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Archive for the 'karl rove' Category

“…[T]he GOP has surrendered its high ground to its lowest brows”

Wednesday, November 19th, 2008

The love affair between the Republicans and the religious right: It’s complicated. Newt lowers the brow-bar.

“The Guy Who Vandalizes Your Car and Blames it on the Kitchen Staff”

Monday, June 23rd, 2008

Karl Rove works his magic.

Following Rove’s Resignation, (More) Desperation Sets In

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2007

Is it a coincidence that dimbulb Bush– having lost the better [sic] part of his brain– is now comparing Iraq to Vietnam? Someone please whisper in dumbass’s ear: When it comes to analogies, it’s best not to include our two biggest foreign policy blunders in the same sentence.

A Farewell to Turdblossom: Deconstruction of a Wilt

Wednesday, August 15th, 2007

James Carville dissects Karl Rove: Mr Rove’s famous electoral strategy – focusing on the Republican base first – is also largely responsible for a shift in international public opinion against the US. It would not be fair to blame Mr Rove for the Iraq war. But it is clearly fair to blame his strategy for [...]

“Buying The War” on PBS

Thursday, April 26th, 2007

Try to catch the rebroadcasts if you haven’t seen it. Essential!

Blessing Counted, Priorities Evaluated

Tuesday, March 20th, 2007

I’m thankful I didn’t telecommute today. Sometime when I telecommute I just leave CNN on with the sound off. On a day like today the television would have been left turned off.

The People (and Machines) Who (That) Count The Votes

Thursday, November 2nd, 2006

Ars Technica looks at next week’s midterm election and the technology used to tabulate votes. Here’s some background on the HBO special that Diebold doesn’t want you to see. Slashdot links to several pieces that go into more detail on the subject.

Oktoberfest: Republicans Self-Destruct

Monday, October 2nd, 2006

Ana Marie Cox logs four ongoing Republican debacles.

Andrew Sullivan On Rove’s Post-9/11 Anniversary Hail Mary

Sunday, September 10th, 2006

This via “troubled White House sources.”

Ignorance Is Strength

Monday, July 31st, 2006

…and desperation is unattractive. Please make sure you’re sitting down: There are some in politics who hold that voters are dumb, ill informed and easily misled, that voters can be manipulated by a clever ad or a smart line,” said Rove, who is credited with President Bush’s victories in the 2000 and 2004 elections. “I’ve [...]