@EWErickson, in other words? RT @PrototypeCube: #CPACStrawPollWinner 380 pounds of mashed potatoes poured into a wetsuit — billmon (@billmon1) March 9, 2014 “Bring out the Hellmouth, and bring out the BEST!” Dana Milbank, in the Washington...Show More Summary
This morning in punditry... Maureen Dowd talks down to the president, and Congress, and everyone... Ruth Marcus righteously kicks Dowd's butt... both Dana Milbank and Ross Douthat are at CPAC, but seeing somewhat different conventions... Show More Summary
House Democrats issued a strongly worded motion condemning Rep. Darrell Issa for his thuggish behavior. If you haven’t heard about it already, Dana Milbank provides detailed account of what happened yesterday at the House Oversight and Government Reform panel at which Issa made goons seem genteel. Joan Walsh provides some information I did not know: […]
(Paul Mirengoff) Dana Milbank, the Clown Prince of the Washington Post, argues that conservatives are inconsistent when they accuse President Obama both of grabbing power domestically and being ineffectual on the international front....Show More Summary
Dana Milbank, Washington Post: President Obama is such a weak strongman. What's more, he is a feeble dictator and a timid tyrant. That, at any rate, is Republicans' critique of him. With Russia's invasion of Ukraine, Obama's critics pivoted seamlessly from complaining about his overreach to fretting that he is being too cautious. Show More Summary
Dana Milbank looks at the Republican perception of President Obama: President Obama is such a weak strongman. What’s more, he is a feeble dictator and a timid tyrant. That, at any rate, is Republicans’ critique of him. With Russia’sShow More Summary
(The Guardian): "Don't listen to Obama's Ukraine critics: he's not 'losing' – and it's not his fight" (Dana Milbank): "Obama, the feckless tyrant" (Reuters): "German foreign minister against excluding Russia from G8" (New York Times): "McConnell vows a Senate in working order, if he is given control" (The Hill): "Boehner: I'll run for Speaker again"
Yesterday’s hearing on legislative and executive powers before the Judiciary Committee has generally a great deal of media and blog discussion. However, one of the more curious takes was written by Dana Milbank of the Washington Post. Entitled “Activism on the Court? GOP Wants To Be The Judge,” the article portrays the hearing as a […]
(Walt Handelsman via GoComics.com) Dana Milbank finds the Republicans revolting, or in revolt, or something: … It’s perhaps a sign of progress that the House Republicans are now focusing on suing Obama rather than impeaching him, which was discussed at an earlier meeting of the committee. But if they weren’t talking much about the “I-word,” [Read more...]
What you think of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) depends on who you believe. Is the freshman senator on an “ego trip,” putting himself before country (Dana Milbank, The Washington Post), or is he standing on his principles (Cruz’s conservative...Show More Summary
Dana Milbank listens in as Republicans lecture the Dalai Lama on the inner beauty of capitalism... Maureen Dowd follows a bully on his best behavior... The FCC makes another go at retaining net neutrality... Gregory Clark says that social mobility isn't... Show More Summary
This week... Samuel Bowles and Arjun Jayadev on America, the security state... the New York Times points to 2014 as the year of corrupt elections... Fareed Zakaria says both side don't do it... Dana Milbank gives a blow by blow account of Ted Cruz' latest attempt to scuttle the ship of state... Show More Summary
Dana Milbank reports that some Republicans, inclined to vote against raising the debt ceiling, changed their votes to side with Democrats because of Cruz. …15 minutes after the voting should have ended, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell had apparently secured only two of the five Republican votes he needed to join all 55 members of […]
I guess Rand Paul never learns his lessons. After filing his lawsuit today against President Obama over NSA data collection, Dana Milbank took a careful look at the language in the final product. The original lawsuit was being drafted by Bruce Fein, a Washington, DC lawyer. Show More Summary
Dana Milbank of The Washington Post was one of the many liberals in the media who were elated that House Republicans caved in to President Obama’s demand to increase the debt limit with no offsetting spending cuts or concessions on ObamaCare. Show More Summary
The Washington Post lists ten myths about President Barack Obama. Dana Milbank has thoughts on why these flagrant falsehoods still thrive. Obama conspiracy theories have flourished in the Deep South, where wealth and educational levels are both low. This makes sense: Where voters are least informed, they are most susceptible to misinformation peddled by talk-radio [...]
Progressive Washington Post columnist Dana Milbank said on Tuesday that the explosive new Congressional Budget Office (CBO) report showing Obamacare will reduce the workforce by 2.3 million full-time workers over the next seven years has "bestowed a big gift on the law's Republican critics" heading into the November midterm elections. Show More Summary
If Dana Milbank had read this, he wouldn't have written something as silly and misinformed as this.
Dana Milbank is a liberal columnist at the Washington Post who has enraged liberals overnight. Why? This column. It concludes, “Obamacare has been undermined by the very entity they had used to validate it.” As I noted on twitter yesterday,...Show More Summary
Bill O'Reilly did not take kindly to Washington Post columnist Dana Milbank's criticisms of his Super Bowl interview with President Obama, calling the Post writer a lying "weasel."