Kevin Drum

Republicans' goal is to make Americans hate their government, at least, as long as they're in the minority. Read more...
Does our librul media even understand what they sound like to those less entitled? Read more...
I remember many, many years ago when my dad decided to buy an old house for the rental income. The house itself was built at the turn of the last century and had originally been the servants quarters for a much larger house down the street. It Read more...
Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) is vowing to block U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice from becoming the next secretary of state because he says that her early assessment of attacks in Benghazi, Libya make her "not qualified" for the job. Read more...
Ever since Bill Maher started fretting about how mean everyone is being to El Rushbo, I keep seeing these "Well, Limbaugh's awful, but ..." takes from people who are ostensibly on the left. Here's Slate's John Dickerson, on the Political Gabfest Read more...

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Conservatives say they want to "bring back" the old USA, the one that existed during those decades of the twentieth century they only seem to see through a gauzy golden haze. Whatever its problems, that country was a place where Republicans and Read more...
Even Mother Jones blogger Kevin Drum, who's been stuck to the 11th-dimensional chess theory for too long, is starting to suspect that much of the current deficit-cutting frenzy is by Obama's design: Matt Yglesias points out that last Read more...