George W. Bush: Stay In Afghanistan For Women's Sake

Whoever is minding George W. Bush's legacy these days sort of knows what they're doing: Here he is with Laura on Greta Van Susteren's show, talking about a conference for the rights of women. Just like Hillary Clinton! Sort of. And from a distance, Bush even has the added advantage of looking like a bleeding heart… » 4/01/11 10:27am 4/01/11 10:27am

Republican Racist Jonah Goldberg Should Really Just Shut Up Already

Jonah Goldberg is a conservative writer and "thinker" who holds such well-thought out opinions such as racial discrimination is just a paranoid fantasy, opinions that the LA Times » 10/24/08 10:00am 10/24/08 10:00am lets him publish (he is also an Editor At Large at the ). and I have a different word for him: racist. (Well, I also call him a man who…

McCain/Palin Give Thumbs Up To Racial Tensions, Thumbs Down To ACORN

In a world where registering people to vote constitutes a crime but illegally pressuring your subordinates to fire your brother-in-law doesn't; where the guy who points out that violent threats scare him is stoking racial tensions but the man trying to take advantage of them is just standing up for the common [white]… » 10/14/08 10:00am 10/14/08 10:00am

McCain's Campaign Adviser Declares War On Media, New York Times

John McCain's senior campaign adviser, Steve Schmidt (seen here with the cardboard cutout the GOP plans to use to fill McCain's position after his death or descent into full dementia) has decided that it's not enough to campaign against Barack Obama, he's got to campaign against The Media to win the election. Luckily » 9/23/08 10:00am 9/23/08 10:00am

Conservatives Use Sexism To Attack, Undermine Feminists

When I wrote my first real post » 9/15/08 4:00pm 9/15/08 4:00pm about Sarah Palin as the Republican's Vice Presidential nominee, I noted — as many others were noting and — that she was hardly the candidate with the best or even remotely complete record on women's issues like reproductive choice or pay equity. I did so even as my email inbox was…