NBC News – First Read President Barack Obama urged Americans to continue to “live our lives” on Tuesday amid a suspected al Qaeda threat that has closed more than a dozen U.S. embassies. In his first public comments about the potential plot, Obama told “The Tonight Show” host Jay Leno that the threat was significant. However,… More Obama: We won’t “be terrorized” — addressing for the first time a potential terrorist plot, he advises “caution” in travel
Scarborough’s Rant Pep Talk Mitch McConnell’s Meanderings Rick Scott is the New Civil Rights Movement Romney vows long-term immigration plan Kudos to Jay Leno for Challenging Santorum Gun rights fanatics invent violence conspiracy… Fox Covers Up GOP Obstruction Of The DREAM Act Why Republicans Worry About Hurting Corporate Feelings Mitt Romney tries to soften image… More Blog Round Up – 6-22-2012
Politico The top quotes in politics … “When’s the delivery food coming?” — Republican White House hopeful Jon Huntsman making a cringe-worthy joke about China. “It’s fun to poke at him a little bit.” — GOP presidential candidate Rick Perry on bringing up the Obama birther debate. “Right now a lawn gnome can beat Obama.” — Former Senate candidate Christine O’Donnell knocking the… More Politico’s: The week in one-liners: Huntsman, Leno, Perry
Politico REALITY CHECK: President Obama told Jay Leno this morning that he’s not going to pay attention to the GOP candidates until they’re narrowed down “Survivor” style. “I’m going to wait until everybody’s voted off the island,” he said, according to excerpts released by NBC. “Once they narrow it down to one or two, I’ll… More Obama: “Reality Check”
The week’s top 10 quotes in politics: “I am not going to shut up.” – Sarah Palin, responding to criticism she faced over her rhetoric in the wake of the Tucson shootings. “I’m so pyscho-busy, my days don’t finish until really late.” – Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker, explaining why he’s single. “Finally a… More Politico’s:The Week In One Liners
Huffington Post When Sarah Palin returned to Iowa on Thursday to promote her new book, America By Heart, the former Alaska governor and possible 2012 presidential hopeful found herself caught off guard when confronted by reporters about whether she plans to mount a bid for the White House in the next election cycle. The unanticipated… More Sarah Palin Blindsided By Mainstream Press & Mitt Romney’s Jab
Today begins the last full week before the midterm elections… Daily Beast As the GOP prepares for landslide in November (The Daily Beast’s Election Oracle forecasts a 50/50 split in the Senate and a substantial Republican lead in the House), the Obama team seems powerless to stop it. Howard Kurtz on its fascinating belief that the bully… More White House Goes Into Bunker Mode
I’m glad Bill Maher is back. His brand of political humor is biting and more acerbic than Jon Stewart’s, but both are good at what they do.