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If only these things worked. Dana Milbank says the TPP is just as bad as you think it is. And Elizabeth Warren? Well... No, President Obama, Elizabeth Warren isn’t wrong. Obama told MSNBC’s Chris Matthews on Tuesday that the populist...Show More Summary

GOP Congressman Dares Cite Jesus, Which Is Inflammatory Or Something

It’s also all part of the coming GOP Theocracy or something. So says the Washington Post’s Dana Milbank, who apparently needed to write a click-bait op-ed Republicans again appeal to

"I think you see the Scooby-Doo van if you're a Democrat and you say 'ruh roh,'" said Dana Milbank...

... on "Face the Nation" this morning. The subject was that it's a big problem for Democrats that there are no other candidates. And this was right after an interview with Martin O'Malley. Milbank's comment on O'Malley was: [I]n that interview he was hardly challenging Hillary at all. Show More Summary

Milbank Suggests Schieffer Should Run for Dem Nomination

Sure, it was tongue in cheek. But still, it revealed an underlying truth... On today's Face the Nation, when Bob Schieffer wondered why the Dems have fielded only one presidential candidate, the Washington Post's Dana Milbank responded...Show More Summary

Pop goes the Democratic Party

Pop goes the Democratic Party by Dana Milbank Washington Post Writers Group WASHINGTON — It was another one of those rallies on Capitol Hill where lawmakers line up to take shots at the Obama administration. But this time the lawmakers were all Democrats. A quartet of senators and a dozen members of the House took [...]Show More Summary

Wednesday Morning Open Thread

(Tom Toles via On to the GOP’s Tax Day Special, per Dana Milbank, as “Republicans push for a permanent aristocracy“: Give credit to Republicans in Congress. They’ve discovered, belatedly, that income inequality is a problem, and they’re no longer proposing to give tax breaks to the wealthiest 2 percent of Americans. Now they [Read more...]

The Willful Ignorance of Dana Milbank

(John Hinderaker) As issues of potentially world-altering significance are being debated in connection with Iran’s nuclear weapons program, you can count on one constant: liberals will dodge the real issues while trying to score petty political points against Republicans. Show More Summary

‘Do US Jews need a Jewish state for our safety?’ debate begins in wake of Netanyahu victory

Washington Post columnist Dana Milbank writes an important piece saying that Israel needs to exist because his daughter might some day need to be hidden from Nazis in the U.S. This belief, at the core of US Zionism, needs to be deba...

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up

Dana Milbank wonders if Israel has seen its last democratic election. Eleven years ago, I carried my infant daughter into a synagogue basement and plunged her tiny body, head to toe, underwater.... Making sure she is Jewish in the eyes of the Jewish state gives me peace of mind. Show More Summary

WashPost's Dana Milbank: GOP Iran Letter Is 'Unprecedented' by Number of Signers

Liberal journalists have come up with an unconvincing new spin on how the open letter signed by 47 Senate Republicans to the leaders of Iran is "unprecedented." It's because 47 politicians signed it. So every time Sen. Tom Cotton talked...Show More Summary

Abbreviated pundit roundup: GOP letter on Iran backfires, roundly criticized

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

The letter from 47 Republican Senators on Iran is receiving a scathing response coast to coast. We begin with Dana Milbank's take on the matter: It’s true that 47 Republican senators did their level best to bring us closer to war by writing a letter to Iran’s mullahs, attempting to scuttle nuclear talks with the United States. Show More Summary

Will Clinton turn out to have been the weakest — least desirable — candidate?

Will Clinton turn out to have been the weakest — least desirable — candidate? I think she could well be. The Washington Post’s Dana Milbank cruised a meeting of the International Association of Firefighters a few days ago in the capitol, and he encountered 10 Democratic candidates, not including Hillary Clinton who was, um, busy. [...]Show More Summary


WELL, IF THE THREAT OF SOCIAL UPHEAVAL IS ALL IT TAKES TO SWING THE SUPREME COURT, THEN I’M PREPARED TO DO SOME UPHEAVIN’: Unintentional self-parody alert: Dana Milbank predicts “social upheaval” if the USSC rules against Obamacare. Didn’t lynch mobs once make similar threats when it looked like black defendants might get acquitted?

Thursday Morning News Dump

Politifact And Me Our Illiberal Immigration Policy Leads To Chaos What Happens To You Immediately After You Graduate From College Food-Police Fatigue Dana Milbank Is A Douchebag When Are Reporters Going To Ask Hillary Questions? Voters Wary Of Promises...

FROM ANN ALTHOUSE, an old-fashioned Fisking of the hapless Dana Milbank. “And you’d be a better man…

FROM ANN ALTHOUSE, an old-fashioned Fisking of the hapless Dana Milbank. “And you’d be a better man, Dana Milbank, if you didn’t pose as if you were saying something nice about Scott Walker and inviting him to a higher level of civil discourse.” The list of things that would make Dana Milbank a better man […]

Will Media Apologize for Calling Scott Walker an Un-American Racist Dictator?

Liberal journalists from CBS’s Norah O’Donnell to the Washington Post’s Dana Milbank have questioned Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker for not rejecting Rudy Giuliani’s comments about Barack Obama’s patriotism and for his response to a “gotcha” question about the President’s faith. Show More Summary

WashPost's Milbank Comes Unglued Over Walker Failing to Answer If Obama's a Christian

Washington Post columnist Dana Milbank came positively unglued in Tuesday’s newspaper. He tweeted out this attack on Scott Walker: “Can we be sure Scott Walker isn't a eunuch, Klansman, ISIS sleeper cell or IBS sufferer?” Like otherShow More Summary

ANN ALTHOUSE, RESPONDING TO DANA MILBANK: Non-Wisconsinites, I need to explain something about Scot…

ANN ALTHOUSE, RESPONDING TO DANA MILBANK: Non-Wisconsinites, I need to explain something about Scott Walker to you that you are missing. “Those of you who think that he’s a neophyte, that he hasn’t yet learned how to step up to answering a question. You don’t get it. You are a neophyte. You haven’t yet learned […]

WashPost's Milbank Accuses Walker of Giuliani-Related 'Cowardice'

In his Friday Washington Post column, Dana Milbank accused Scott Walker of "cowardice" which "ought to disqualify him as a serious presidential contender." Walker's alleged "cowardice" was his failure to disown the following remark made...Show More Summary

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: The Test

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Dana Milbank shows how the latest GOP contender has already demonstrated that he is not The One. What Rudy Giuliani did this week was stupid. What Scott Walker did ought to disqualify him as a serious presidential contender. As the world...Show More Summary

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