The Breitbart editor apparently considers Rove his main competition. It had been reported all week that President Trump wasn't going to comment personally on the underage dating and sexual assault scandal whirling around Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore because he knew it would raise the issue of his own sordid history. Show More Summary
Good to know political reporters are hanging at the Breitbart townhouse. That's helpful. https://t.co/exjkmWPhnK pic.twitter.com/u1A6X0dflp — Jay Rosen (@jayrosen_nyu) November 15, 2017 As in “the guy who’s about to have a major meltdown, live and on camera”? Somebody has it out for the man, because one doesn’t bring in professional assassin Olivia Nuzzi for just […]
Susan B. Glasser on the struggle between the political consultants Karl Rove and Stephen Bannon to shape the future of the Republican Party.
PITTENGER IN CROSS HAIRS AS ROVE/BANNON FEUD GETS NASTY: On Thursday morning, GOP strategist Karl Rove lambasted Steve Bannon in the Wall Street Journal for his involvement in Republican primaries. By Thursday afternoon, Bannon’s allies were already plotting their revenge: mobilization against North Carolina Republican Rep. Show More Summary
Bannon expands his target list into North Carolina WASHINGTON — On Thursday morning, GOP strategist Karl Rove lambasted Steve Bannon in The Wall Street Journal for his involvement in Republican primaries. By Thursday afternoon, Bannon’s allies were already plotting their revenge: mobilization...
On Thursday morning, GOP strategist Karl Rove lambasted Steve Bannon in the Wall Street Journal for his involvement in Republican primaries. By Thursday afternoon, Bannon’s allies were already plotting their … Click to Continue »
There is a tendency on the left to overestimate the abilities of conservative campaign gurus and spinmeisters after a bitter defeat. In the 2000s Karl Rove was seen as the Svengali mastermind of Republican politics, a nefarious force smarter and more cunning than all the left’s braintrust put together. It turned out not to be... Read more »
Karl Rove and Steve Bannon each masterminded winning presidential campaigns, served in the upper reaches of the White House, and instilled both fear and adoration within their own party. Now, … Click to Continue »
Brother Jerry Williamson has the low-down: Pittenger's seat had already been targeted by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC), and it looks as though solar energy financier and Marine veteran Dan McCready is the DCCC...Show More Summary
Karl Rove: “Passing tax reform has now become an existential imperative. The electoral disaster that might visit Republicans if they can’t get tax reform done ought to galvanize leaders at each end of Pennsylvania Avenue and reinforce a bit of [...]
Suppose one candidate for a U.S. Senate seat from a red state has the backing of Karl Rove and traditional Republican Party officials. He is for all the key stuff – Second Amendment, anti-abortion, anti-regulation, low taxes. But he is no radical, he’s “low-energy,” in the parlance of President Trump, and he’s had a messy […]
The National: “Fuck you, Karl”
"Walk It Back," the third track on the National's great new album Sleep Well Beast, features a long spoken-word passage that may or may not be a Karl Rove quote. Here it is:…
I never expected to use Karl Rove and The National in the same sentence. But 2017 is full of strange pop culture pairings. Taylor Swift and Right Said Fred? Sure, she interpolates “I’m Too Sexy” on her latest hit. Damon Albarn and Noel Gallagher? Yeah, why not. The ex-nemeses have...
"Suspect it won’t make Casey Kasem’s Top 40."
The National's new album, 'Sleep Well Beast,' bashes Trump using a Bush-era quote often attributed to Karl Rove. We asked Rove what he thinks.
Did your ears perk up at the eerie monologue that arrives about 10 minutes into the National’s new album Sleep Well Beast? "People like you are still living in what we call the reality-based community," a pitch-shifted voice begins during the bridge of "Walk It Back," the third track, as the band churns behind him.
Things aren’t looking good for the Republican Party in 2018, much less 2020. So, President Donald Trump is taking a page out of the Karl Rove playbook to find a way to gin up right-wing support and get his voters to the polls. A Monday report from Politico, reveals that Trump is thinking of...
In an interview with Vox, the author of a bombshell book on the relationship between President Donald Trump and Steve Bannon digs deep into the White House Chief Strategist’s psyche and paints a portraitof a man he describes as Karl Rove “on acid.” According to Josh Green, whose...
Playbook: “Karl Rove told an off-the-record McDonald’s corporate conference Monday in D.C. that he would not have taken a meeting with Russian operatives, like Donald Trump Jr., Paul Manafort and Jared Kushner did. Rove told the crowd at the J.W. [...]