davidl on November 9th, 2010

Dumbo underestimated political cost of Obama Care, from Daily Mail(UK): Barack Obama today admitted his controversial plans to overhaul the healthcare system have proved more costlier in political terms than he anticipated. In a TV interview, the President also said he ‘gets discouraged’ when facing up to scale of the economic problems facing America. Speaking […]

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davidl on November 6th, 2010

Et tu Keith, William Kristol, comes to laud the suspended Keith Olbermann, from Weekly Standard: Perhaps Olbermann violated NBC News “policy and standards.” But NBC doesn’t have real news standards for MSNBC—otherwise the channel wouldn’t exist. It’s a little strange to get all high and mighty now. Who knew Bill Kristol was a Roman?   He […]

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davidl on April 12th, 2010

It must be open season for the Obami.  Bill Kristol joins Sarah in the newest inside the beltway sport, making sport of the Dim Won, transcript: I think I know, even though I’m not a nuclear expert, that Iran’s getting nuclear weapons is a heck of a lot more important than these paper treaties and […]

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davidl on January 25th, 2010

Comment by Jammie Wearing Fool: Obama Reflects On His Favorite Subject Barack Obama is trying to sell his favorite subject, to wit himself, Glenn Thrush, Politico: Rep. Marion Berry’s parting shot, published in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette [no link, subscription only] offers a warning to moderate Democrats and border state moderates — warning of a midterm […]

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Eric Florack on July 4th, 2009

The media, the left, (but I repeat myself ) and the Rockefeller Republicans (there I go repeating myself again ) are all majorly busy trying to come up with  “the answer” as regards Gov Sarah Palin’s announced resignation yesterday.  It should be no surprise to anyone that each of these answers are rather neatly within […]

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davidl on April 26th, 2009

One, I am taking the liberty of editing Patterico , just a wee bit: Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State (and Dick and Lynn Cheney daughter) Liz Cheney rips Norah O’Donnell a new. Two, I second Bill Kristol, Weekly Standard: Of course, everyone’s first choice for president in 2012 is Dick Cheney. But Liz Cheney’s boffo […]

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davidl on January 14th, 2009

Obama attends conservative dinner party. Really? Funny ting is no ‘conservatives’ were actually there. David Brooks of the NYT? Spare me. George Will? Bill Kristol (one of those oxymoronic ‘Big Government Conservatives’). If he were to have a ‘conservative’ dinner, tell me who should have been there Tammy Bruce.

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Welcome, dear reader, to the most intense nightly read in the ‘sphere…  The Nightly Ramble…. Lots to cover today, as always and as dictated by events, most of it to do with the bailout which at this point (About 2pm eastern) is looking like it won’t pass.  so let’s get to it. Jerry Pournelle: Golden […]

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Eric Florack on September 12th, 2008

Sister Toldjah: In a page 1 story on Gov. Palin, the WaPo headline reads: “Palin Links Iraq to 9/11, A View Discarded by Bush.” Unfortuntely for them, they got it wrong – again – as Bill Kristol points out here.  Not only that, but in an update to that post, John McCormack writes that the […]

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Eric Florack on August 24th, 2008

James Joyner at OTB, this morning notes a new Ad from the McCain camp. James notes there’s a pattern of wrting going on and cites a couple examples: The campaign also quickly emailed around a CNN Political Ticker story headlined “Some in Clinton circle ‘outraged’.” Evan as Hillary Clinton praised the newly-minted Democratic presidential ticket Saturday, […]

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I note by way of John Miller that the editor of the Boston Herald keeps a portrait of Che Guevara on his wall. Oh, these art lovers, huh? I suppose that the editor’s political leanings have nothing to do with the lack of readershp that Kurtz mentions yesterday. The Herald’s not alone, of course. Word that […]

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