Joe Conason

I guess the producers of Morning Joe thought there was no one better for their audience to hear from when it comes to Department of Justice scandals than Gonzo. Read more...
David Brooks was apparently very enamored with Mitt Romney's flip flopping during the first presidential debate and believes that he is somehow not beholden to the right wing of his party because he shifted a bunch of his positions back to the Read more...
Consultant Roger Stone shilling for Gary Johnson. You have to love it when the Republicans turn on each other. But is Roger Stone telling the truth? Joe Conason thinks there's a possibility and God knows, stranger things have happened. Conason Read more...
Rachel Maddow went after Karl Rove for his bizarre appearance on Fox News last week where, when asked about the complaint filed against his so-called "advocacy group," Crossroads GPS, Rove went off on a tangent and started ranting about Bob Bauer, Read more...
On this Tuesday's Hardball, Chris Matthews spoke to The Huffington Post's Dan Froomkin and National Memo's Joe Conason about Karl Rove's group, Crossroads GPS and their potential violations of FEC rules and their more obvious violations of the stricter IRS rules on how anyone claiming 501(c)(4) privileged tax status is allowed to spend their money. Read more...

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I'm getting really tired of hearing Republicans complain about the debt, especially certain senators named after the President of the Confederacy. Does anyone remember Jefferson Sessions filibustering or even voting against a single spending bill Read more...
As Digby pointed out yesterday in her Moving Goalpost Alert, Chris Matthews has a problem if he thinks that John Boehner and Mitch McConnell represent the "center" of anything. And why does someone like Chris Matthews who's been either involved in Read more...
Joe Scarborough does his best job of helping the Linda McMahon campaign along with his feigned outrage over their hit piece that the New York Times wa Read more...
h/t Bob Cesca: Joe Scarborough thinks the $3 trillion Iraq war that was accompanied by tax cuts didn't balloon the deficit more than the current heal Read more...
I really don’t know how Joe Conason can manage to sit through these panel segments on Lou Dobbs’ show, but it’s nice to see him on there to disp Read more...