It’s official: Solicitor General Elena Kagan is President Barack Obama’s second nominee to the US Supreme Court. Today on the Daily Beast, Peter Beinart revisits Kagan’s anti-military zealotry over “don’t ask, don’t tell”—unsurprisingly, it doesn’t bother him enough to oppose her confirmation (though he does offer an intriguing nugget about administration allies offering to help [...]
Barack Obama accused George W. Bush of ”unconscionable ineptitude” in failing to respond quickly and effectively to Hurricane Katrina. Yet his administration shamelessly excuses itself of any responsibility in waiting eight days before beginning to respond in any meaningful way to the growing oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
As usual, Obama can rely on his obsequious defenders in the liberal ‘lamestream’ media to [...]
Last night, Rep. Michelle Bachmann (R-MN) joined Sean Hannity to talk about the hypocrisy of Tea Party demonization, the Democrats’ love affair with government intervention, and the Obama Administration’s support for net neutrality. The segment was solid, but in my opinion didn’t offer anything out of the ordinary. Mediaite’s Frances Martel, however, uses the interview [...]
Like the geek with a kick me sign on his back, Chris Matthews not only doesn’t get that Rush Limbaugh is directly gigging him with the constant references to the “Obama regime,” he is keeping the gag going with his continued manufactured outrage—and all of his MSNBC friends at the not cool lunch table are [...]