Attack Ad II: Karl Rove And His Lying Pants On Fire

Upworthy Stephanie Cutter, the Obama campaign’s BS debunking expert, is back to help us understand why Karl Rove’s pants are such a great incendiary device. Such a sad, sad little man… ORIGINAL: By Stephanie Cutter, campaign BS detector for Obama For America. Related articles Obama camp takes on Rove ad (politico.com) Karl Rove 2012 Electoral Prediction: North… More Attack Ad II: Karl Rove And His Lying Pants On Fire

Politico’s: The week in one-liners: Paul, Pelosi, Biden

Politico The top quotes in politics … “Call me cynical, but I wasn’t sure his views on marriage could get any gayer.” — Sen. Rand Paul talking about President Obama. “Keep it clean out there, for heaven’s sake.” — CNN host Ashleigh Banfield tearing into an Obama spokesman over a campaign ad. “I got this.” — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie joking around about… More Politico’s: The week in one-liners: Paul, Pelosi, Biden

West Wing Week 5-18-12 or “Reach High and Hope Deeply”

The White House A quick glimpse at this week on WhiteHouse.gov: Fight for Your Seat: President Obama traveled to New York City to deliver his first commencement address of the year at Barnard College, one of the famous “Seven Sisters” private female liberal arts colleges. HIs first piece advice to the graduates was: “Don’t just get involved.… More West Wing Week 5-18-12 or “Reach High and Hope Deeply”

Top Right-Wing Group: Minority Births Are ‘Not A Good Thing’ Because They ‘Don’t Share American Values’

Think Progress Yesterday, the New York Times reported on new census data which showed, for the first time, that non-white births made up over 50 percent of all births in the United States last year. It marked an important milestone, indicative of a changing United States that has long been considered the world’s melting pot. Or, if… More Top Right-Wing Group: Minority Births Are ‘Not A Good Thing’ Because They ‘Don’t Share American Values’

Arizona’s Top Election Official Goes Birther, Threatens To Keep Obama Off The Ballot

Let the games begin… Think Progress Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett — the state’s top election official — made an appearanceon a local radio show yesterday in which he threatened to keep President Obama’s name off of the state’s November ballot unless the state of Hawaii provides his official birth certificate. Bennett is the latest Republican elected official to… More Arizona’s Top Election Official Goes Birther, Threatens To Keep Obama Off The Ballot