Mike Huckabee Slams Natalie Portman for Having a Child “Out of Wedlock”

By: Friday March 4, 2011 10:30 am

Yep, it’s Dan Quayle/Murphy Brown — all over again. But one wonders: how does Huck feel about Bristol Palin?


Since When Do Conservatives Believe Words Don’t Have Consequences?

By: Tuesday January 11, 2011 10:30 am

The same wingnuts who are insisting today that there’s absolutely no connection at all between speech and actions have spent an awful lot of time over the past several decades saying exactly the opposite.

Kagan Nomination Accelerates Flight of Substance From American Political Scene

By: Monday May 10, 2010 2:01 pm

Although the occasional cipher has been thrust into the highest levels of the Washington political scene in the past (see, for example, Dan Quayle) it seems that the process of driving substance out of the picture has accelerated since John McCain’s inexplicable choice of Sarah Palin to be his running mate. Now that President Obama’s choice for the Supreme Court has been revealed to be Elena Kagan, whose primary accomplishment to date has been to leave no record, instead of the clearly superior and substantial candidate Diane Wood, it seems that substance is in retreat in a way never seen before.

An April Fools’ Day Joke Goes Awry at the Washington Post

By: Friday April 2, 2010 3:00 pm

Dan Quayle. Teabaggers. The Washington Post op-ed page. A marriage made on April Fools’ Day?

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