Even when they try to talk sense, Republicans just can’t help mixing in some nonsense along with it. Maybe it’s a spoon-full-of-sugar kind of thing. “We need to do better among Hispanic voters,” [Haley Barbour] told reporters at a breakfast hosted by the Christian Science Monitor. “In my state, where fewer than 3 percent of [...]
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|By: Blue Texan Wednesday February 16, 2011 10:30 am|
Needless to say, Forrest is a pretty easy guy to denounce. This was a political gift, in a way, to Barbour. I mean, a white Southern Republican like Barbour could get himself into some trouble for denouncing, say, Robert E. Lee. But Forrest? Is Barbour really that worried about losing the white supremacist vote?
|By: Blue Texan Sunday February 13, 2011 11:30 am|
Haley “Jim Crow Mississippi Wasn’t That Bad” Barbour was on Faux News Sunday this morning defending his wingnut credentials in the wake of his poor performance in the CPAC straw poll — and this slipped out.
|By: Blue Texan Tuesday December 21, 2010 10:30 am|
Why is everyone making such a fuss about Haley Barbour’s comment that life in his home state “wasn’t that bad” during the Jim Crow era? During Barbour’s teen years, Mississippi was a perfectly fine place to grow up
|By: David Dayen Monday December 20, 2010 12:53 pm|
It’s a slow news day, so I might as well join the chorus in talking about Haley Barbour’s revisionist history. He claims that Yazoo City, Mississippi, his hometown, was an island of indifference amid a sea of racial intolerance in the Deep South.
|By: Phoenix Woman Saturday October 16, 2010 6:45 am|
The Democrats have a winning argument with their push to get Republicans to come clean about foreign donations to GOP allies such as the Chamber of Commerce. How do we know this? Because the GOP/Media Complex says that it isn’t and is doing all it can to trick the Democrats into dropping it.
|By: Blue Texan Thursday July 1, 2010 10:30 am|
The Republican governor of Mississippi, who previously said the BP oil disaster was being overblown by the liberal media, was asked by NPR if all of the damage and destruction and deaths have caused him to reconsider his “smaller government, less regulation, more freedom for industry” ideology.
|By: Elliott Wednesday June 30, 2010 8:05 am|
In spite of Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour’s initial happy talk (Oil? What Oil? Press Should Stop Scaring Tourists), BP Oil finally and inevitably hits his state’s coastline. Now guess who’s crying for help?