BBC anchor Katty Kay on Thursday asked former Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) if his libertarian plan to have 20 percent of children home schooled made sense because so many women would have to drop out of the work force, but the former congressman insisted that even a woman living at a shelter with two jobs could find a way to do it if she worked hard enough.
There is already plenty of footage of the wingnut Republican candidate for Senate in New Jersey saying crazy things that might not help him get elected, but he didn't do himself any favors with this interview on MSNBC.
Fox's Huckabee asks his panel if Libertarians are a threat to the Republican party without acknowledging that this so-called "tea party" is nothing more than an AstroTurf movement funded by rich billionaires like the Koch brothers.
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul may have attempted to cry uncle in his ongoing feud with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, but if anyone thought the infighting among Republicans was going to be over any time soon, they're sadly mistaken. Rep. Peter King got his digs in on Paul during an interview on CNN this Wednesday and said the senator's views reminded him of Hitler appeasers in the '30's.
Remember when Rand Paul told Rachel Maddow he'd vote against the Civil Rights Act? Maybe there was more to it than just being <a href="http://freebeacon.com/rebel-yell/">a committed ideologue.
Jon Stewart wasn't the only one this week that let Sen. Rand Paul have it for his failed attempt at minority outreach at Howard University, where he assumed the students there didn't know anything about their own history and were treated to him attempting to gloss over that whole era where Southern whites joined the Republican party because they were opposed to civil rights legislation passed by the Democrats.
Politico's three page article glorifying libertarians and their mainstream impact completely ignores the millions paid by corporatists and extremists to buy their place in the limelight.
Bill Maher wound up his New Rules segment on this Friday evening's Real Time by going after today's crop of Ayn Rand worshiping Libertarians in a rant where Maher basically said he didn't leave Libertarianism, it left him. As he noted, even though he's expressed support for the philosophy in the past, it was because it "meant he didn't want big government my bedroom, or my medicine chest and especially not on the second drawer of the nightstand on the left side of my bed."
Ann Coulter was debating John Stossel at a libertarian students' conference, and she decided she needed to pump up her public profile for throwing a few rhetorical bombs.
Jon Stewart had a field day with wingnut and too crazy for Fox "news" flamethrower Glenn Beck, who went and followed in the footsteps of the "patriots" who decided to build their own little utopia that Dave told us about here: Threepers Creepers: On