Charlie Cook: I'd Pay To See Chris Christie Pull A Tea Partier's Lungs

November 6th, 2013 1:16 PM
Political anaylst Charlie Cook bills himself as "non-partisan and independent." But on today's Morning Joe Cook  couldn't curb his enthusiasm for Chris Christie.  Cook said of Christie that there is "testosterone coming out of every more pore in his body" and that Christie's attitude "inoculates him against being called a RINO, pantywaist liberal Republican." For good measure, Cook said he…

Bozell Column: Who's Burning Down D.C

July 12th, 2011 10:44 PM
The political prognosticator Charlie Cook appeared on National Public Radio on July 11 and summarized perfectly the media narrative on the debt-limit battle. Boehner, Cook said, “is not a burn-the-barn-down, break-the-china kind of guy [and] he does not necessarily reflect the views of a majority...of the House Republican Conference, who are of the burn-the-barn-down, break-the-china mold.”…

Rich Lowry Smacks Down E.J. Dionne on Bush Tax Cuts and Obamanomics

September 5th, 2010 11:40 PM
National Review's Rich Lowry on Sunday had a classic debate with Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne about whether or not the tax cuts implemented by former President George W. Bush should be allowed to expire.Dionne agrees with President Obama that they should only be extended for folks making less than $250,000 a year; Lowry thinks that raising anyone's taxes right now could send the country…

Veteran Political Handicapper Charlie Cook Bursts Chris Matthews's Bub

October 7th, 2009 6:38 PM
Today on "Hardball," host Chris Matthews sought to portray President Barack Obama as being on the rebound from a beating in his approval rating during "all the crazy stuff of the summer" such as "the tea parties, the birthers, the nutbags out there" who drove up Obama's disapproval numbers. But the single poll he cited was dismissed as an outlier by guests Charlie Cook of Cook Political Report…

Charlie 'Daily Kos' Cook? [Updated: Cook Responds

September 28th, 2009 10:41 PM

Charlie Cook: Another Out of Touch Liberal

July 15th, 2009 3:09 AM
You know when a liberal has lost any capability to understand the common American when they completely miss the pain that liberal tax hikers cause the average citizen in this country. Charlie Cook recently showed this elitist attitude in a National Journal column on the outrageous costs of the Cap and Trade bill – better called the Cap and Tax bill. Of course, to him, the tax hike on the average…

Charlie Cook: If McCain Wins I'll Quit Polling, Go Bag Groceries

October 31st, 2008 8:02 PM
If Team McCain needed some "bulletin-board material"—the kind of outrageous taunt from the opposition a coach will pin up in the locker-room to inspire his troops—they got if from Charlie Cook tonight.  So confident is the pollster of an Obama victory, he's proclaimed that if McCain wins, he'll go to work bagging groceries or behind a fast-food counter.Cook was a guest on this evening's Race for…