MTV's Cox on CNN: Trump's 'Violence' Bigger Deal Than Hillary E-Mails

August 10th, 2016 6:54 PM
MTV's Ana Marie Cox invoked the Founding Fathers on Wednesday's CNN Newsroom as she argued that the unsavory elements of Donald Trump's presidential campaign were a more serious issue than Hillary Clinton's e-mail scandal: "I think that the violence and bigotry of the Trump campaign are more important than the Hillary e-mails....our founders could foresee the kind of…

NYT Sunday Amnesty Overload Featuring Rubio's Granddad and Jorge Ramos

March 7th, 2016 4:36 PM
If you didn’t know the New York Times was in the tank for amnesty, Sunday’s stories would prove it. Reporter Jeremy Peters laid on a family guilt trip by strongly hinting that Sen. Marco Rubio was a hypocrite on immigration because of how his grandfather got to America: “Rubio’s Policies Might Shut the Door to People Like His Grandfather.” Turning to the New York…

Lefty Columnist Would 'Gladly' Knee all GOP Candidates 'in the Groin'

February 25th, 2016 10:55 PM
Are Republican presidential candidates “crazy zealot[s],” part of a “terrorist organization” or just deserving of a “knee in the groin?” Just ask Daily Beast columnist Ana Marie Cox, who Tweeted out all of that during the GOP debate.

Pundit Rips GOP’s ‘Budgetary Terrorism’ On Planned Parenthood

September 21st, 2015 10:03 PM
Hannibal’s gone, but there’s still plenty of horrifying content on television. Cox hinted in a Monday column that some of it’s on C-SPAN, courtesy of congressional Republicans. Regarding a possible government shutdown over funding for Planned Parenthood, Cox asserted, “Forget shrinking government to the size it can be drowned in a bathtub, the politicians clamoring for…

Lefty Writer: ‘Victimhood’ Key to Becoming a ‘Conservative Folk Hero’

June 9th, 2015 10:10 PM
How do you become a “conservative folk hero”? It helps a great deal if you believe, and your fellow right-wingers believe, that liberals are picking on you, contended The Daily Beast’s Ana Marie Cox in a Saturday column. Cox defined conservative folk heroes as celebrities or demi-celebrities “whose fame is not dependent on a celebrity-generating skill (acting, singing)…

Ana Marie Cox Calls Sidney Blumenthal 'Kind of a Scumbag'

May 23rd, 2015 9:56 AM
Ana Marie Cox remains a committed liberal, her Christian coming out, as she described it, notwithstanding.  Even so, she had a raw truth-telling moment this morning that will not please Hillary fans. On Steve Kornacki's MSNBC show, Cox declared that close Hillary associate and informal foreign policy adviser Sidney Blumenthal is "kind of a scumbag." A scandalized Kornacki…

Ana Marie Cox 'Comes Out' As a Liberal Christian

March 4th, 2015 6:14 AM
Ana Marie Cox, the founding editor of the sassy and secular leftist blog Wonkette and now a Washington correspondent for GQ, recently came out of the closet as a -- gasp -- Christian!  Cox’s “coming out” was revealed in The Daily Beast, where she is a contributor.  The article sounds like something written by a recently converted clergyman, rather than a recently…

Jezebel Smear: Walker Wants to Stop Campus Sexual Assault Reporting

February 28th, 2015 9:45 AM
On Friday morning at Jezebel, a Gawker-affiliated web site, Natasha Vargas-Cooper thought she had Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker by the — well, you know. In a post tellingly tagged "Conservative Werewolves," Vargas-Cooper was absolutely sure — so certain that she apparently felt no need to check any further — that Walker's proposed budget would allow its colleges…

Bill Maher Now Insists Conservatives Are 'Anti-Breather'?

October 9th, 2014 8:45 AM
At the Daily Beast, former Rachel Maddow Show guest host Ana Marie Cox reported about her participation in a Minnesota panel organized by Bill Maher to discuss the “worst Congressman in America,” conservative congressman Jon Kline. Cox claimed the event exposed “The no-contest divorce between Republican talking points and reality.” In addition to the usual liberal list of…

GQ's Ana Marie Cox: Value Voters Summit Wants What 'Islamicists' Want

September 28th, 2014 9:15 AM
Leftists have an extreme difficulty in differentiating between conservative Christians in the United States and Islamo-fascists in the Middle East. Somehow, letting your traditional religious views affect (infect?) our democracy is akin to beheadings and terrorism. It's not surprising that this view would come stumbling out of GQ Washington correspondent Ana Marie Cox, one of the flightiest…

Ana Marie Cox Can't Hide Her Disdain for White Guys

April 13th, 2014 6:53 PM
Did you know that white men are good for little more than making crystal meth? And that Americans are proudly belligerent and ignorant? At least according to Wonkette founder Ana Marie Cox, as expressed Friday night on "Real Time with Bill Maher" with her formulaic snark. Cox was a guest on the show, along with GOP Rep. Duncan Hunter of California, actor Rob Lowe and left-wing…

MSNBC Mocks NRA, Suggests It's Better to Confront a School Shooter Una

January 2nd, 2014 4:59 PM
On Monday's The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell, MSNBC's Richard Wolffe mocked NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre for asserting a year ago that "the only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun," by using the example of Antoinette Tuff, who last August heroically talked a gunman in a school into surrendering. Wolffe treated one…

MSNBC’s Alex Witt Explodes: How Does Obama Overcome ‘Folks Who Say

August 1st, 2013 6:04 PM
MSNBC anchor Alex Witt continued the tradition of liberal media hand-wringing over congressional Republicans on last Sunday’s edition of her eponymous show Weekends with Alex Witt. At the end of a discussion about President Obama’s renewed focus on the economy, Witt erupted against the GOP in a question to Ana Marie Cox of The Guardian: [Video below. MP3 audio here.] "What do…

Ana Marie Cox: GOP 'Taking a Step Backwards When It Comes to Women's R

July 2nd, 2013 7:34 PM
Appearing as a guest on Monday's The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell, Guardian columnist Ana Marie Cox -- formerly of -- asserted that "a lot of Republican women out there" are upset over the abortion issue because the GOP "is really taking a step backwards when it comes to women's rights." Below is a transcript of the relevant portion of the Monday…