Fox News Channel’s Alternate Reality

In Fox News Channel’s America, Donald Trump can do no wrong and Hillary Clinton is still a threat.

Trump’s Advisers Are Feeding Him Genuinely Fake News, And That’s A Problem

The President is being fed “news” from questionable news sources, and that’s a problem.

Trump Justice Department Tells Remaining U.S. Attorneys To Clean Out Their Desks

An unusual, if not unexpected, mass firing at the Justice Department on Friday afternoon.

The Narcissistic, Hypersensitive Presidency Of Donald Trump

Donald Trump is turning out to be a man uniquely obsessed with appearances, and it’s impacting his entire Administration.

An Excellent Question (The New Love for Assange)

What is the deal with the love-fest for Julian Assange?

Republicans Cower In Fear In The Face Of Trump And His Supporters

Republicans are afraid to oppose Donald Trump for fear that his supporters will come after them.

Fox News Pays Gretchen Carlson $20 Million To Settle Sexual Harassment Allegations

Roger Ailes’s sexual harassment has led to Fox News paying out some big dollars.

Should Presidential Candidates Be Required To Undergo Independent Medical Reviews?

Much like their predecessors, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have released only limited information about their health. It may be time for that to change.

Trump Flip Flops On Immigration Again

Over the course of twenty-four hours, Donald Trump has had three separate positions on how he’d deal with illegal immigrants already in the country.

Donald Trump’s Immigration Flip Flop

Donald Trump is signaling a big shift in his immigration position.

Roger Ailes Is Out At Fox News Channel

Big change at America’s most-watched cable news network.

Roger Ailes May Be On The Way Out At Fox News Channel

As the allegations of sexual harassment grow, reports are also growing that Roger Ailes may be out at Fox News much sooner than many may have anticipated.

Donald Trump Pulls Out Of CPAC

Donald Trump canceled his speech at CPAC, but it’s unlikely to harm his campaign at all.

South Carolina Could Decide The Fate Of Several Republicans

Tonight’s results in South Carolina could have a significant impact on the race going forward. (Plus, a projection)

Trump Says He’ll Skip Fox News Debate

Donald Trump takes his war with Fox News Channel up a notch, saying he won’t participate in Thursday’s Republican Presidential Debate.

Sarah Palin Endorses Donald Trump’s Anti-Muslim Bigotry

Sarah Palin has joined such luminaries as Rush Limbaugh, Ann Coulter, Laura Ingraham, and former KKK Grand Wizard David Duke in endorsing Donald Trump’s anti-Muslim immigration plan.

Donald Trump: I’d Be Okay With Closing Mosques And Requiring Muslims To Carry Special Identification

Donald Trump’s demagoguery and disdain for individual liberty enters a new phase.

CNBC Debate Had Fewer Viewers Than Any Debate So Far, Which Is Good For CNBC

While it did draw 14 million viewers, last night’s CNBC debate had the smallest audience of any Presidential debate so far. That was probably a good thing for CNBC considering how bad the debate was.

Kevin McCarthy Inadvertently Tells The Truth About The House Benghazi Committee

The man who will likely be the next Speaker of the House accidentally acknowledged the real motivation behind the Select Committee investigating, yet again, the Benghazi attack.

Jeb Bush Has His Own Iraq Quagmire

Iraq seems to becoming a political headache for yet another member of the Bush family.

Scott Walker Is Now Apparently Against Legal Immigration Too

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is now appealing to the worst aspects of economic populism on the right.

Rubio’s Israel Litmus Test For An Iran Nuclear Deal Is Foolish And Unrealistic

Conditioning an Iranian nuclear deal on recognition of Israel is foolish, unrealistic, and very bad diplomacy.

Rand Paul Dodges Questions About Changes In His Foreign Policy Positions

Rand Paul has changed position on several foreign policy issues, but he doesn’t seem to want to talk about it.

No, Michael Brown’s Stepfather Should Not Be Charged With Incitement To Riot

Michael Brown’s stepfather made incendiary comments in the wake of the Grand Jury announcement, but they do not amount to a crime.

Rick Perry’s National Guard Deployment Even More Pointless Than It First Appeared

Rick Perry is sending 1,000 members of the Texas National Guard to the border to do nothing.

The Tea Party Needs To Stop Whining About Losing In Mississippi

Chris McDaniel and his Tea Party supporters are being very sore losers.

Obama: ‘I Look Very Sharp in Jeans’

The president went there.

War On Christmas Update: Dreaming Of A White Santa And Jesus Edition

The Fox News Channel created “War On Christmas” officially entered the absurd zone last week.

Mike Huckabee “Open” To Running For President In 2016

Is Mike Huckabee about to re-enter politics in a big way?

Chris Christie’s Gay Marriage Decision And The Politics Of 2016

Chris Christie’s decision to take a tactical retreat on the issue of same-sex marriage raises some interesting questions for 2016.

Limbaugh and Hannity Off Cumulus Stations?

The nation’s second largest broadcaster is balking at the prices to keep Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity on its air.

Sarah Palin For Senate?

Sarah Palin hinted about running for Senate in Alaska. Most likely, she’s once again just teasing her supporters.

The GOP And The Conspiratorial Mindset

The wacko fringe of the GOP is increasingly finding room in the mainstream of the party.

The Day CNN Melted Down In Boston

Yesterday was not a good day for the Cable “News” Network.

Pot Calls The Kettle Hack

Alex Pareene’s annual hack list omits an obvious candidate: Alex Pareene.

Looks Like Romney Really Meant the 47% Remark

Believing the maker/taker dichotomy.

The Conservative Political Media Complex

Many conservatives are living inside of a media bubble and they’ll continue to have problems until the consciously decide to break out of it.

Are Republicans Finally Realizing Their Immigration Problem?

Republicans are starting to talk about immigration reform, but do they really mean it?

2008’s Obama Derangement Syndrome Looks Ridiculous In Hindsight

Let’s take a trip back in time to see what some conservatives thought 2012 would look like if Barack Obama were elected President.

“Shocking” Obama Video Turns Out To Be Not So Shocking

A five year old “shocking” video of President Obama speaking to a group of African-American ministers proves to be not very shocking at all.

Romney’s Supporters Want Him To Go For Obama’s Jugular

Just as we saw in 2008, the conservative base doesn’t want to hear their nominee saying that the President is a basically decent man.

How To Fix The Republican Party

Whether Mitt Romney wins or loses, the GOP needs to evolve or be doomed to minority party status.

Rick Santorum: “The Smart People Will Never Be On Our Side”

In Rick Santorum’s brand of conservatism, no smart people need apply.