Jonathan Alter

Jonathan Alter Corrects Media's Constant Harping On ACA Polls
Alex Witt wasn't prepared for the pushback on Chuck Todd's disingenuous polls Read more...
MSNBC should be ashamed of themselves for giving disgraced Congressman and deadbeat dad Joe Walsh a format to fearmonger and throw flames on the air in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing incident. Read more...
Blommberg View Jonathan Alter, argued that cutting entitlements will guard investment in discretionary spending, guess how Sam felt about that argument? Sam and Jonathan debated whether or not CPI was a cut and agreed that the wealthy should pay more taxes... Read more...
Digby speaks to Sam Seder on the Elites' Campaign to Destroy Social Safety Nets, December 11, 2012 They're drawing the battle lines, and Jonathan Alter is leading the charge for Bloomberg News, trumpeting Third Way wah-wahs over what he calls Read more...
Anyone who doesn't watch Chris Hayes' show on MSNBC on the weekends is missing out on some of the most intelligent conversation on cable news, and the segment above was no exception. I didn't get a chance to watch the whole show Sunday with the Read more...

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Ed Schultz spoke to Rep. Jan Schakowsky and Jonathan Alter about the tentative deal to extend the payroll tax holiday and unemployment insurance. When asked why it appears Republicans are finally giving in and willing to pass the measures without Read more...
All I can say is it's about time some of the Democrats are calling out Republicans for something that's been obvious to me for some time, their willingness to wreck the economy for short term political gain. Steve Benen's been writing about this Read more...
Good for Keith. OLBERMANN: As you'll hear in the next few minutes all of us here at Countdown and a lot of us among the progressives had one major well defined problem with the Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear and we're going to address that Read more...
Suddenly Afghanistan is above the fold, front and center at the New York Times. Near-orgasmic tales of great wealth and riches sit adjacent to sto Read more...
Jonathan Alter made some good points about why the Republicans are being ridiculous going after the White House and Sestak for this trumped up scandal Read more...