Ronald Reagan

Modern Conservatives: Frightened Falsifying Fools
Today's conservatives aren't even a pale ghost of those of the early movement. They're a parody. Read more...
Stewart Hits Right Wing For Historical Revisionism Of St. Ronnie Reagan
The Daily Show's Jon Stewart takes a shot at the right for revising history on how their hero, St. Ronnie Reagan would have acted in the wake of the uprising in Ukraine. Read more...
Dog Whistle Politics: How The Use Of Coded Racial Appeals Have Helped Wreck The Middle Class
Democracy Now's Amy Goodman and author Ian Haney López take the viewers through the GOP's long history of using racist dog whistles to get people to vote against their own economic interests. Read more...
New Book: Roger Ailes Offered Staffer An Extra $100 A Week For Sex
In ‘The Loudest Voice in the Room,’ charges of anti-Semitism, Bill O’Reilly mockery, and more. Full of falsehoods, says Fox News. Read more...
Jon Stewart Asks If Anyone's Conservative Enough For The Tea Party
The Daily Show's Jon Stewart takes a look at the right wing turning on John Boehner, Paul Ryan and St. Ronnie. Read more...

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James Baker Claims Reagan Regretted Vetoing Anti-Apartheid Act
The right wing's attempt at historical revisionism continued on this Sunday's Face the Nation, where host Bob Schieffer allowed former Secretary of State under Ronald Reagan, James Baker, to pretend his old boss regretted vetoing the anti-apartheid act. Read more...
Michael Eric Dyson Blasts Matalin For 'Amnesia' After Cheney Branded Mandela A Terrorist
Georgetown University Professor Michael Eric Dyson lashed out at conservative strategist Mary Matalin, a former aide to Vice President Dick Cheney, after she defended her one-time boss for branding Nelson Mandela a terrorist in the 1980s. Read more...
Bill Maher On JFK Vs Reagan: 'Our Kennedy Is Kennedy'
Bill Maher had a few words for the Republicans who still "get a lump in their throat" for "their Kennedy" Ronald Reagan during his New Rules segment this Friday night. Read more...
Matthews: Obama 'Doesn't Want To Have A Real Chief Of Staff Like Jim Baker'
From this Sunday's Meet the Press, the viewers were treated to yet another round of what I would do if I were advising the president by Hardball host, Chis Matthews. And look out because it seems he's got another man-crush going here, this time with former Reagan and George W. Bush chief of staff, Jim Baker. Read more...
Jon Stewart's Too Delicate To Bring Up Joe Scarborough's Past Extremism
MSNBC's Joe Scarborough was given a pass on this Tuesday's The Daily Show, where he pretended he's got nothing to do with his party's history of right-wing extremism. Read more...