Elaine Moschetti

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Meghan McCain shouldn't be on TV, she should be on a ballot

Meghan McCain has been on a mission to change the GOP, and her series on the Pivot network, Raising McCain, is her latest effort. The show's curiosity, quick-pace, and uncensored language is fresh for television but won't be changing voter's minds anytime soon. If McCain is going to shift the …

The Piehole. Why Does It Open So Wide?

<b>Oh, dear.</b> Governor Rick Perry is babbling again, while also attempting to explain some babbling from Mrs. Governor Rick Perry, who made the baby Jesus cry.<p>First off, Anita Perry, Mrs. Governor Rick Perry, gave an interview at the Texas Tribune Festival in which she said,<p>Anita Perry made her remark …

The Five Minute Rule Remains In Effect

<b>Regular readers</b> here are familiar with the blog's Five Minute Rule regarding any member of the Paul family and their most fervent acolytes. If you listen to Crazy Uncle Liberty (!), Senator Aqua Buddha, or their disciples for five minutes, you find yourself nodding in agreement with almost …

Fringe Factor: House Republicans Are Just Like 9/11 Heroes

The shutdown is just like Flight 93 and more terrific analogies from America’s fringe. By Caitlin Dickson.<p>Distorted takes on the government shutdown, …

Bill Ayers: I was Sarah Palin’s road kill

<b>BIll Ayers (Ismail Khalidi)</b><p>Years of attacks didn’t prepare me for the charge that Obama was “palling around with terrorists” — meaning me<p>Bill Ayers<p>October 6, 2013 1:30pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Public Enemy: Confessions of an American Dissident”<p>“This is not a man who sees America as you see it and how …

Tea Party radicalism is misunderstood: Meet the “Newest Right”

<b>(AP/Manuel Balce Ceneta)</b><p>Our sense of the force currently paralyzing the government is full of misconceptions — including what to call it<p>Michael Lind<p>October 6, 2013 11:05am (UTC)<p>To judge from the commentary inspired by the shutdown, most progressives and centrists, and even many non-Tea Party …