| Oct 3, 2012
| 1:31 PM
The presidential race has been turned upside down by a video “discovered” by the “journalists” at The Daily Caller, in which then-Senator Obama addresses a crowd in 2007 to speak about poverty in minority communities.
| Oct 10, 2012
| 11:21 AM
Since the launch of “The Great Dysmorphia: An Epistemological View of Ingesting Hallucinogenic Mushrooms at a 2012 Presidential Debate” certain people have been on me to come up with a fun contest for promotional purposes.
After all, I...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 8:01 AM
Honestly, I have been thinking about this segment on Sean Hannity's Wednesday night show for the last 24 hours trying to figure out if it a great cable news segment or the embodiment of so much of what is wrong with prime-time cable news TV.
I am not...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 8:20 PM
George Zimmerman told a national TV audience on Wednesday that he doesn't regret anything that happened the night he shot and killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.
"I feel like it was all God's plan," he told conservative talk show host Sean Hannity in...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 11:10 AM
The man accused of killing an unarmed Florida teenager dropped plans for a second television interview after the ABC network would not provide a month of "shelter and security" for his family, his attorney said Thursday.
George Zimmerman had been in...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 11:38 AM
In writing about the Pew study released today, I was struck by the big story of how negative coverage on several levels of presidential politics had become.
I think this is big trouble for democracy, especially the hostile level of discourse in social...
| Nov 11, 2012
Once upon a time in American politics, there were things called "wedge issues," and they generally terrified Democrats. They were mostly social and cultural issues: abortion, feminism, gay rights, illegal immigration and race. Conservatives wielded them...
| Nov 15, 2012
"It is better to light a single candle than to curse the darkness" was a favorite Chinese proverb of the late "Peanuts" cartoonist Charles Schulz. Photographer James Balog must have taken that to heart as he noticed changes to the wild world he documents,...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 6:56 AM
Outside of CNN's performance on the night of Iowa caucuses, no one's election-related TV coverage excited me as much as that provided by Politico last week on Super Tuesday.
I heard and saw it on C-SPAN radio and TV. Politico had been streaming such...
| Jan 4, 2011
Fox News pundit Tucker Carlson appeared on the Sean Hannity show Monday night and backed off his radical comments made last Tuesday about Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick....
| Jan 5, 2011
Katie Couric will have three new members of Congress on CBS Wednesday night. Diane Sawyer will have 10 on ABC. Thursday night, Brian Williams will have an interview with John Boehner, the new Speaker of the House, on his top-rated NBC newscast.Meanwhile,...