Norman Ornstein has the last word on Green Lanternism. Devastatingly accurate. Francis Wilkinson on how the internet can’t be bought off by the NRA. Stephen Stromberg notes that Benghazi isn’t likely to damage Hillary Clinton heading into 2016 because the … Continue reading ?
In their criticism of my April 15 op-ed, Norman J. Ornstein and Thomas Mann advised me to stick to economics. I’d suggest they spend some time outside Washington. My column argued that our nation’s problems lie less with the political … Continue reading ?
Commenter Louise sends Eric Wemple’s attempt to shame Al Franken for mainly talking to hometown media. Here’s the roots of Franken’s strategy: American Enterprise Institute resident scholar Norman J. Ornstein helped Franken strategize his splashdown in Washington. As Caesar would say, that strategy was divisa in partes tres: “Become a genuine workhorse, avoid the spotlight, [...]
Norman Ornstein, an observer of Congress for decades, literally wrote the book on GOP obstructionism. So I asked him what he thought of the disappointing filibuster reform deal reached today between Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell. His reply: “To avoid … Continue reading ?
Jon: WELCOME BACK TO GRUDEN TALK, THE SHOW WHERE I DISCUSS THE MOST IMPORTANT ISSUES OF THE DAY. HOPE YOU HAD A GOOD NEW YEAR. BANDLEADER HERM EDWARDS, DID YOU [...] The post Gruden Talk: Jon Discusses The Dysfunctional Congress With Norman Ornstein appeared first on Kissing Suzy Kolber.
The NY Times' public editor has a new column in which she contradicts Thomas Mann and Norman Ornstein and advocates for more, and more integrated, fact-checking in the news. Back in April, Thomas Mann and Norman Ornstein decided to promote their new book by writing an op-ed in the Washington Post. Show More Summary
If you haven’t yet, I highly recommend that you read the Thomas Mann/Norman Ornstein piece that Anne-Laurie linked to yesterday. It’s as long as you would expect from something involving Thomas Mann, but it can be boiled down to this: Our advice to the press: Don’t seek professional safety through the even-handed, unfiltered presentation of [...]
With a black man and a Mormon running against each other in the presidential race, will racism or anti-Mormonism effect the outcome? Political scientist Norman Ornstein does not think so.
At Mother Jones, David Corn writes, Obama Should Play the Blame Game: In a noble effort, Thomas Mann, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, and Norman Ornstein, a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, earlier...Show More Summary
Thomas Mann, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, and Norman Ornstein, a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, are savvy political scientists who know Washington politics well. And they have been regarded as middle-of-the-road guys, centrists, for a number of years in DC. That is why their book, It’s Even Worse Than It Looks,...
If you've got a minute to spare, go read Norman Ornstein's smart essay on why the best way to quell the ideological extremes that dominate our current two-party political system—the system that made Sarah Palin the dimly shining star...Show More Summary
Thomas Mann and Norman Ornstein’s It's Even Worse Than It Looks convinced me that having a political system where corporations can spend unlimited amounts of money for or against politicians is a recipe for favoritism and corruption....Show More Summary
Norman Ornstein and Thomas Mann write that much of the blame for the dysfunction in Congress lies with the Republican Party. Sounds like fighting words to me, but the traditional press doesn't seem to want any part of this showdown.
Brad DeLong has posted six questions he asked Norman Ornstein and Thomas Mann, authors of the new book It’s Even Worse Than It Looks, which says that our political main problem is the appalling extremism of the Republican Party. DeLong also posted one question he didn’t ask Mann and Ornstein, and I’ve been trying to [...]
In my column today I praise the very important book by two leading scholars, Norman Ornstein of the American Enterprise Institute and Thomas Mann of the Brookings Institution, in which they suggested (and I agree) that both parties are not equally...
On Thursday, Morning Joe welcomed authors Thomas Mann and Norman Ornstein onto the show to discuss their new book, It's Even Worse Than It Looks: How the American Constitutional System Collided With the New Politics of Extremism. AsShow More Summary
1. I have been telegraphing this question to Norm for a while. It is something I genuinely don’t understand: The Democratic barons of the center—the Lincolns and the Nelsons now, in an earlier day the Sassers, even the Moynihans. People...Show More Summary
In a new book entitled “It’s Even Worse Than It Looks”, author Norman Ornstein (described by Yahoo News, a card carrying member of the “progressive” Party Pravda, as a “scholar”), blames Republican for governance problems in Washington DC. Show More Summary
Scholar Norman Ornstein is pointing fingers in a new book, "It's Even Worse Than It Looks," co-authored with Thomas Mann.
I think we all missed it, but if opinion page editors used this piece at the Post by Thomas Mann and Norman Ornstein as a guide, about half of all the stupid political columns written in a given year would be spiked. Their list of 5 things that won’t work includes the perennial third party, [...]