Tag Archive for Republicans

The Dumbest Thing I Heard This Week

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Peggy Noonan encapsulates the vapid Republican political narrative in one article. In a nutshell the Republican argument against Obama is comprised of two paradoxes: (1) Obama is weak because he cannot enforce his will and Obama is overbearing; and, (2)…

The Speakers Who Weren’t

John Boehner successfully got his caucus together long enough to re-elect him as Speaker of the House on the first ballot, beating out Nancy Pelosi. We know what to expect from Boehner’s leadership (basically nothing — the 112th Congress was…

The Dumbest Thing I Heard This Week

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Whenever a conservative publication asks a question that seems rhetorical, I assume it’s something they’re going to vigorously deny. Such is the case with the Forbes article, “Is America’s Future Progressive?” I can’t say everything in this article is dumb. Lots…