Pundits

The Majority Is Not Ruling
"This is what happens when you indulge the idea of negotiating with the unhinged." Read more...
Dear Fareed, It's so much easier to write this after hearing President Obama's stirring and profound inauguration speech. Had I written it before that, I might have been gentler than I plan to be now. Call it a "We the People" versus the Read more...
We've written about this over and over again here at C&L and what a bad idea it is to be calling for the retirement age for Social Security and Medicare to be raised and how it just inflicts pain on the poor at a time of record income disparity and Read more...
On CNN's Reliable Sources this Sunday, Howard Kurtz did a segment focusing on whether the pundits out there in the media who were telling everyone it would be a Romney blowout, should pay a price for being continually wrong with their predictions. I Read more...
(Chuck Todd: Republicans will give Democrats all the revenue they want, if they just agree to raise the retirement age. Trust them.) I don't know about anyone else, but as someone who has actually worked at one of those jobs where you take a Read more...

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Stephen Colbert did a fine job of making a mockery of Joe Scarborough and his criticism of New York Times blogger, Nate Silver and his hackery where he told the viewers at MSNBC that they should take Scarborough and his "gut" more seriously than Read more...
After going through a montage of political pundits and their predictions for the upcoming election and the fact that the likes of Newt Gingrich and Dick Morris are perpetually wrong with theirs, Stewart had this response to Morris pretending there Read more...
The Daily Show's Jon Stewart and Jason Jones took a few shots at the media and their obsession with poll watching this Wednesday evening. I don't know about anyone else, but the media's desire to treat politics like a sporting event instead of Read more...
(h/t Heather at VideoCafe) What does it take to no longer have any credibility? If one is accepted into the Inner Circle of the Very Serious People, it appears that there is very little that one can do to possibly discredit oneself from the Read more...
Today's "Must Read" is from Chris Hedges: In every conflict, insurgency, uprising and revolution I have covered as a foreign correspondent, the power elite used periods of dormancy, lulls and setbacks to write off the opposition. This Read more...