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Jay Carney denies White House involvement with Jay-Z & Beyonce’s Cuba trip

Written by Doug Powers After it was reported that Jay-Z and Beyoncé traveled to Cuba to soak up some warm Havana weather and maybe get a chance to meet Jimmy Carter, even some of President Obama’s fellow Democrats, including Debbie Wasserman Schultz, were critical of the fact that somebody in the federal government gave the [...]

The Inevitability of Jimmy Fallon's Succession to "The Tonight Show" Is Now Even More Inevitable

2 years agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Bill Carter -- the man who has been chronicling the late-night wars for about two decades -- is reporting over on The New York Times today that Jimmy Fallon's succession to The Tonight Show is now even more inevitable than...

Jimmy Carter: My Grandson Won Obama Reelection

3 years agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Carter's grandson, James Earl Carter IV, torpedoed Romney with the 47 percent video.... I don't think Romney was ever going to win that race, but the 47 percent video made certain failure even more than certain. As for Jimmy Carter, he is crowding his 80s. These American presidents sure know how to live. [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Reliving the Left-Wing Terrorism of the 1970s

(John Hinderaker) In many ways, it feels like we are reliving the 1970s, with the awful difference that Jimmy Carter has been re-elected. This story stimulates a sick sort of nostalgia; a hung over feeling, even though New Year’s Eve...Show More Summary

Carter Tries, Fails to Prove Republican Tax Policy Racist; Atwater Exonerated

Jimmy Carter began his political career supporting racial segregation in the South. He even launched his re-election campaign at Tuscumbia, AL, the birthplace of the Ku Klux Klan, as Ann Coulter reminds us in her new book Mugged: Racial...Show More Summary

James Marshall Crotty: Even An Obama Victory Might Be Market Positive

Even if Obama pulls out a November victory -- which still seems likely, despite the worst jobs number by an incumbent since FDR, and a Middle East that resembles the 1979 mess enabled by Jimmy Carter -- it still might be market-positive.

James Carter IV Got Tired Of His Grandfather Being A Romney Punchline

It was Jimmy Carter’s grandson who put a severe dent in the Romney campaign. Carter, a freelance researcher, had been trolling the Internet for damaging videos and quickly realized the fund-raiser clip was his chance to get even with Romney for assaults on his family… Jimmy Carter reveled in the discovery. Show More Summary

Is Obama Being Carterized?

Obama in 2012 is often compared to Jimmy Carter in 1980. Yet we might forget that the crisis with Iran for much of 1980, even despite the failed April rescue effort, helped Carter, who chose to play statesman secluded in the Rose Garden to deflect the bad news from the awful “misery index” economy. Show More Summary

Republicans pretend George Bush was never president while using Jimmy Carter to attack Barack Obama

Republicans would love it if they could convince everybody that Jimmy Carter was the worst president of the 20th century and that Barack Obama is even worse than Carter. To prove it, they've taken Carter's critical words from more than three decades ago in an attempt to describe current economic conditions. Show More Summary

Jeb Bush On Economy: Look, Over There!

Um, correct me if I'm wrong, but aren't these the same people who are still blaming Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton and even FDR for everything? President Obama often reminds voters of the dire economic conditions he inherited from the previous president's administration, but President George W. Show More Summary

Jason Hanson: Detroit Lions Kicker Still Doing It, 20 Years Later

It’s fitting, really, that the Detroit Lions, lovers of tumult for decades, should have stability at a position that doesn’t even really qualify as a football player. Since Jimmy Carter was president, the Lions have employed two full-time place kickers. Show More Summary

You know you're in trouble when . . . .

Not even Jimmy Cartercan stomach the Obamaforeign policy. Lots of GOPers like the narrative that President Barack Obama will be the second coming of Jimmie Carter, a one-term president pretty much rejected and reviled by his own party the moment he is out of office.That's low. Show More Summary

We’ve Reached the Penultimate Jimmy Carter Moment of the Obama Presidency

Chris Cillizza made me laugh out loud last evening when I read his column, which opens with a question: “Is it possible for a president — any president — to succeed in the modern world of politics?” There is nothing new under the sun, including this question. On January 19, 2010, I wrote about the ungovernability of the American Republic. Show More Summary

Mitt Romney Moves From Talking Down Jimmy Carter To Talking Up Bill Clinton

3 years agoNews : Mediaite

Presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney has taken to offering voters history lessons about recent presidents as of late, first noting that "even Jimmy Carter" -- perhaps our most leporiphobic former president -- would have give the...Show More Summary

Fallows: Mitt, You're No Jimmy Carter

James Fallows: Mitt Romney informs us that the raid that took out Osama bin Laden one year ago was no big deal, because "even Jimmy Carter would have given that order." Grrrrr.... Jimmy Carter is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy who spent 10 years in the uniformed service of his country. Show More Summary

First Thoughts: Obama, Romney spar on bin Laden:

The bin Laden political football … Romney says even Jimmy Carter would have made the call. Reminder: Carter did, and it doomed his presidency. … Romney disagreed with Obama in 2007 … Dems drive a message for another week … ‘Swiss Bank Accounts&rs …

Morning Must Reads: Growl

The Seals could hurt Obama in the end. James Fallows growls at Romney’s “even Jimmy Carter” line. A new task for Obama field workers this cycle: accounting for voter ID laws. How to assess Romney’s small-donor problem. They’ve called in the genealogists in Massachusetts. Robert Draper on the freshmen. Washington’s apostasy payoff. And the Smithsonian [...]

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MSNBC's Schultz and Wolffe Fret Over Romney 'Cheap Shot' at Jimmy Carter

On Monday's The Ed Show on MSNBC, as host Ed Schultz and MSNBC political analyst Richard Wolffe - formerly of Newsweek - discussed Mitt Romney's crack on President Obama that even President Carter would have had the sense to order the...Show More Summary

Romney wants to Fight Whole Muslim World, not Concentrate on Bin Laden

Mitt Romney said Monday that of course he would have taken out Bin Laden and that ‘even Jimmy Carter would have made that call.’ Since Jimmy Carter ordered a brave and risky but failed military mission into Iran, that was a cheap shot on the part of someone who has never had anything to do [...]

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