valerie jarrett

On his Thursday radio show, conservative host Glenn Beck asserted that Michelle Obama's <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2013/06/04/michelle-obama-confronts-protester-threatens-to-leave-fundraiser/">recent run in</a> with a GetEqual activist who heckled her at a fundraising event proved that the First Lady was a "monster." Read more...
Jodi Kantor is the author of The Obamas, a recently-released account of President and Mrs. Obama's adjustment to the White House. Many of you know I am not a fan of the book, not because it's particularly negative, but because there is a lot of Read more...
At Netroots Nation, Felipe Matos of the Trail of Dreams caught White House Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer in two lies, yesterday: (1) Obama "hears from DREAM Act Students all the time," and (2) Obama "does not have the executive authority Read more...
This is a bit of a shock, but I guess it's predictable. People who have political and policy jobs tend to see things through the wrong end of the telescope, because they're so proud of the work they did, they can't see the big picture. What Read more...
(Relevant portion at the 4:20 mark) I'm so frustrated by this that I could scream. I expect the media to be clueless and binary in their thinking when they covering the tragic spate of gay teenage suicides, and they've proven me right yet Read more...

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I've been trying to put my finger on it, but when I read this story, it finally crystallized: How come we never hear about the White House making the Read more...
Steve Clemons reacts to a close look inside the Obama White House, written by Financial Times Washington bureau chief Edward Luce. Go read the whole t Read more...
[media id=11236] Last night on Bill O'Reilly's Fox News show, Glenn Beck made his weekly appearance and was shocked to learn from O'Reilly that White Read more...
[media id=10562] (h/t Heather at VideoCafe) Holy FSM. Is George Stephanopoulos auditioning for a spot on the Fox News Channel line up? It's the only Read more...
Conservatives virtually declared victory after forcing a moderate Republican out of a highly contested House race in upstate New York. The Republican Read more...