Conservative Washington Post columnist Jennifer Rubin has been pretty tough in her columns about the conservatives in the media who have gone soft on Donald Trump. That culminated in an amazing segment with Bill O’Reilly tonight. See, O’Reilly was upset about literally this one line in something she wrote weeks ago: “Trump should do interviews […]
Here’s Jennifer Rubin in today’s WaPo: Claims of massive fraud and efforts to discredit the election system are preposterous on their face, but injurious to our democratic system. Long before Trump arrived on the scene Republicans helped manufacture an environment … Continue reading ?
With the first presidential debate just hours away, Greg Sargent of The Plum Line and Right Turn’s Jennifer Rubin joined us on Facebook Live to talk about what the candidates need to do to “win” on Monday — from Hillary Clinton’s imperative to “be humanlike” to Donald Trump’s challenge to master his first one-on-one matchup. Show More Summary
Here are a couple of links of interest from the news today:Damn. When Jennifer Rubin starts excoriating people for not being fair to Hillary Clinton, you know it's gotten bad: "Hillary Clinton is another Colin Powell victim."This is so fucked up: "Wells Fargo & Co. Show More Summary
Jennifer Rubin, Washington Post: What [Donald] Trump and many on the far right fail to understand is that Trump's bigoted rhetoric, lack of familiarity with minority communities and demonization of immigrants have negative consequences far beyond the groups he is speaking about. Show More Summary
(Paul Mirengoff) When American women achieve notable success in athletics it’s never long before precincts of the feminist left attribute the success to the federal government. Now, following the 2016 Olympics, Jennifer Rubin, the house...Show More Summary
Substituting for allegedly right-leaning columnist David Brooks on Friday's PBS NewsHour, Washington Post columnist Jennifer Rubin repeated a smear from the left against Breitbart News linking the conservative group and its former executive...Show More Summary
The Iran “ransom” deal that the Inquisitr reported on yesterday had raised ire within the Republican Party and in a growing faction of the media, with the Washington Post‘s Jennifer Rubin recently offering an exposé at how the deal is being viewed domestically and abroad. Show More Summary
(Paul Mirengoff) Jennifer Rubin, whose “Right Turn” space at the Washington Post seems reserved lately for attacks on Donald Trump, finds “problematic” last night’s “Make America Safe Again” theme at the GOP convention. The most consistent anti-Trump voices in the party, she notes, have been foreign policy conservatives. Show More Summary
An open letter to John Cochrane and Jennifer Rubin Dear John Cochrane and Jennifer Rubin, I read with interest your column, Jennifer, which led me to your chapter, John, in Blueprint for America on trade and immigration. I have studied the history of the lump-of-labor fallacy claim for nearly 20 years and have have published several […]
(Paul Mirengoff) Jennifer Rubin is the author of “Right Turn,” a conservative space in the Washington Post. Some on the right question whether Rubin is a conservative, but I don’t I believe I ever have. I was surprised, therefore, by Rubin’s latest offering. Show More Summary
SENATE REPORT: STATE DEPARTMENT FUNDED EFFORT TO OVERTHROW NETANYAHU. As Jennifer Rubin adds at the Washington Post, “Netanyahu survived the election, of course, and Obama will not face the voters again. Nevertheless, the report won’t help the unprecedentedly antagonistic relationship between the U.S.’s and Israel’s elected leaders. Show More Summary
Regular Crooks and Liars readers know that Jennifer Rubin has long been a defender of the Republican lie machine. Here are just a few headlines we've used here at C&L about Jennifer: Jennifer Rubin Falsely Claims Obama Never Mentioned...Show More Summary
By Jennifer Rubin Since the 1960s, Republicans have had to battle against liberal elites’ accusations that the GOP is exclusionary, anti-immigrant, uninterested in the fate of minorities and downright racist because the party rejected top-down welfare state programs, opposed race-based quotas and did not have a lot of national nonwhite leaders. That changed somewhat under [...]Show More Summary
"It’s understandable that social conservatives are frustrated" by Donald Trump, writes Washington Post columnist Jennifer Rubin, "but attacks on Libertarian Party nominee Gary Johnson verge on comical." Nebraska state Sen. Laura Ebke...Show More Summary
By Jennifer Rubin It has not gone unnoticed that Hillary Clinton is reaching out to independents and any “thoughtful Republican.” How could she enhance her chances? 1) She should empathize with them. These are people in the party of Lincoln who’ve seen their party hijacked by a...
The Washington Post's Jennifer Rubin breaks up with the GOP for being too crass, stupid, and angry. Maybe she is libertarian-curious?
By Jennifer Rubin Breitbart, the rightwing Web site that has served as a cheering section for Donald Trump’s campaign (even going so far as to smear its own reporter, Michele Fields, who accused Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski of manhandling her), created a firestorm in social media...
Anyone who's spent much time reading the Washington Post's designated conservative blogger Jennifer Rubin, or dealt with her (as I have) in media appearances, knows her as one of the most intensely partisan writers of an intensely partisan era. Her devotion to Mitt Romney during the 2012 presidential cycle was ... More »
And now back to convention speculation. Jennifer Rubin writes about just how far-fetched Kasich’s nomination is. Let’s say that neither Trump nor Cruz can get a majority of delegates, and that the delegates start judging the candidates based on their electability. Show More Summary