Wife-Abandonment: A GOP Nominee Tradition

By: Tuesday December 13, 2011 5:12 pm

Despite the heavy lift among evangelical leaders hoping to convince their flocks that Newt Gingrich’s adultery-based serial divorces aren’t misaligned with Family Values and that Newt has earned forgiveness for his bad behavior, GOP primary voters actually have a long modern tradition of nominating wife-abandoners for the Presidency.


McCain Endorses Cindy’s 1st Amendment Rights, Wants Another DADT Study

By: Sunday November 14, 2010 5:00 pm

John McCain is dishonest about DADT repeal: dishonest on television, dishonest at home, dishonest in the Senate. His fellow Senators need to stop attending to this bigot’s views. He’s lost any credibility he may have had on DADT repeal.

FDL Book Salon Welcomes Cliff Schecter

By: Wednesday April 23, 2008 12:00 pm

(Please welcome Cliff Schecter, author of The Real McCain in the comments — jh)

Cliff Schecter has long been the progressive’s dream — capable of going on Fox news without losing his cool or getting pwnd by some lame Republican, arguing from the Democratic side with intelligence, succinctness and passion. But with the publication of his new book, The Real McCain, he’s got John McCain on the run.

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