May 26, 2017

Video: Election will bully Obama, or something

A not-so-fine whine. Conventions produce a lot of oddball claims and weird arguments, but last … [Read more...]

Quotes of the day

Second term? President Barack Obama says his Republican challenger has the “wrong vision” for the … [Read more...]

San Antonio’s Julián Castro tries out to be new Obama

Green guy. Julián Castro is the first-term mayor of San Antonio, Texas. In political circles, he and … [Read more...]

WaPo/ABC poll: Obama’s favorable rating now underwater — including with women

Oh my. B-b-b-but Madeleine Albright says she can’t understand why any woman would vote for … [Read more...]

Dem convention, night one: Abortion, more abortion, Julian “Who?” Castro, FLOTUS

It's time. Here’s the hourly schedule. Even by the dreary standards of this convention’s … [Read more...]

Paul Ryan’s Bullshit About Bankruptcy Data

The philosopher Harry Frankfurt famously published his book, On Bullshit, where he distinguished … [Read more...]

Change: As Romney visits Louisiana, Obama alters schedule for earlier visit on Monday

Leadership. He was planning to visit on Monday all along, Jay Carney assured the press today, just, … [Read more...]

Confirmed: Line-up of speakers at Democratic convention is simply terrible

Disappointment. Ace wrote about this yesterday but I didn’t have time to look at the list … [Read more...]

The Young Turks Interviews Matt Stoller on the Audit of the Federal Reserve

(The echo goes away after about 20 seconds.) Matt Stoller, former staff member for Representative … [Read more...]

Jeb Bush: Mr. President, time to stop blaming your predecessor for your failed economic policies

Plus: School choice is where it's at. Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush was one of tonight’s … [Read more...]

New conservative ad: The faded Obama poster on the wall

Hopeless. From Crossroads Generation, a new spot recalling the most memorable line from Ryan’s … [Read more...]

Newest racist dog whistle: “Chicago”

Dogged. Via the Right Newz and Newsbusters, this one’s much easier than Lawrence … [Read more...]

Newest racist dog whistle: “Chicago”

Dogged. Via the Right Newz and Newsbusters, this one’s much easier than Lawrence … [Read more...]

The senior vote: it’s about more than Medicare Advantage

Ramussen's data confirms. Mitt Romney has enjoyed surprising strength among seniors — perhaps … [Read more...]

Open thread: Hey America, it’s Paul Ryan Update: Video added

It's time. The most anticipated speaker on deck at the GOP convention tonight is almost certainly … [Read more...]

McCain slams Obama on leaks, defense cuts, leading from behind

Country First. The atmosphere was decidedly more low-key than the packed RNC opening night when the … [Read more...]

Video: McCaskill runs away from Obama at light speed

Distance Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill has been riding high recently, with a new breath of life … [Read more...]

Fired Yahoo bureau chief: Sorry for my inappropriate “joke”

Plus: MSNBC explains why goofing on Obama for golfing is racist. Go watch the clip again. … [Read more...]

Just a reminder: Obama campaigning today, doing online chat while storm pounds Louisiana

Priorities. Ace flagged this yesterday but I want to amplify it now. Because Isaac has finally hit … [Read more...]

Democracy Corps poll shows Romney up 15 among independents

In a D+6 sample. Via Suitably Flip and RCP, the latest poll from James Carville’s Democracy … [Read more...]

Democracy Corps poll shows Romney up 15 among independents

In a D+6 sample. Via Suitably Flip and RCP, the latest poll from James Carville’s Democracy … [Read more...]

Video: Artur Davis speaks for the disillusioned

What MSNBC was afraid to show. As I wrote on Twitter last night, we got Artur Davis, and the … [Read more...]

The Governors speak: You better believe we built this, baby

Killin' it. Earlier today at a campaign stop in Iowa, President Obama took a sarcastic swipe at the … [Read more...]

Change: Obama’s lead down to two points in Iowa

Hope. Three months ago his lead there was 10, but that was probably due to some anti-Romney … [Read more...]

CBS poll: Obama only up 1, 46/45, among registered voters

Summer strategy fail. CBS goes it alone with its new poll, dropping its usual partner, the New York … [Read more...]

Q-poll shows McMahon up by 3 in CT

Upset? Last week, Ramussen showed Republican nominee Linda McMahon with a 3-point edge over her … [Read more...]

New RNC convention video: “Switchers”

Disillusionment. Because nothing sells in politics like apostasy, does it?  Just days after the … [Read more...]

Guess who’s coming to Charlotte?

Good swap. Republicans will have former Rep. Artur Davis speaking at their national convention this … [Read more...]

Video: Did GEICO fire spokesman for criticizing Obama?

"If you’re a conservative in this town, you better watch out." By coincidence, I just happened to be … [Read more...]

Romney: GOP convention theme against Obama will be “nice guy, failed President”

"I am what I am and that’s all what I am." Politico has an interesting and provocative interview … [Read more...]

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