Michael Eric Dyson rips Mary Matalin for ‘amnesia’ after Cheney branded Mandela a terrorist

The Raw Story Georgetown University Professor Michael Eric Dyson lashed out at conservative strategist Mary Matalin, a former aide to Vice President Dick Cheney, after she defended her one-time boss for branding Nelson Mandela a terrorist in the 1980s. Following Mandela’s death last week, several media outlets pointed out that Cheney had not only voted against sanctions… More Michael Eric Dyson rips Mary Matalin for ‘amnesia’ after Cheney branded Mandela a terrorist

Conservative’s Three Part Tragedy

I have to agree with Mario Piperni, the folks on the right are not only upset over the POTUS’ re-election, they are downright delusional… Mario Piperni I don’t believe conservatives and Republicans quite understand what led to the trashing of Mitt Romney and the Republican agenda. Mary Matalin lays it out in a piece titled Mendacity and Malice… More Conservative’s Three Part Tragedy

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

Rewrite, Sugarcoat, Ignore: 8 Ways Conservatives Misremember American History—for Partisan Gain

I can’t believe that the current crop of GOP presidential candidates actually think their followers are that stupid…uh, strike that… The Nation The mortgage crisis began in 2006 and it’s all President Obama’s fault—at least according to Fox News host Sean Hannity. Hannity recently blamed Obama—“his policies, his economic plan, his fault”—for the mortgage crisis, ignoring who… More Rewrite, Sugarcoat, Ignore: 8 Ways Conservatives Misremember American History—for Partisan Gain

The week’s top ten quotes in American politics

Politi-Quotes “John Boehner: Stop using my dad’s name as a punchline, you asshat.” – Artist Rosanne Cash (daughter of Johnny…) in a tweet to Boehner over his use of Johnny’s name in his stump speech.  “You know they’re trying to screw the president, right?” – Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell, encouraging voters in Philadelphia to vote… More The week’s top ten quotes in American politics