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And there Rubio goes the way of Bobby Jindal and his ridicule of volcano monitoring as an Alaskan volcano begins erupting.
Grappling with the mish-mash of American politics
After defending his organization’s “logical” stance to arm elementary schools to prevent mass shooting tragedies on Meet the Press this morning, it seemed appropriate to revisit what else has leapt from Wayne LaPierre’s mouth highlighting his “logical”, and sane, state of mind.
While great for a laugh, this excerpt from the Colbert Report illustrates how the political rumor mill stretches and contorts real world actions into messages that create fears in the general public that don’t actually exist.
Given the performance of the current Congress, what was observed during the George W. Bush years and the evolution of the 21st century GOP…
How wise is it to tempt the current crop of Republicans with the reigns of power?
While Jon Stewart would be the first to admit what he does on The Daily Show is not news but intelligent satire, no one else has done more to reach down into the depths of which cable “news” media has sunk to hose off the muck and reveal the ridiculousness underneath.
Amidst a deeply partisan presidential campaign and the 4th quarter release of a damaging video showing the challenger degrading half the electorate, Fox “News” performs unfair and biased acrobatics to spin the situation into a defense of their candidate Mitt Romney.
See what happens when panic erupts on the conservative news channel:
National debt has provoked debate and criticism over the past 30 years but nothing like the tirades and temper tantrums we’ve seen since the beginning of the Obama administration. Launched as a focused attack strategy under the Tea Party movement, the massive US debt and how to deal with it has become one of most ideological, partisan issues in the post-Great Recession political climate pitting supply-siders against Keynesians.
House Speaker Boehner stepped to the podium in front of an early morning, hastily called press conference. With bright stage lights glistening against his newly bronzed, tanning bed taxed, skin he wipes a slight tear from his left eye. Flanking the Speaker, standing in stark contrast to his blushed appearance, are Eric Cantor – appearing slightly obsequious – and the obligatory “press-conference-third” nondescript, expendable congressman.
“Thank you to the Washington press corps for your attention at this, what I know was a last minute press conference. You may notice a slimmer crowd today but only non-biased outlets were invited to attend. Those identified as members of the ‘liberal media’ were not admitted.”