The Good Husbands

By: Tuesday June 20, 2006 9:07 pm

Steve Benen of the Carpetbagger Report has an interesting piece in the latest issue of The Washington Monthly, noting that three of the top potential Republican candidates are admitted adulterers. Until relatively recently, a self-confessed adulterer had never sought the presidency. Certainly, other candidates have been dogged by sex scandals. In the 1828 presidential election, [...]

Frothy Junior

By: Monday June 19, 2006 7:44 pm

  Yee Haw! The Codpiece is back with a vengeance! And guess who can’t keep his grubby little hands away from it. You guessed it: Joe Klein. Via  John Amato: "I was up there in the cockpit of that airplane coming into Baghdad," the President told the press corps assembled on the White House lawn [...]

Take A Bow

By: Monday June 12, 2006 2:00 pm

Since I’m filling in this afternoon as the FDL crew recuperates or heads off to yet another blogfest, I thought I’d take the opportunity to dish about Jane and Pach and Christy behind their backs a little. And you too. I think we can all agree that FDL made quite a splash at YKOS, can’t [...]

Clinton Rules

By: Thursday May 25, 2006 2:12 pm

  Atrios has written a very important post today on why we should be alarmed at this latest breathless girly gossip about Hillary Clinton. I have received a lot of emails and comments to the effect that Hillary is a (fill in the blank) and so deserves itand therefore we should all be happy that [...]

FDL Book Salon: Before the Storm, Pt. 1

By: Sunday May 14, 2006 2:00 pm

(Today we’ll be discussing  Before the Storm: Barry Goldwater and the Unmaking of the American Consensus by Rick Perlstein.  We’ll be reading Part 2 for the following week when Rick himself will be joining us — JH) I grew up in a very rightwing household. My father was born in 1922 and has never voted [...]

Late Nite FDL: Breaking The Code

By: Monday April 10, 2006 8:08 pm

   (Tonight’s guest poster is Digby) It’s always interesting to see how the right wing deals with its inherent racism. They used to wear it proudly and openly, but since we have managed to make some progress in the last 40 years or so, they have had to become much more creative in the way [...]

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