Bozell & Graham Column: Enabling the Delusional Democrats

November 18th, 2014 10:49 PM
After the 2012 campaign, liberal journalists swarmed around Republican Party chair Reince Priebus offering what was called an “autopsy” on every way Republicans failed, with a special emphasis on more outreach to minority voters. Democrats and their media enablers painted a picture of demographic doom for an aging white Republican base. Two years later, Republicans made dramatic…

Chuck Todd's Blunders: Liberal Host Kept Imagining Dem Wins in 2014

November 14th, 2014 9:20 AM
When it comes to political prognosticating, Chuck Todd in 2014 erred repeatedly as he imagined Democratic victories and Republican missteps with conservative legislation. On August 1, the Meet the Press host appeared on the Daily Rundown and speculated, "If November comes and goes and Democrats hold the Senate and break even in the House, I think we’re going to look back at the month…

Latest Lame Low-Turnout Excuse: 'Couldn't Get Time Off Work'

November 13th, 2014 9:35 AM
Well, if this doesn't beat all. Based on excuses provided by 63 people (35 percent) out of a "smallish sample" (I'll say) of 181 nonvoters, the Washington Post's Christopher Ingraham whined on Wednesday (HT Twitchy) about how "scheduling conflicts with work or school" kept people from voting last Tuesday. This alleged problem calls for solutions like "…

Lefty Blogger: Kansas Proves Gruber’s Point About Voter Stupidity

November 13th, 2014 1:07 AM
The Esquire blogger Charles Pierce laments that Kansans gave their Republican governor another term even though his “extreme applications of conservative economics” have made the state “a basket case.” Kansas is apparently a "state full of clodhopping, drooling yahoos."

Did Chuck Todd Say Too Much About MSNBC?

November 12th, 2014 12:22 PM
Chuck Todd, NBC News Political Director and moderator of Meet the Press, just released his latest book “The Stranger: Barack Obama In the White House” chronicling the Democrat’s first six years as president. While much of the book details the numerous political battles the administration was engaged in, three excerpts from the book are quite striking. Not only does Chuck…

NBC Channels Obama & Points to Low Turnout for GOP 'Wave' in Midterms

November 11th, 2014 10:24 PM
On Tuesday, NBC Nightly News channeled President Barack Obama from the day after the midterm elections and pointed to the low voter turnout for the election that saw Republicans gain control of the United States Senate as well as make additional gains in the House of Representatives. In a news brief, anchor Brian Williams highlighted the latest turnout estimate for…

CBS’s Cordes Again Bemoans Spending by 'Dark Money Groups' in Midterms

November 11th, 2014 8:59 PM
Following a story on campaign spending ahead of the midterm elections on October 30, CBS News congressional correspondent Nancy Cordes filed a similar report on Tuesday night’s CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley with the topic focusing specifically on the “dark money groups” that are not required to disclose their donors. In setting up Cordes…

Atlantic Columnist: Progressives 'Have Every Reason to Be Celebrating'

November 11th, 2014 8:50 PM
Far be it from me to talk a leftist columnist out of an ignorant, self-satisfied position which might, if anything, cause his fellow travelers to hit the accelerator a little less aggressively in future political campaigns. At the Atlantic on Monday afternoon, Richard Reeves, policy director of the Center on Children and Families at the Brookings Institution, claimed that the left shouldn't…

Jarrett to Obama in 2012: How Are You Not 'Getting 85% of the Vote?'

November 9th, 2014 11:53 PM
The competition for dumbest quote I have been able to find by a leftist tonight just heated up. Earlier this evening, I noted that Washington Post columnist David Ignatius on Thursday called President Obama "perhaps the least political president in modern U.S. history." One might think that nothing could possibly top that. Actually, I have found two which belong in the running in…

WaPo's Ignatius: Obama 'Perhaps the Least Political' Modern President

November 9th, 2014 10:12 PM
On Thursday, the first paragraph of a column by the Washington Post's David Ignatius on what he thinks President Barack Obama's foreign policy might be for the next two years contained what may qualify as the "Notable Quotable" of the year. The first sentence was a pretty impressive failure at perception: "President Obama looked almost relieved after Tuesday’s…

Nevada: GOP-Bashing Reporter Skips Disclosing His Book Help to Dems

November 9th, 2014 7:57 PM
One of the Republican winners in Nevada on Tuesday was Attorney General-elect Adam Laxalt, the 34-year-old grandson of former Sen. Paul Laxalt, 91. This came despite the local media favoring his Democratic opponent, Ross Miller. Ciara Matthews at reported that the state’s top political reporter, Jon Ralston of the Las Vegas Sun, was “instrumental” in helping…

Chuck Todd Hits Scott Walker From Left On Economy, Unions

November 9th, 2014 2:23 PM
On Sunday, Governor Scott Walker (R-WI) appeared on NBC’s Meet the Press to discuss his reelection victory last week and was met with a barrage of questions from moderator Chuck Todd. During the interview, the Meet the Press moderator repeatedly pressed the Republican governor from the left over his economic record and wondered “is it possible that the idea of cutting taxes as a…

ABC: GOP Must Take Risk And Confront Their Base

November 9th, 2014 12:21 PM
Appearing on ABC’s This Week w/ George Stephanopoulos on Sunday, Mark Halperin co-host of With All Due Respect on Bloomberg, pressed the GOP to take “take some risks” after winning control of the Senate during this year’s midterm elections. Speaking during a panel discussion, Halperin argued that the GOP runs the risk “standing up to the Tea Party caucus and…

HBO's Maher: Big Issue In Midterms Was 'The First Black President'

November 9th, 2014 10:54 AM
On Friday night, HBO’s Bill Maher resoundingly mocked the Democratic Party’s electoral defeat during this year’s midterm election but made sure to attack the Republican Party as being motivated by race. During a panel discussion on Real Time w/ Bill Maher, Maher proclaimed that “the issue in this election was still the first black president. I really do. I think it…