NOTE: This is a replacement column for the vacationing Eugene Robinson. Due to a technical issue that is being resolved, it’s running under his byline on the overall page. Conservatives hold John Boehner hostage by Dana Milbank Washington Post Writers Group Columnist WASHINGTON — For the first time in 105 years, a speaker of the [...]Show More Summary
NOTE: This is a replacement column for Eugene Robinson. Due to a technical matter it is under his byline on the main page. Putting a Senate bully in his place by Dana Milbank Washington Post Writers Group Columnist WASHINGTON — Who’s afraid of big, bad Ted Cruz? Not Lamar Alexander. The Tennessee Republican went on [...]Show More Summary
Washington forgets the art of friendship by Dana Milbank Washington Post Writers Group Columnist WASHINGTON — Bob Dole, now 92 and in a wheelchair, made a rare return visit to Congress on Monday to celebrate this week’s 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act — the sort of big bipartisan triumph of yore that [...]Show More Summary
Dana Milbank at The Washington Post looks back that the ADA and points out that such a compromise bill would be impossible to pass with today's Republican party: There are several reasons for the decline in Washington’s functionality,...Show More Summary
ANALOGIZING UNIONS TO COMMUNISTS: Dana Milbank at the Washington Post draws an amusing (even if unintended) parallel in his latest column, “Why Scott Walker is so dangerous.” This is the essence of Walker’s appeal — and why he is so dangerous. He is not as outrageous as Donald Trump and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.), but his technique […]
NPR: Kenyans like to tweet. A lot. The report "How Africa Tweets" says Nairobi is "the most active East African city on Twitter. Dana Milbank: This is the essence of Walker’s appeal — and why he is so dangerous. He is not as outrageous...Show More Summary
DANA MILBANK: Clinton And Obama Are On The Wrong Side Of History. Well…
I'm growing increasingly weary of the kind of political analysis exemplified most recently by Dana Milbank. He takes a look at some recent polling that suggests more people are identifying...
On Friday, Washington Post columnist Dana Milbank published a piece entitled "Antiabortion Advocates Have a Logic Problem," becoming the latest in an exceptionally long line of commentators to criticize the pro-life movement for placing too much emphasis on anti-abortion legislation, and for not being more contraceptive-friendly.
On Friday, Washington Post columnist Dana Milbank published a piece entitled “Antiabortion Advocates Have a Logic Problem,” becoming the latest in an exceptionally long line of commentators to criticize the pro-life movement for placing too much emphasis on anti-abortion legislation, and for not being more contraceptive-friendly. Show More Summary
In a Friday column, the Washington Post's Dana Milbank again misquoted a conservative, where he attacked pro-lifers for not being "on the right side of logic" for opposing abortion, but not supporting "contraceptives [which] would seriously...Show More Summary
Dana Milbank wants the Supreme Court to go along with the Obama administration’s rewriting of the Obamacare law by redefining the term “judicial activism.” It is, admittedly, a term that has been used in different ways. Some people use...Show More Summary
We begin today's roundup with Dana Milbank at The Washington Post, who examines the GOP's minority outreach strategy: [RNC chairman] Priebus redoubled the party’s efforts to reach minorities after the 2012 election, in which President Obama took 93 percent of the black vote. Show More Summary
“The overwhelming majority of Christian conservatives are upstanding Americans … Surely there is a way for Republican office-seekers to appeal to them without wooing the most extreme.” – Dana Milbank................................................................... Washington Post columnist
Dana Milbank asks the really pertinent Duggar question: why was every GOP candidate fawning over these people to begin with? Rick Santorum no longer digs the Duggars.... Santorum’s response contrasts dramatically with that of another 2016 contender, Mike Huckabee, who enjoyed the Duggars’ support in his 2008 bid but didn’t run in 2012. Show More Summary
Dana Milbank writes in the Washington Post that Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul is "clearly separating himself from the rest of the GOP," with a new book, titled "Taking a Stand," that was released this week.
Dana Milbank says Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) has a problem: “He isn’t running for the Democratic nomination. And though Paul may think his Republican Party’s brand sucks, the primary voters don’t necessarily share his view that the party is too [...]
Dana Milbank: Her advisers claim campaign-finance reforms will be at the top of her agenda, a sensible choice because of the deep resentment in the populace toward a political system rigged in favor of the wealthy. But she gives supporters … Continue reading ?
We begin today's roundup with The Washington Post's Dana Milbank who likens the GOP 2016 primary race to a clown car: In the oversold Republican primary situation, a candidate is likeliest to get attention when there’s a screw-up, such...Show More Summary
Dana Milbank, Washington Post: Let's suppose you are trying to bring a friend around to your point of view. Would you tell her she's emotional, illogical, outdated and not very smart? Would you complain that he's being dishonest, fabricating...Show More Summary