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NY Times Editors Rush to Demonize Republicans over Sgt. Bergdahl

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 6, 2014 at 10:23am
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The NY Times ran an editorial on June 5, The Rush to Demonize Sgt. Bergdahl, excoriating Republicans for hypocrisy as to condemnation of the exchange of 5 top Taliban Gitmo detainees for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.

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Sexism defense of Wendy Davis is attempt to give her an easier double standard

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 6:30pm
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There is a growing attempt to paint Wendy Davis as the victim of a double standard, in which a woman is treated more harshly than conservative men as to family failings and career ambition.

Kirsten Powers articulated that view in her post at The Daily Beast, The Right Subjects Wendy Davis to...

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Tea Party Raising McCain’s Frustration

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 27, 2013 at 8:15am
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Meghan McCain says her Arizona senator dad is “depressed” and “frustrated” with the tea party faction of the Republican Party, which she called “the hyper-conservative wing.”

The comments were part of Meghan’s promo for her new show, which no one will watch, Raising McCain.

As a Tea Party activist, I am all for...

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Rubio’s biggest problem in 2016

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 18, 2013 at 9:33am

Sure, I disagree with Marco Rubio on the Gang of 8 immigration bill, particularly the amnesty part.

But what’s most galling is that Rubio appears to have been played by Chuck Schumer on the Democratic side, and McCain/Graham on the Republican side, suckered into being the point man drawing fire on a...

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Out with the old Republicans, in with the new Republicans

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 24, 2013 at 8:00pm

I had read headlines about this speech by Ted Cruz, but watching it finally was even better.

As background, Sean Sullivan at WaPo’s The Fix points out our house is divided, Ted Cruz vs. John McCain: Welcome to the new normal in the Senate:

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) ...

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Saturday Night Card Game (Sometimes a monkey joke is just a monkey joke)

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 6:00pm

Mahmood Ahmadinejad wants to ride a rocket into space in place of a monkey.

Pretty funny if you ask me, and actually I’m in favor of it.  Load him up and let him fly.

John McCain thought it was pretty funny too, and tweeted (via Twitchy)

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McCain: Sarah Palin was “better candidate” than Romney, others

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 17, 2012 at 3:36pm

Senator John McCain chose Sarah Palin as his VP in 2008 because she was a “better candidate” than Romney, Pawlenty, or any of the others under consideration.

McCain made the remarks Tuesday after being asked if Mitt Romney’s tax returns were the cause of him choosing Sarah Palin:

“Of course not,” McCain told...

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