and Sarkozy Dis Netanyahu on Hot Mic

Obama to Sarkozy on Netanyahu: “You’re sick of him — but I have to deal with him every day!”

Is Twitter Killing Political News?

The rapid spread of information on Twitter is challenging POLITICO’s business model.

Rick Perry: We Need President Military Respects

Rick Perry declared, “One of the reasons that I’m running for president is I want to make sure that every young man and woman who puts on the uniform of the United States respects highly the president of the United States.”

Ben Smith Was Right

Birtherism dies a quick death–and with it the notion that Obama’s opponents are motivated purely by race.

How Do You Solve A Problem Like Donald Trump?

What is Donald Trump up to? Only he seems to know for sure.

Donald Trump: Republican Frontrunner? Or, Harbinger Of Republican Doom?

For the first time, Donald Trump is leading a poll for the GOP 2012 nomination. That’s bad news for the GOP.

“In lieu of flowers…..make a donation to ANYONE running against Barack Hussein Obama”

In lieu of flowers, at Jim’s request, please make a donation to ANYONE running against Barack Hussein Obama

Ron Paul to Win CPAC Straw Poll Again!

Ron Paul is poised to win the CPAC Straw Poll. So what?


It really shouldn’t be a surprise that that Democratic Leadership Council is on its last legs.