By Michael Fitzsimmons: Robert Reich, a former Secretary Of Labor under President Bill Clinton and who also served in the administrations of Presidents Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter, recently released a new documentary entitled Inequality For All. Show More Summary
It is a measure of President Obama’s weakness and credulity that we keep waiting for him to have his Jimmy Carter moment. Carter may have begun his presidency chastising our “inordinate fear of Communism,” but when the Soviets invaded Afghanistan, he reacted with appropriate outrage and swift action. Consider his speech on Jan. 4, 1980, to the […]
Plus: Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal goes after Jimmy Carter and Barack Obama, Rand Paul blunders at the Conservative Political Action Conference—and more.
In 1980, after the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, President Jimmy Carter came up with a way to retaliate: stopping grain sales to Moscow. The boycott, said Commerce Secretary Philip Klutznick, would prove to the world that "aggression...Show More Summary
Seeing Ralph Nader’s unrequited letters of self–love, one might be tempted to think that he’s merely a bitter old man. Sadly, this kind of thing goes back a long way: The Jimmy Carter presidency only saw a heightening of Nader’s schismatic tendencies. “I want access. I want to be able to see [Carter] and talk [...]
Jason Carter, a grandson of former President Jimmy Carter, secured the Democratic nomination for governor in Georgia.
While disparaging Obama over the economy in a speech at CPAC yesterday, bag of hot air Donald Trump referred to President Jimmy Carter as "the late, great Jimmy Carter." It's what he meant to say of course: Of course I...
If your response on seeing this headline was “Oh, good! There’s no news!” then, good. Continue to go about your life, and keep making the choices you’ve made. Well, folks. The Conservative Political Action Conference is underway, or, as some people might call it, a fun-themed LARP weekend of people pretending it’s 2016. It’s at […]
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Donald Trump has delivered many speeches over the years, and content aside, has made the occasional verbal gaffe. While speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) recently, Trump mentioned Jimmy Carter, incorrectly referencing the former president in the past tense. Show More Summary
(Credit: Wikipedia) Donald Trump just said "the late, great Jimmy Carter." Did I miss some major news this morning? — Patrick Caldwell (@patcaldwell) March 6, 2014 [h/t TalkingPointsMemo] Yeah, Donald Trump said this about Jimmy Carter,...Show More Summary
His report of President Carter's death is slightly exaggerated.
Donald Trump compared Barack Obama to “the late, great Jimmy Carter” at CPAC. Now read this:Republican Contenders Sucking Up To Trump (Mar 3, 2014) Trump Fires Aide Who Allowed Buzzfeed To Profile Him (Feb 17, 2014) Poll: Cuomo Would Crush Trump And Trump Should Take The Hint (Feb 13, 2014) The Donald Has A […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Donald Trump took center stage near the end of day one of the Conservative Political Action Conference on Thursday, began his speech by likening Obama and his falling approval ratings to the "late, great Jimmy Carter."...Show More Summary
Today, at the Republican internet-trolling convention known as CPAC, Donald Trump shit-talked Jimmy Carter. Right Wing Watch believes that Trump thinks Carter is dead. In that context, Trump's shit-talking of Carter is pretty ghoulish. Or...Show More Summary
Donald Trump gave a touching tribute to the late, great Jimmy Carter today during the 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference. Well, it
CPAC is out in full force today, and to kick off his speech, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal issued a "heartfelt and sincere apology" to none other than Jimmy Carter. Why? Well, after five years of President Obama, Jindal concluded, Carter no longer deserves to be called the worst president of our lifetime.
David Ignatius at the WaPo recalls the hawkish cold warrior of a previous era, Senator Henry Jackson, who had an unlikely statement when Jimmy Carter was president when the Shah was toppled in Iran. “We need to be prudent,” said Jackson, who was perhaps the most prominent Cold Warrior of his day. “There is a […]
(John Hinderaker) Ukraine has pushed Venezuela off the front pages, but all the while, the collapse of that country’s socialist regime continues. Demonstrations are ongoing in Caracas and throughout the country: As if Venezuela didn’t have troubles enough, Jimmy Carter has offered to get involved. Show More Summary