| Aug 9, 2014
Charlie Crist would be "honored" to have President Obama campaign with him. That declaration may demonstrate Crist's desperation, given Obama's 42-percent approval rating, but it reminds us of how Chain Gang Charlie came to be Chastened Charlie.
| Aug 7, 2014
| 6:50 PM
Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee won his party's nomination for reelection Thursday in one of the last of the divisive tea party challenges to incumbent senators that have splintered the GOP.
The race had been Alexander's to lose --...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Talk of impeachment abounds in Washington, D.C. these days, but oddly, both sides blame each other for that. Republicans say Democrats are talking up impeachment in order to raise funds and support for the upcoming midterm elections.
| Aug 6, 2014
| 11:35 AM
Washington's political heavyweights are once again performing for your pleasure as pro wrestlers, flailing and flopping and pounding the mat in feigned pain.
They perform their act partly because they think you like it. But mainly because it always...
| Jul 30, 2014
I do not care very much about former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's waning influence on American political life. But I confess an ongoing fascination with Palin as a media phenomenon. As she vacillates between the Fox News stints that keep her political...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Admit it, California is a tourist's wonderland. Nearly every city up and down the coast is worth a visit. You may think you've seen all they have to offer, but these seaside cities have surprises in store, provided you approach properly from the water....
| Jul 25, 2014
| 1:34 PM
I must be feeling nostalgic, or maybe I just need a good laugh what with all the horrible news around this summer. Enter Sarah Palin. I haven’t drawn a cartoon about Palin in awhile, nor have I had reason to, but she keeps thrusting herself into the...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 7:47 AM
Apparently there's a contest among Republicans to see who can be more shameless and irresponsible in criticizing President Barack Obama's foreign policy. So far, Chris Christie is winning.
The New Jersey governor alleged Saturday that “the...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 11:49 AM
For those not attuned to such things, the right-wing media has spent much of the week jumping up and down about Attorney General Eric Holder's appearance on ABC-TV last Sunday morning. His offense? He dared suggest that there was a "racial component" from...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 9:37 AM
Forget Barbara Walters' retirement: Rosie O'Donnell's return may mark the real end of an era on "The View."
Rosie could be the last Celebrity-with-a-capital-C to snag a seat at the table.
With the exception of creator Barbara Walters, "The View" has...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 7:59 PM
Republicans hoped that by filing a lawsuit against President Obama — a move that is expected to win House endorsement Wednesday — they would mobilize conservatives eager for a confrontation with the White House. But so far it appears to be...