Obama Team Insists It Never Considered Dropping Biden For Clinton

TPM LiveWire Members of President Barack Obama’s team worked to push back against a juicy story that surfaced Thursday, insisting that Vice President Joe Biden was never seriously at risk of being shoved off the 2012 ticket and replaced by Hillary Clinton. The detail, which will appear in the forthcoming book “Double Down” by Mark Halperin and… More Obama Team Insists It Never Considered Dropping Biden For Clinton

Thursday Blog Round Up

Hannity Guest: ‘NAACP Has Become a Hate Group’ Romney: Black Leaders Offered Me Secret Support Mark Halperin confuses reality for smear campaigns Gallup: Confidence In Television News Falls To New Low Dems: ‘Obamacare’ Will Thrive Like Social SecurityAnd Medicare Palin, who played a key role in losing McCain the election, has ‘advice’ for Romney Michele Bachmann… More Thursday Blog Round Up

Politico’s: The week in one-liners: Blago, Palin, Wallace

  Politico  The week’s top political quotes… “I’m huggable and lovable.” — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie describing his soft side. “By the way, this is a titanium spine,” — Rep. Michele Bachmann touting her toughness. “Are you a flake?” — Fox News host Chris Wallace asking  Michele Bachmann a controversial question. “I thought he… More Politico’s: The week in one-liners: Blago, Palin, Wallace

Our Sadly Lowered Standards for Dickitude

Mother Jones‘ Kevin Drum has done it again.  His articles are humorous and smart. Here’s his take on Mark Halperin’s faux pas on Morning Joe yesterday.  The piece was written yesterday, as well.  Mother Jones  Mark Halperin is one of my least-favorite political analysts, a reliably unimaginative weathervane of conventional wisdom. Today, on Morning Joe, he gave his considered… More Our Sadly Lowered Standards for Dickitude

MSNBC suspends Mark Halperin for Obama comments

You wanna know who the real “d**k” is in all of this?  Mark Halperin… Morning Joe Blog Statement from MSNBC: Mark Halperin’s comments this morning were completely inappropriate and unacceptable.  We apologize to the President, The White House and all of our viewers. We strive for a high level of discourse and comments like these have… More MSNBC suspends Mark Halperin for Obama comments

News That’s Under The Radar – 6-2-2011

Last night Lawrence O’Donnell questioned Mark Halperin (Co-author of Game Change) about the possibility of Sarah Palin breaking FEC laws regarding Palin using here Sarah Pac money for family outings.  Halperin takes Palin’s side on the issue. I’ve often wondered the same thing about categorizing Paul Ryan’s budget. Why is the New York Post‘s Abby W.… More News That’s Under The Radar – 6-2-2011