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Larry Klayman’s legal massacre

Larry Klayman’s legal massacre by Dana Milbank Washington Post Writers Group WASHINGTON — Larry Klayman is losing again. The conservative gadfly, who has been suing presidents for years with little success, was back in court Monday morning, this time representing Joe Arpaio, the Arizona sheriff famous for his immigration crackdowns, who wants President Obama’s immigration [...]Show More Summary

Dana Milbank and the Bias of Centrism

To argue that Elizabeth Warren is the left equivalent of Jim DeMint, one must exhibit no interest in the substance of politics.

How to power-vault modestly.

I'm reading the headline of the new Dana Milbank column out loud to Meade:ME: "Elizabeth Warren is not the left’s Ted Cruz. She is the left’s Jim DeMint." What does that even mean?MEADE: Who is Jim DeMint?ME: I know.It's not that we don't know anything about Jim DeMint. Show More Summary

Dana Milbank Says a Lucky Rich Kid From Facebook Destroyed a Liberal Institution

2 weeks agoNews : Truthdig

USV(CC-BY) The New Republic is 100 years old, but it may be dead. TNR alum Dana Milbank says Chris Hughes, who bought the magazine at age 28, killed it. “Hughes is no [Walter] Lippmann,” Milbank writes. “He’s a callow man who accidentally...Show More Summary

Wednesday Morning Open Thread

(Tom Toles via Speaking of the “art” of making threats, Dana Milbank looks at the latest Tea Party tantrums and says that “Obama has already won the immigration fight“: Among the many ways Republican members of Congress...Show More Summary

Follow The Leader: Explaining The Efforts Of President Obama

Give our elite political media a warm meme and they'll wallow in it forever like elephants in a mudhole -- or, more accurately, like dinosaurs in a tar pit, stuck forever. Comes now Dana Milbank, working Ron Fournier's side of the street, chiding the...

Is Obama Bold Enough For You Now?

3 weeks agoUS Politics / Liberal : Tapped

Remember when the problem everyone had with Barack Obama was how passive he was? In late October, Charles Krauthammer lamented Obama's "observer presidency with its bewildered-bystander pose." Dana Milbank agreed that "The real problem...Show More Summary

DANA MILBANK: With Chuck Hagel’s departure, Obama is turning into George W. Bush. Most of Bush’s…

DANA MILBANK: With Chuck Hagel’s departure, Obama is turning into George W. Bush. Most of Bush’s flaws, none of his virtues. Plus: “Obama went on at great length about the ‘class and integrity’ of the ‘great friend’ he was pushing out the door, praising Hagel for everything from drawing down U.S. forces in Afghanistan to […]

The environmental movement is not the Tea Party of the left

The Washington Post’s Dana Milbank asserts that enviros are taking the same uncompromising attitude toward moderate Democrats that Tea Partiers take toward moderate Republicans. He's wrong.

Obamacare Death Panel Found

Taegan Goddard points to Dana Milbank who found out where the death panel is located. It has nine members and it operates out of a marble building directly across the street from the Capitol.When the Supreme Court on Friday announced that it would take up another challenge to the Affordable Care Act in March, it [...]

Milbank: Obama Post-Election Executive Amnesty 'Pointless,' Will Start War in DC

Friday on Newsmax TV's "The Steve Malzberg Show," left-leaning Washington Post columnist Dana Milbank said it is pointless for President Barack Obama to take executive action on immigration now because he will only enrage the Republicans...Show More Summary

Dana Milbank Doesn't Remember the 2006 Election

It's too bad that the Post's political columnist Dana Milbank does not have a very good memory. He devoted his column to complaining that President Obama didn't offer any change in course yesterday, unlike President Bush after the Republicans lost Congress in 2006. Show More Summary

Milbank: Tea Party 'Spreading Like Ebola in West Africa'

Washington Post columnist Dana Milbank declared that the Tea Party is “spreading like Ebola in West Africa” on Wednesday’s “Laura Ingraham Show.” Ingraham and Milbank joked about earlier comments by Milbank regarding the Tea Party “virus”...Show More Summary


STUFF LIKE THIS REVEALS A LOT ABOUT HOW LEFTIES ACTUALLY THINK: Dana Milbank: Why would GOP want Secret Service to protect Obama? Remember all the Bush assassination-fantasies? They weren’t jokes.

We Shall Not Be Moved. Unless There's a Democrat in the White House.

David Boaz Dana Milbank reports in the Washington Post: The anti-Obama left was out in force. All 22 of them. As the president stood on the South Lawn to announce the bombing campaign in Syria, liberal demonstrators gathered on Pennsylvania Avenue on the other side of the White House to protest the man they thought was their ally…. “If George W. Show More Summary

White Leftists Say Obama Gets Away With War-Mongering Because He’s Black

Guest post by Kristinn Taylor Protests against Bush’s wars (Wikipedia) The Washington Post’s Dana Milbank reported on a small ‘antiwar’ protest held at the White House Tuesday that buried racist observations by white leftist activists who said Obama is getting … Continue reading ?

GOP Congressman's Unexpected Benghazi Twist

Dana Milbank, 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.... But when the South Carolina Republican chaired his panel's first public hearing Wednesday, Gowdy did something completely unexpected: He played it straight. Show More Summary

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

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