If you were flipping channels last night, you may have been left wondering why last night's Rachel Maddow Show had the soundtrack of a Ken Burns documentary. To highlight the greater social damage political differences can have in communities, Rachel Maddow welcomed to the show John Weins and Mel Hilgenberg, formerly known as the Liberty Leaders: a pro-Constitution fife and drum band.
On her show tonight, Rachel Maddow checked in on the surprising fallout between former House majority leader Dick Armey and Tea Party group FreedomWorks. Maddow used the friction between the two to highlight how the right appears to... Read Post
It's not exactly news that Rachel Maddow is not a huge fan of the Tea Party's political views, but on her program tonight she noted that she may not be alone. In fact, recent polls show, she argued, that the Tea Party was among the ... Read Post
Ken Burns’s multipart documentary, The Roosevelts: An Intimate History, premiered last night. Damon Root reviews it: [W]hile the film is clearly pro-Roosevelt in its leanings, it does make room for certain contrarian views. Among Th... Read Post