After over-hyping the claims by Bob Woodward on The Situation Room just the day before that the White House supposedly threatened him, CNN's Wolf Blitzer and Jessica Yellin ended up doing some back tracking on this Thursday's show, after the emails released by Politico revealed that he wasn't being threatened after all. Even though they both eventually admitted that the emails were not threatening at all, both of them were desperate to cling to the notion that Woodward might have still have some legitimate reason to feel threatened by the White House.
It seems the House Republicans finally woke to the fact that their demands to amend the bill that just made it through the Senate to avert the so-called "fiscal cliff" were going nowhere: New Year’s on the ‘cliff’ _ House to vote on Senate
It looks like Boehner blinked on the payroll tax holiday extension -- BREAKING: House Republicans Cave, Agree To Two-Month Payroll Tax Cut Extension: A top Senate Democratic aide says House Republicans have privately offered up the terms of their
I would like to know what rock David Gergen has been living under for the last two years if he thinks this tragedy in Arizona is possibly just the beginning of a period of violence. Someone needs to tell him to go read our contributor Jon Perr's post if he actually hasn't been paying attention to how many people have already been killed over the last couple of years. We don't need to know "what part of that culture" of violence led to the actions by the shooter in Arizona to know that it's long past time to tell the right wing in this country to quit using violent rhetoric as a political tool to terrorize those they disagree with.
The Village was out in full force yesterday, making sure that no one dared to blame Sarah Palin and her map of targets for the attempted assassination attempt on Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. Heaven forbid we might be allowed to ask if the woman who has
As Rep. Dennis Kucinich relayed to Jessica Yellin on CNN, he's not waiting for his the GOP in Ohio to redraw their congressional districts before warning his supporters that we're likely to see his eliminated. Kucinich To Supporters: Where Will I
From Greg Mitchell who's been blogging on the WikiLeaks release at The Nation for the last month, CNN's Jessica Yellin responds to Glenn Greenwald -- inadequately: Jessica Yellin responds to Glenn Greenwald critique (see below) at CNN blog --
I'm not sure about what anyone else who watched CNN's Jessica Yellin filling in for John King thought about her appearance on there this week, but it left little doubt in my mind that somehow his show could be even worse than it is already with
The Media Need To Quit Pretending The 'Tea Party' Is Anything Other Than A Republican Rebranding Gimmick
I don't know about the rest of you but I get really tired of the media helping the Republican Party pretend that their lobbyist and corporate-funded a
Rep. Alan Grayson and former Rudy Giuliani staffer and king of the false equivalencies Wingnut author John Avlon had a little dust up over polls on Jo
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