Late Night FDL: The Cognitive Dissonance of Puppets

By: Friday March 16, 2012 8:03 pm

The reason Palin and Perry failed is because they had no interest in working hard enough to play their roles as Potemkin mavericks convincingly. And that’s because despite the efforts of the GOP moneymen and operatives to groom them as puppet-like fronts for the right-wing agenda, someone it never sunk in for them that they were just flunkies who were expected to be disciplined in executing their roles.


Republican Debate Liveblogging

By: Wednesday February 22, 2012 4:55 pm

Hopefully this week will be the “Cry Havoc, and Let Slip the Newts of War” edition, because his team has decided that the reason he’s trailing is that he’s not obnoxious enough.

Republican Debate Liveblogging

By: Thursday January 19, 2012 4:55 pm

Another day, another debate. With two straight wins a loss and a win a virtual tie and a win under his belt, will anyone be able to bring enough heat to stop Mitt’s mighty mormentum?

Iowa Caucus Results Liveblogging

By: Tuesday January 3, 2012 5:01 pm

…And we’re off! The first results of Decision ’12 will be rolling in in about half an hour, and then it’s a quick ten-month sprint to the finish that I’m sure will just fly by!

Teflon Or Kool-Aid?

By: Tuesday December 13, 2011 6:01 pm

Is it political skill, or just a friendly voter pool?

“Historian” and “Strategic Advisor” Newt Gingrich Received Millions from Health Care Industry

By: Friday November 18, 2011 10:30 am

It wasn’t clear if “direct Newt interaction” came with a happy ending.

Talk to the Invisible Hand, Rick Perry

By: Thursday November 17, 2011 10:30 am

Despite being the “best little whore in Texas” — The Secessionist is running out of dough.

AP Report: Under Rick Perry, Texas’ Dependence on Federal Goverment Has Increased

By: Monday November 14, 2011 10:30 am

Glad to see the legacy media is picking up on what I’ve been saying for years — that the Secessionist decries “socialism” out of one side of his mouth while the other side is sucking on the federal teat.

Herman Cain Doesn’t Know China Has the Bomb

By: Wednesday November 2, 2011 10:30 am

I’m not sure how much this will hurt him with the Teavangelicals, since right-wingers don’t place much stock in knowing stuff, but…

Village Media Frowns on Rick Perry’s Tipsy Performance in New Hampshire [VID]

By: Monday October 31, 2011 10:30 am

If you’re running for president and getting headlines like this one in The Week, when Politico calls your speech “bizarre” — and when the cast of “Morning Joe” speculates that you’re mixing pain killers and booze — you’re doing it wrong.

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