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Surprisingly Civil Benghazi Hearing

Dana Milbank registers surprise at the civility of House Benghazi hearings in The Washington Post. When Trey Gowdy got the job to run the House’s new Benghazi select committee, there was good reason to fear bad things. Gowdy, a former prosecutor, was known for theatrical outbursts in hearings, rank partisanship and a fascination with Benghazi [...]

Dana Milbank On St. Louis Grand Jury: How You Can Tell The Fix Is In

Dana Milbank in the Washington Post points out the peculiar way the St. Louis grand jury is looking into Michael Brown's death: October is when a grand jury is expected to decide whether to indict the white police officer, Darren Wilson, who killed an unarmed black teenager by firing at least six bullets into him. Show More Summary

Why does America get fooled into thinking elite insiders are actually outsiders?

Chuck Todd, the new host of Meet The Press, seems like a regular guy. He's likable, normal, one of us. This has as much to do with perception as reality. As The Washington Post's Dana Milbank recently noted, "Todd has been a Washington...Show More Summary

No One Should Get Basic Rights Until Dana Milbank is Allowed to Break Traffic Laws

One of the greatest disgraces in this country is that the over 600,000 people living in Washington D.C. are denied enfranchisement. They can't vote for Congress or set their own laws without Congressional approval. Yet apparently Dana...Show More Summary

Dana Milbank Joins Parade Of WaPo Hysterics Over Social Security And Medicare

Dean Baker has posted on this more completely and effectively than I shall do here (and his url is so long on this one, I shall not link directly, sorry), but I simply want to throw in my two cents completely supporting him on this.Show More Summary

CBO Projects Lower Deficits: Dana Milbank Derides Politicians for Not Having the Courage to Kick Old People in the Face

Folks who are not DC insiders might think it would take courage to stand up to the rich people who have done so well (and caused so much harm) over the last three decades. Or, we might think it would take courage to standup to nonsense...Show More Summary

Dana Milbank Reveals the Liberal Strategy to Replace America

You don’t have to read between the lines regarding the Left’s plans for America. Mouthpieces for the same liberal media establishment that put Obama in power will state quite openly that they want America replaced by a different country populated by different people. Establishment mouthpiece Dana Milbank sneeringly quotes Rep. Show More Summary

WaPo’s Dana Milbank: Obama’s 39% Approval Rating Isn’t That Bad Considering How Miserable America Is [Video]

Washington Post columnist Dana Milbank commented Wednesday that President Obama’s low approval ratings don’t look so bad when compared with how miserable America is right now, adding that Obama’s golf outings aren’t helping matters. Milbank appeared on MSNBC’s Morning Joe on Wednesday to discuss what co-host Joe Scarborough called Obama’s “stubbornness,” and how that was […]

Dana Milbank: America 'Miserable' Under 'Stubborn' Obama

On Wednesday's "Morning Joe" on MSNBC, The Washington Post's Dana Milbank took a subtle jab at Obama, saying, “Considering how miserable all of America is, a 39 percent approval rating actually isn’t that bad. Milbank also took a swipe...Show More Summary

Milbank: Obama More Passionate About Playing Golf Than Pushing His Agenda

President Obama is more "forceful" and "stubborn" about playing golf than he is about pushing through his policy agenda. That was Dana Milbank's take on today's Morning Joe. As Joe Scarborough described it, earlier this week the normally...Show More Summary

Dana Milbank Channeling Breitbart?

We'd hate to think we're overly, or unnecessarily critical of Barack Obama here at Breitbart. But then, who needs to be when former First Lady and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is busy denouncing his foreign policy and the Washington...Show More Summary

Dana Milbank duffs it: Another D.C. pundit obsesses over Obama’s golf game

Milbank complains that the president is golfing too much, and offers a master class on lazy August punditry

Should the President go on vacation?

There's war in the Middle East — as ever — and illegal immigration seems to be proceeding apace — as usual. Dana Milbank seems to disapprove. Should the President go on vacation? No. Stay in the White House and work for us until your term is over. Show More Summary

Obama Vacations As The World Burns

Hey, don’t blame me for the headline: blame either Dana Milbank or a Washington Post editor for it, as Milbank notes that the optics of Obama playing golf and vacationing are not particularly good (Washington Post) President Obama must...Show More Summary

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Pretzel logic edition

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Dana Milbank looks at what passes for logic in the House. After conservatives on Thursday brought down House Speaker John Boehner’s bill to address the border crisis, the new House Republican leadership team issued a joint statementShow More Summary

Milbank: GOP Upending of Reason

Dana Milbank is getting intellectual whiplash from Republican switcheroos in The Washington Post. Just the day before, House Republicans had voted to sue Obama for using his executive authority. They called him lawless, a usurper, a monarch, a tyrant — all for postponing deadlines in the implementation of Obamacare. Now they were begging him to [...]

WashPost’s Dana Milbank Blames North Carolina GOP For Woman’s Death

On July 1, a local hospital in Belhaven, North Carolina closed its doors in part because the state legislature opposed the expansion of Medicaid. Since its closure, the liberal media rallied behind the town’s mayor Adam O’Neal, who has...Show More Summary

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Hope you had a good time edition

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Ross Douthat on the right of parents to ignore their kids... Nicholas Kristof says nothing using a couple of thousand words... Nate Cohn on the role black voters may play this cycle... Dana Milbank thinks Elizabeth Warren knows too much to be president... Show More Summary

On Obama lawsuit, Boehner should listen to Justice Scalia

Dana Milbank does his usual masterful job highlighting the ridiculousness of yesterday’s House Rules Committee hearing on Speaker John Boehner’s resolution seeking authorization to sue President Obama for allegedly failing to follow the Constitution in delaying the employer mandate of the health-care law. Milbank called it “an amateur hour — or an amateur five hours.” […]

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