One of my favorite right wing fantasies has it that Democrats are broadly convinced that the vast majority of Tea Partyers are closet or overt racists. You hear this so often that it often seems as if some folks wish...
Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour, whose rather selective memories of racial turmoil in the South during the Civil Rights Movement have drawn unflattering attention to his possible presidential bid, has settled on a defense strategy: Barbour said the controversies over race...
George Will has a column today denouncing those who are hoping to use the Arizona shooting to spark some introspection about the tone of our discourse. He calls such people "charlatans" and accuses them of "political opportunism" and "McCarthyism." One...
Ron Brownstein has a piece in National Journal about voters' "white flight" from the Democratic Party during the midterms that is bound to get a lot of attention: By any standard, white voters' rejection of Democrats in November's elections was...
* Obama to wrap up a successful lame-duck session today: President Obama may hold a press conference today after Wednesday's main events -- the signing of the bill repealing don't ask don't tell and the final vote on New START's...
| December 22, 2010; 8:38 AM ET |
Categories: 2012, Foreign policy and national security, Morning Plum, Senate Dems, Senate Republicans, gay rights, race
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* This is pretty great: The Oklahoma City Fire Fighters call on their senators Tom Coburn and Jim Inhofe to support the health bill for 9/11 responders by citing their own experience responding to the 1995 domestic terror bombing of...
| December 21, 2010; 6:35 PM ET |
Categories: Foreign policy and national security, Happy Hour Roundup, Political media, Senate Dems, Senate Republicans, gay rights, race
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