Media Coverage

A Poorly Constructed Defense of Big Banks

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In yesterday’s New York Times opinion page, William B. Harrison, Jr. penned an impassioned defense of the big, consolidated banks against those who worry about the financial instability in the current system. Harrison’s article presents a poorly constructed argument, rife…

Weekly Podcast: Nick Does Not Care For Missouri

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Joe, Nick and Allison talk about the comments (and damage control) of Rep. Todd Akin of Missouri who declared that women cannot get pregnant as a result of “legitimate rape” which he corrected to “forcible rape” as though he missed…

Breakfast in America: August 20, 2012

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Missouri Senate frontrunner Todd Akin tells us about “legitimate rape” — yeah…you’ll hear more about this in tomorrow’s podcast. Want to read a fucking idiot write random words out of his ass? Well here you go! Amazingly, he asserts “facts” that…

Breakfast in America: August 16, 2012

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Reince Priebus characterized Joe Biden’s suggestion that Republican policies would destroy income mobility by locking up the poor and minorities as “shameful.” As someone on MSNBC beat me to pointing out — Reince Priebus compared Barack Obama to the captain…

The Dumbest Thing I Heard This Week

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Walter Russell Mead is not always a purveyor of dumb commentary. But today he invokes one of the worst arguments plaguing American society — that facts should be derided to promote more superficial “liberal v. conservative” disagreement. Moreover, some of…