On Countdown, Keith Olbermann noted that according to Rush Limbaugh’s definition, his own mother is a slut because she used birth control that she probably didn’t pay for 100% out of her own pocket. Here is the video from Current: Rush Limbaugh repeated his remarks about Sandra Fluke yesterday, “Well, what would you call someone [...]
It didn’t take the Republican Party long to completely distort a new report that health care reform will increase health care spending. Republicans are calling the bill a fiscal disaster without telling voters that the report only looked at expenditures, not increasing revenues, which are the savings will come from.
A new poll of Republicans by Harris brought bad news for the White House aspirations of both Mitt Romney and Sarah Palin, who both find themselves trailing none of the above. Among Republicans Romney leads Palin, 14%-13%, when voters were asked who the leader of the GOP is, but None beat both of them with 34%. Thus far neither Palin nor Romney has convinced Republicans that they can turn the Party of No into the Party of Go.
Sen. Joe Lieberman must not pay very much attention to current events, because on Meet The Press today he stressed that Islamic terrorists are a bigger threat to Americans than homegrown terrorists. Lieberman said, “I would not overstate this threat. It is not as significant as the global threat of Islamist extremism, but it is real.” Oh Joe, that is so Bush era 9/11 of you to say, and dangerously inaccurate to boot.
On CNN’s Reliable Sources today Howard Kurtz interviewed David Frum who in 20 seconds explained how Rush Limbaugh and Fox News are now running the GOP. Frum said, “Fox, like Limbaugh, has an interest in pushing the Republicans to the margins, making people angry.” The Republican Party is being forced to deal with the fact that angry powerless feeling people don’t vote. They tend to stay home.
In order to avoid showing President Obama’s remarks after he signed the final health care bill today, Fox News cut away from the president to show footage of a perfectly fine airplane landing. Fox justified the cut away because they had heard that the plane might be having flap issues. The real reason that they cut away is that they did not want to give Obama any airtime to discuss the health care bill that he signed.