From the NY Times, With Hate: Mussolini, Jonestown, Fascism at RNC

August 31st, 2020 1:20 PM

On the fourth and last night of the Republican National Convention, the New York Times strangely issued fact checks not just for facts, but for warnings and predictions from Republican speakers if Democrats won the presidency.  And each night, the paper’s team of live commentators offered gross, personal insults to the speakers: "...on the first day of the R.N.C. we…

Never Trumper: 'The Trump Presidency Is Over' Due to Coronavirus

March 14th, 2020 9:41 PM
Stand by for yet another "inflection point" in which it is finally, finally OVER for the Trump presidency. Yes, liberals and Never Trumpers thought they had reached that "inflection point" several times over the past few years of this administration but now it must really really be over for Trump due to the coronavirus. Or at least that is the latest political gospel…
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Scarborough, Panel Trash 'Robotic' Evangelicals for Supporting Trump

June 13th, 2019 8:34 PM
During Wednesday's Morning Joe, the panel interviewed New York Times contributing opinion writer Pete Wehner, who wrote a book entitled The Death of Politics: How to Heal Our Fractured Republic After Trump and the conversation focused on evangelicals’ support for President Trump. Not surprisingly, it did not long for those on-set to start accusing the evangelicals who…
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Morning Joe Wonders If Trump Has 'Oppositional Defiant Disorder'

March 18th, 2019 3:02 PM
MSNBC's Morning Joe invited Professor Tom Nichols and Senior Fellow at the Ethics & Public Policy Center Peter Wehner on Monday morning to talk about Trump's tweeting habits and the state of the Republican Party. Nichols and Wehner, along with co-host Joe Scarborough, like to view themselves as the defenders of not just conservatism, but also of norms, institutions, and…
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On MSNBC, Mark Thompson Claims Baby Jesus Might Have Died Under Trump

January 3rd, 2019 7:14 AM
On Wednesday's MSNBC Live with Stephanie Ruhle, liberal talk radio host and frequent MSNBC guest Mark Thompson declared that baby Jesus, as an immigrant, would have been separated from his parents and might have died in detention if he had lived under President Donald Trump's rule.
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MSNBC: Christians Have 'Sold Soul' for Trump, For Basically Nothing

June 13th, 2018 12:35 PM
Following controversial Republican nominee, Corey Stewart’s win for Virginia Senate race and Never Trumper Mark Sanford’s loss in South Carolina’s race, MSNBC devoted a lengthy segment to discussing everything wrong morally with the Republican party, on Stephanie Ruhle’s show, June 13. Using Stewart’s win as the starting point, Ruhle’s liberal guests teared…

Lefty Blogger: Increasingly Conservative GOP = Crazier GOP

January 19th, 2015 9:57 PM
New York magazine’s Jonathan Chait says reform conservatives such as Peter Wehner are “trying to coax the Republican Party back toward sanity” but argues that Wehner undervalues the “apocalyptic strain” in right-wing rhetoric.

R.I.P., Rev. Richard John Neuhaus

January 8th, 2009 5:28 PM
The conservative movement lost a great intellectual voice on Thursday. The Reverend Richard John Neuhaus died due to complications from cancer at the age of 72. Neuhaus, a Catholic priest of the Archdiocese of New York, was a well-known pro-life advocate, and founded First Things in 1990, a periodical focused on advancing “a religiously informed public philosophy for the ordering of society.” We…