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GOP attack ad: Obama makes babies cry

President Obama has been such a big meanie president that he’s now making children cry. That’s the implication of a new attack ad released last week by the conservative super PAC Americans for Job Security. In the ad, a female jogger pushing a baby stroller says that she goes running…

Roseanne Barr on why she’s running for president: Americans ‘don’t dig’ our corrupt government

Actress Roseannae Barr explained in an interview Friday with Current TV’s Cenk Uygur that she’s still pursuing a low-profile presidential campaign because the government and both parties are bought and paid for by corporate interests, and that average Americans, “don’t dig that.” Saying that her biggest issue was, “peace in the…

Romney surrogate slams Obama’s Libya response with homophobic slur

Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations and surrogate for presidential hopeful former Gov. Mitt Romney (R-MA) John Bolton harshly criticized the Obama administration’s response to the violence in Benghazi, Libya earlier this month, calling the U.S. response “limp-wristed.” The Bush appointee was speaking to Fox News on Friday when…

Chris Hayes: GOP now ‘smoking what they’re dealing’ on Romney poll numbers

Saturday on MSNBC’s “Up with Chris Hayes,” host Chris Hayes likened Republican “poll truthers” to crackheads, saying that the GOP is “smoking what they’re dealing.” He invoked the late rapper Notorious B.I.G. (aka Biggie Smalls)’s “Crack Commandment” Number 4 to prove his point. On the posthumously-released 1997 album “Life After…

Rachel Maddow: Republicans pushing erosion of abortion rights despite the fact it’s hurting them

Polls show that the ongoing Republican ‘war on women’ is threatening Mitt Romney’s chances of winning the state of Virginia –and, therefore, the Presidency– in the upcoming November election. But, as MSNBC host Rachel Maddow pointed out on Friday night, that hasn’t stopped conservative lawmakers from finding creative new ways…

Ann Romney worries about Mitt’s ‘mental well-being’ if he wins election

Ann Romney, the wife of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, told a Nevada television station her main concern if her husband wins the upcoming election would be over his state of mind. “I think my biggest concern, obviously, would just be for his mental well-being,” she told KTVN-TV Thursday. “I…

Anti-Islam filmmaker reveals a new name in court

The man accused of producing the 14-minute anti-Islam video responsible for sparking violence around the Middle East told a judge he had actually been using another name since 2002. The Los Angeles Times reported Friday that the man known to federal authorities as Nakoula Basseley Nakoula had legally changed his…

Bill Moyers: ALEC ‘is still everywhere’

The influence of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) has not diminished despite recent corporate defections, Bill Moyers said Friday, or attempts to curb it with legislation like the ALEC Accountability Act. The bill, Moyers said in a report on Moyers and Company, “has gone nowhere. ALEC, on the other…

Sen. McCaskill: Akin ‘makes Michelle Bachmann look like a hippie’

Rep. Todd Akin’s (R-MO) principal election opponent went on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” Friday and claimed he’s “somebody who kind of makes Michelle Bachmann look like a hippie.” Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) was responding to Akin’s comment that she wasn’t very “ladylike” during their recent debate. “I’m at a loss,” she…

Ron Reagan: Poll truthers smoking ‘giant crack pipe’ in Fox News green room

Ron Reagan, the liberal son of former President Ronald Reagan, on Thursday said that the so-called ‘poll truthers’ at Fox News like Karl Rove and Dick Morris who deny any poll that says President Barack Obama is ahead were so out of touch that they must be smoking a crack…

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