Republicans

Jackie Calmes: No Moderates Left in the GOP

Jackie Calmes on the demise of mainstream Republicans: "I don't think there are many of those left, Sam, and there's gonna be fewer of them once this election is held. Some of them have already ...

Hostile Reporter Kate Zernike Insists 'Tea Party Fervor' Creating Opportunities...for Democrats

More Democratic wishful thinking on the front page. Reporter Kate Zernike helpfully points out several apparent vulnerable Republican candidates backed by the Tea Party: "The battle in Delaware is ...

CBS's Smith Pressures GOP to Sign On to 'Obama's New Deal'

On Tuesday's CBS Early Show, co-host Harry Smith touted President Obama's economic proposals and portrayed Republicans as obstructionist: "Obama's new plan. The President proposes to spend $50 ...

Newsweek's Alter: 'Radical Republicans' Have 'Extreme Agenda,' Progressives 'Need to Learn What the Stakes Are'

Appearing as a guest on Tuesday's Rachel Maddow Show on MSNBC, Newsweek's Jonathan Alter repeatedly characterized the conservative wing of the Republican party as "radical" and "extreme." He went ...

Hulse: GOP Senate of 'Accidental Senators,' 'Fire-Breathing Conservatives,' While Dems Are 'Notable Lawmakers'

Congressional reporter Carl Hulse puts his thumb on the partisan seesaw: He sees the possibility of "a cadre of fire-breathing conservatives" coming to power in the Senate in November, much like ...

Joe Klein & Matthews Link Anti-Muslim 'Attitude' to 'Deranged Muslim' Violence, Small-Town Whites Miss 'Ethnic Purity' of Past

On Sunday's syndicated Chris Matthews show, during a discussion of a poll reporting that a majority of self-described Republicans expressed a negative view of Islam, as Time magazine's Joe Klein ...

Olbermann Ties Stabbing to Ground Zero Mosque Opposition, GOP Strategy is 'Hate'

On Thursday's Countdown show, MSNBC host Keith Olbermann tied together Republican opposition to same-sex marriage, the Ground Zero mosque, and illegal immigration, as he charged that "the ...

Running Scared? A Sour Times Editorial Hits GOP 'Insurgents From the Far Right'

Running scared? A sour, factless Times editorial lashes out at conservatives for being conservative: "Republican insurgents from the far right did well in Tuesday's primaries. What their campaigns ...

CNN: GOP 'Very Far to the Right'; Guest Laments McCain's Rightward Lean

On Tuesday's AC360, CNN's John Roberts labeled Republican candidates who have Tea Party support "very far to the right," and specifically referred to Florida gubernatorial candidate Rick Scott as ...

Joe Scarborough Predicts 'Certain Networks' Will 'Maul' Haley Barbour If He Runs in 2012

MSNBC's Joe Scarborough strongly believes certain networks would play the race card against southern Republican Haley Barbour, if he runs for President in 2012. Scarborough predicted on Thursday's ...
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