Oops! How Much Research Did Megyn Kelly Do Before Going On The Air With Incorrect Obama Casting Call Story?

News Hounds Megyn Kelly and Fox News were so eager to malign an upcoming MTV Town Hall with President Obama that they didn’t bother to investigate the facts behind a Backstage.com notice for audience members. Kelly wrongly gave the impression that Obama’s audience was to be selected like a Democratic casting call – i.e. for good-looking… More Oops! How Much Research Did Megyn Kelly Do Before Going On The Air With Incorrect Obama Casting Call Story?

Obama’s Fed Nominee, Delayed By Congress, Wins Nobel Prize In Economics

What is the difference between  Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiabo, who is serving 11 years for his writings and Federal Reserve board nominee and one of the three Nobel Prize winners for economics, Peter Diamond who’s nomination by President Obama is being held up in Congress?  Not much by my calculation.  One is being held in prison to quell… More Obama’s Fed Nominee, Delayed By Congress, Wins Nobel Prize In Economics

The Fifteen Craziest Senate Candidates

The Daily Beast In a crazy campaign season, who’s craziest of all? The Daily Beast, using its Election Oracle and 9 other factors, discovers the 15 Senate candidates scoring highest on our new Wingnut Index. Somehow, 2010 has turned out to be the year of the Wingnut. An unprecedented array of far out—and mostly far-right—candidates… More The Fifteen Craziest Senate Candidates

Eric Cantor Seeks Distance From Rich Iott, GOP Candidate Who Dressed In Nazi Garb

Huffington Post House Minority Whip Eric Cantor (R-Va.) sought on Sunday to quickly and clearly distance the Republican Party from a GOP candidate whose past participation in Nazi re-enactments surfaced this weekend. In an appearance on “Fox News Sunday,” Cantor (the lone Jewish Republican in the House) said he “would absolutely repudiate” Rich Iott, the… More Eric Cantor Seeks Distance From Rich Iott, GOP Candidate Who Dressed In Nazi Garb

Newt: on the edge or over the line?

Politico Newt Gingrich likes to bask in the uproar his comments create. In August, Newt Gingrich compared backers of a mosque near Ground Zero to Nazis putting up signs at the Holocaust museum. In September, there was his assertion that President Barack Obama is motivated by a “Kenyan anti-colonial” world view. And early October already has… More Newt: on the edge or over the line?

Paladino: I didn’t say gays were ‘dysfunctional’

Carl Paladino  tries to back track his statement about gays… ‘Don’t misquote me as wanting to hurt homosexual people in any way. That would be a dastardly lie’ The Republican candidate for governor of New York lashed early Monday at reports that he had said “there is nothing to be proud of in being a… More Paladino: I didn’t say gays were ‘dysfunctional’