Tom Brokaw

Former Congressional Staffer Explains How Gingrich Radicalized The GOP
Former congressional staffer Mike Lofgren from this Sunday's Q&A on C-SPAN explains just how toxic Newt Gingrich has been to Republican party politics. Read more...
Tom Brokaw takes a rare step away from the prevailing media narratives and asks what we could be doing in this country to instigate radicalization. Read more...
Here's something you don't see happen every day. Peggy Noonan actually got called out for attempting to repeat one of her favorite talking points, where she blames President Obama for the record level of obstruction we've seen from Republicans in Congress. Read more...
Looks like Tommy Christopher at Mediaite figured out what we've been saying over here for a long time now... that David Gregory is a right wing tool who's constantly advocating for really bad Republican economic policies along with a bunch of his Read more...
He just can't stop himself. It's only been a few weeks since Tom Brokaw was on Meet the Press, pushing for cuts to Social Security and Medicare and here he is back again this Sunday, this time using an new NBC/WSJ poll on the public's expectations Read more...

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I don't know about anyone else, but I'm getting really tired of watching a bunch of extremely rich pundits sit around and tell the rest of us that there just hasn't been enough shared sacrifice from the working class, the elderly and the poor yet in order to solve our deficit problem. But that's exactly what the viewers are treated to day after day on MSNBC's three hour long Villager conventional wisdom regurgitation-fest called Morning Joe. Read more...
Tom Brokaw has no excuse for his stupidity on Meet the Press Sunday. None. He's old enough to know better, but evidently he's so full of right wing tropes that he's forgotten the purpose of Social Security and why it is structured the way it is, Read more...
Tommy Christopher over at Mediaite caught this gem with NBC's Tom Brokaw playing the good little Republican water carrier and trying to blame the problem with our huge deficit on President Obama -- Tom Brokaw Says President Obama Must Answer For Read more...
Shorter Joe Scarborough from this Wednesday's Morning Joe: the beatings will continue until morale improves, or how dare you point out facts about how Republicans treat unions because you're going to hurt their tender feelings, and then they'll have Read more...
David Broder might be gone, but I think after this week, between his performance on Morning Joe playing the false equivalency game and now his excusing of Paul Ryan's lies in an extremely lame rebuttal to Newt Gingrich and Carly Fiorina's hackery on Read more...