When Right and Left Ads Use Same Stock Video Footage

July 1st, 2011 2:52 PM
The left wing PAC Priorities USA Action and Republican Presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty, who both appear to be using the same stock footage, can teach us a thing or two about image manipulation. The following image was used in January for a web ad promoting Pawlenty's book Courage to Stand. Watch the full video here.

Was Obama Impersonator Pulled From GOP Event for Racial Jokes or for B

June 19th, 2011 10:08 AM
America's liberal media are having a field day claiming that an Obama impersonator at a Republican event was pulled off the stage Saturday for telling racial and gay jokes. Here's how the Washington Post reported it (video of entire presentation also follows with commentary):

MSNBC's Bashir: Romney 'Insensitive' to Unemployed, Pawlenty a 'Coward

June 17th, 2011 5:37 PM
In a segment today with Republican strategist Cheri Jacobus, MSNBC's Martin Bashir did his level best to trash the 2012 GOP presidential field, mocking Tim Pawlenty as a "coward," Mitt Romney as an "insensitive" rich guy, and Michele Bachmann as gaffe-prone. What's more, when Jacobus sought to turn her appearance into an opportunity to remind viewers of Obama's…

CNN's King Asks GOP Debaters Who Picked Better '08 VP Candidate, Obama

June 14th, 2011 2:00 PM
Most of the questions raised during CNN's Republican Primary Debate Monday ranged from neutral to frivolous, although moderator John King slipped an obnoxious one in toward the end. King asked former Minnesota governor Tim Pawlenty which nomination for vice president during the 2008 campaign was better, Biden or Palin? "Governor Pawlenty to you. Look back on 2008 and the process.…

Former CNNer Bob Franken: Pawlenty Plotting 'Oligarchy

June 8th, 2011 9:01 PM
It takes a former CNN "correspondent" to make Tim Pawlenty sound scary . . . It's kind of fun to watch former MSM "reporters" turn into totally-out, liberal partisans once they leave their "reporting" gigs.  Take Bob Franken. For years a big-time national correspondent for CNN, the network let him go in 2007.  Franken is now free to let his liberal…

Salon: Pawlenty 'Has His Own Rev. Wright

May 26th, 2011 4:16 PM
Mild-mannered Minnesotan Tim Pawlenty may have his own Rev. Wright, Salon.com's Justin Elliott sensationally alerted readers of the War Room blog Thursday morning. The reason, Elliott argues: the former Minnesota governor's preacher believes in manmade global warming and wants a liberal immigration reform policy enacted into law:

Open Thread: Gallup Poll Recalculates GOP Field

May 26th, 2011 9:51 AM
Gallup released a new poll this morning asking who GOP primary voters support sans Huckabee, Trump, and Daniels. And it turns out...the race for the GOP nomination is still very undecided, with almost everyone gaining a little more support. Check out some of the poll's findings below the break and give us your thoughts in the comments.

Don't Let the Liberal Establishment Choose Our Candidates

May 24th, 2011 4:09 PM
Conservatives are worried that an ideal Reagan conservative has yet to emerge and lead the 2012 GOP presidential field. But are we allowing the liberal media (and establishment Republicans) to manipulate the narrative to prevent such a result? Obviously, the liberal media do not have the best interests of Reagan conservatives in mind when they do their "reporting." So when they tell…

Matthews on Romney, Pawlenty and Huntsman: 'I Don't Want An Interview

May 23rd, 2011 7:31 PM
MSNBC's Chris Matthews opened his "Hardball" program Monday by once again bashing the possible Republican presidential candidates. With Indiana governor Mitch Daniels dropping out Saturday, Matthews focused his attention on Mitt Romney, Tim Pawlenty, and Jon Huntsman telling guests John Heilemann and Mark Halperin, "I don’t want an interview with any of these guys…

Dems Pounce on Pawlenty – Hours Before His Formal Announcement

May 23rd, 2011 4:53 PM
With 17 months to go until the 2012 presidential election, the party in power has signaled its intention to go negative early and often. Even before former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty formally announced his intention to run for president on the Republican ticket, the Democratic National Committee responded with a video entitled, “Why.”

Morning Shows Bombard Pawlenty With Attacks From a Liberal 'Republican

May 23rd, 2011 12:16 PM
All three morning shows on Monday bombarded Tim Pawlenty with a variety of liberal complaints and demands. ABC and NBC singled out an Obama-supporting "Republican" who slammed the presidential candidate's fiscal management of Minnesota. CBS repeatedly lobbied Pawlenty to raise taxes. Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos identified ex-Minnesota Governor Arne Carlson…

Open Thread: GOP 2012 Roundup

May 23rd, 2011 9:48 AM
With official announcements from Herman Cain on Saturday and Tim Pawlenty this morning, and news of Sarah Palin buying a new house surmised to be potential campaign headquarters in Arizona, do you think a GOP frontrunner will emerge from the pool of candidates any time soon? Check out a roundup of this weekend's GOP announcements and speculation below, and give us your thoughts in the…

Chris Matthews Show: Mitch Daniels Presidential Candidate With 'Best S

May 15th, 2011 3:39 PM
Experience tells us that the Republican presidential candidate the media prefer is the one they believe is most easily defeated. On this weekend's "Chris Matthews Show," seven of the twelve regulars said Mitch Daniels "has the best shot to overcome his obvious flaw" (video follows with transcript and commentary):

Juan Williams Channels Chris Matthews, Grills Pawlenty on Evolution in

May 6th, 2011 5:24 PM
During Thursday night's Republican presidential debate in South Carolina, Fox News contributor Juan Williams moved away from the pressing issues of national security and the economy to ask former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty: "Do you equate the teaching of creationism with the teaching of evolution, as the basis for what should be taught in our nation's schools?" Perhaps…