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Karl Rove Runs Interference For Chris Christie Amid NFL Playoff Scandal

Fox News contributor and Republican strategist Karl Rove attempted to deflect attention from the latest ethical controversy facing New Jersey Governor Chris Christie by reviving a false smear of Hillary Clinton that was debunked years...Show More Summary

The First Person Jeb Bush Followed on Twitter Was Karl Rove

Former Florida Republican Gov. Jeb Bush is running for president. (Maybe.) But just how much does he have in common with his brother, George W.? His Twitter page might offer a clue. The first human Jeb followed on Twitter was none other than his brother's former deputy chief of staff—Fox News analyst Karl Rove. Show More Summary

Our Waterboarding Wasn’t Torture Because Feet Were Elevated

Karl Rove’s desperate attempt to rationalize torture techniques is ludicrous and laughable. In an interview on Fox News Sunday, host Chris Wallace pointed out that the Senate Intelligence Committee report on the CIA’s use of torture had revealed techniques including a “series of near drownings,” sleep deprivation, and unnecessary “rectal feedings.” “Isn’t that torture by [...]

Karl Rove explains why CIA waterboarding wasn't torture

Karl Rove says waterboarding can be considered torture — but not in the way the CIA used it. Critics have pointed out that the U.S. prosecuted and hanged Japanese soldiers who waterboarded American troops in World War II; Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) made that point Sunday on Face the Nation. Show More Summary

Rove Defends CIA's Use of Rectal Feeding Tubes

On "Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace," former President George W. Bush’s political adviser, Karl Rove, defended the Central Intelligence Agency’s use of rectal feeding tubes. Rove said, "First of all, lets get the rectal feedings out. Show More Summary

Karl Rove: CIA waterboarding not torture because victims don’t totally drown with raised legs

8 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Republican strategist and former senior advisor to President George W. Bush argued on Sunday that the CIA’s use of waterboarding on detainees could not be considered torture because it was “designed” to let the victim live. In an interview on Fox News Sunday, host Chris Wallace...

Karl Rove and Fox News’ worst nightmare: White males, the changing South and the truth about demographics and Democrats

White males drove GOP's midterm wins. But dig deep into population changes and there's a very different story

GOP Squirms at Release of CIA Torture Report, Warns of ‘Violence’ (So Why Did They Torture?)

9 months agoNews : Truthdig

The Senate report is due out this week and is already the object of a Karl Rove style disinformation campaign by former President George W. Bush and others.

Assange’s Revenge…served cold…and at Ikea.

Karl Rove is gonna be so mad…it is after all undoubtedly part of Sweden’s plan for global domination. Whistleblower Edward Snowden received several standing ovations in the Swedish parliament after being given the Right Livelihood award for his revelations of the scale of state surveillance. Snowden, who is in exile in Russia, addressed the parliament [...]

The Race to Be Hillary’s Karl Rove

9 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

Bereft of a competitive 2016 primary, Democrats are backing candidates for Clinton campaign manager. How the top three—Obama-style, classic Clinton, true left—would shape her run.

Open Thread: Dance of the Sugarplum Patsies

Under the “I read these idiots so you don’t have to” rubric, Jonathan Bernstein at Bloomberg View: The Republican presidential field just gets bigger and bigger. Three early-look lists last week — compiled by Karl Rove, by Politico’s Mike Allen and by conservative talk-show host Steve Deace — identified 26 candidates in total. Show More Summary

Even Karl Rove Supports Prohibiting Federal Funds for Executive Amnesty

After Democrats got trounced in the midterms, in large part because Americans disapproved of President Barack Obama's forthcoming executive amnesty, even establishment GOP consultant Karl Rove argued that Republicans in Congress should use "every tool available" to stop Obama's unilateral amnesty. Show More Summary

Fox News' Bizarre Election Night Coverage: 'Campaign Cowboys'

As Republicans were trouncing the Democrats during Tuesday night's midterm election, Fox News went into full on celebration mode in a very oddball manor. Karl Rove was humiliated two years ago after he refused to concede when Fox News had called Ohio for Obama, but not this night. Show More Summary

Fox News Busts Out the 'Campaign Cowboys' to Celebrate Calling GOP Wave

Tuesday night at the end of their campaign coverage Fox News Channel, political analysts Chris Wallace, Karl Rove, and Joe Trippi celebrated their actuate predictions on the republican victories but wearing cowboy hats and kerchiefs and calling there little group the "Campaign Cowboys." Follow Pam Key on Twitter @pamkeyNEN

Chris Wallace, Rove Appear On-Air in Cowboy Hats Because Fck It

10 months agoNews : Mediaite

It's after midnight, the biggest midterm news got called already, so fck it, why not appear in cowboy hats on live TV? And that's exactly what Chris Wallace, Karl Rove, and Joe Trippi did on Fox News tonight, literally just for the hell of it.

WATCH: Megyn Kelly Again Takes That Long Walk to Fox’s Decision Desk

10 months agoNews : Mediaite

Remember in 2012, when Megyn Kelly had to walk down the Fox News hallway to the decision desk to check Karl Rove's numbers? Well, Kelly made that same walk again tonight during midterms coverage.

Mystery Man Buys Kentucky for the GOP

10 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

With the help of secret donors and a sketchy ‘social welfare’ nonprofit, Karl Rove’s old crony has purchased 12,000 ads to save Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Will it work?

The Insiders: Things are better for Republicans than Karl Rove dreamed

As Insiders readers know, in politics, what is supposed to happen tends to happen. In a Wall Street Journal op-ed in May 2013, “The GOP sets its sights on the Senate in 2014,” no less than Karl Rove analyzed the likelihood that Republicans would take back the Senate majority in the 2014 midterm elections. Largely […]

Louie Gohmert: Wendy Davis’ Divorce Proves You Can’t Trust Her

I’m sure Rep. Louis Gohmert would say the same about Rush Limbaugh, Karl Rove, et al. During an interview with Newsmax today, the Texas Congressman said that voters shouldn’t trust state senator and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis because she has been divorced. Because he knows stuff. Right Wing Watch reports: When host Ed Berliner asked [...]

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