Republican “Survivor”: A Proposal for Culling the G.O.P. Field

THE NEW YORKER A couple of weeks ago, I was driving along the Belt Parkway, listening to Sean Hannity’s radio show, when the right-wing commentator said something that surprised me about the ever-expanding field of Republican primary candidates. This is getting ridiculous, Hannity complained—how are they all supposed to fit on the same stage for… More Republican “Survivor”: A Proposal for Culling the G.O.P. Field

Kos’ Sunday Talk – December 21, 2014

Daily Kos Meet The Press: Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL); Others TBD. Face The Nation: Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL); Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC); Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD); Jeffrey Goldberg (The Atlantic). This Week: Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL); Roundtable: Former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean (D), Bill Kristol (Weekly Standard), Republican Strategist Ana Navarro and Cokie Roberts… More Kos’ Sunday Talk – December 21, 2014

GOP’s Obamacare Nightmare Is Coming True: It’s Working

TPMDC For Republicans, the Obamacare reckoning has arrived sooner than expected. The politics of the health care law have undergone a sea change since its disastrous rollout last fall, when many conservative operatives were salivating at the prospect of a GOP wave in the midterm elections due to an Obamacare “train wreck.” But the train… More GOP’s Obamacare Nightmare Is Coming True: It’s Working

Kristol, Navarro: ‘Nobody of Relevance’ Is Talking Impeachment

Mediaite In an on-air subtweeting Sarah Palin, Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol and GOP strategistAna Navarro dismissed the talk of impeaching President Barack Obama bubbling up on the right, arguing that it was limited to the irrelevant fringes, while GOP leadership is focused on House Speaker John Boehner’s (R-OH) lawsuit against the president. “No responsible elected official has called for impeachment,” Kristol said. “The… More Kristol, Navarro: ‘Nobody of Relevance’ Is Talking Impeachment

The right’s unhinged Bergdahl hypocrisy: The ultimate way to savage Obama

Salon – Joan Walsh Of course Republicans are going to compare the prisoner swap that won the release of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl to Benghazi. They both start with B. It leads to their favorite words that start with I: investigation, and possibly impeachment. The ridiculous Andrew McCarthy, flacking his new book making the case… More The right’s unhinged Bergdahl hypocrisy: The ultimate way to savage Obama

Bill Kristol: Right wing attacks on Trayvon Martin ‘ridiculous’

The Raw Story Conservative columnist Bill Kristol criticized potential smear campaigns on Trayvon Marton from right-wing websites Sunday morning. Appearing on his usual role as a panel guest on Fox News Sunday, Kristol did accuse the media and activists bringing more attention to the incident as those promoting “demagogugery.” But he then chastised those along his… More Bill Kristol: Right wing attacks on Trayvon Martin ‘ridiculous’

Bill Kristol concedes 2012 presidential race to Democrats

After viewing the GOP candidates, I can understand why Bill Kristol laments a likely loss to President Barack Obama.  He waxes nostalgic over what was (Ronald Reagan’s election) and what could be, in his column.  However, he concedes that 2012 will not be the year of the GOP. But…Bill Kristol has rarely been right on… More Bill Kristol concedes 2012 presidential race to Democrats

Behind the Right’s Glenn Beck Backlash

The Daily Beast Bill Kristol criticized the Fox News host’s Egypt coverage, and Rich Lowry and others are piling on. But the condemnations are unlikely to spread to the GOP mainstream—and favorites like Rush Limbaugh and Andrew Breitbart are two reasons why. Is the right turning against Glenn Beck? This week in Commentary, Peter Wehner became… More Behind the Right’s Glenn Beck Backlash

Kristol Calls Christine O’Donnell ‘A Bit Of A Flake’

Think Progress Discussing the firestorm around Christine O’Donnell’s surprise victory in Delaware’s U.S. Senate GOP primary last week, Bill Kristol insisted on Fox News Sunday today that he had no problem with where O’Donnell stood on the issues. He explained that as a “fellow wing-nut” he would “agree with all the votes she would cast in… More Kristol Calls Christine O’Donnell ‘A Bit Of A Flake’