Kathleen Parker

Harold Ford Jr: McCutcheon 'Decision Doesn't Alarm Me'
Meet the Press roundtable on the McCutcheon vs. FEC ruling by the Supreme Court.
From this Wednesday's Morning Joe, MSNBC's Thomas Roberts got one of their regulars, Nicole Wallace pretty flustered when he gave her some push back against the piling on we've seen against Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis and her recent filibuster and reminded her that Republican men have got some real issues when it comes to women's reproductive rights. Read more...
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) on Monday admitted that he voted against the farm bill, but insisted that Democrats were to blame for the bill's surprise failure. Read more...
Republicans have done a whole lot of things to damage their "brand" and still haven't figured out what to do to quit being the "stupid party" after their losses in the last election, but note to Kathleen Parker -- refusing to raise taxes in order to lower the budget deficit is not one of them. The majority of their own constituents don't agree with them on this issue, but that didn't stop Parker from pretending it would damage them on this Sunday's Meet the Press: Read more...
Here we go again. Earlier in the week we had Joe Klein repeating this nonsense. Now it was Chuck Todd filling in for Chris Matthews on his weekend show, making the claim that the Obama campaign is somehow “Swiftboating” Mitt Romney. TODD: Read more...

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This has to be one of the more pitiful displays in a while that I've witnessed, with Andrew Sullivan on Chris Matthews' weekend show doing his best to give cover to the Republican establishment which has had no care for doing anything about a race Read more...
On this Sunday's Meet the Press, conservative columnist Kathleen Parker thought that a recent poll by Gallup was very "interesting" and something to watch, which naturally fed right into the meme that our beltway Villagers love to espouse, which is Read more...
You've probably heard about how Dick Wadhams, the chairman of the Colorado Republicans, told the world that he couldn't take being a Republican official anymore because of the nuts in his party. Colorado Republican Party Chairman Dick Wadhams Read more...
Thomas Frank lays out the reasons why the pick of William Daley for Chief of Staff in the Obama administration is completely politically tone deaf to the mood of the average voter out there. From CNN's Parker Spitzer: SPITZER: Joining us in Read more...
Digby has more on this exchange on CNN's Parker Spitzer and Jeffrey Toobin tying himself in knots trying to defend Attorney General Eric Holder's statement that the US government might use the Espionage Act to go after Julian Assange and WikiLeaks, Read more...