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Romney pledges not to be ‘president of deception’ like Obama

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Thursday suggested that Barack Obama had been governing as a “president of doubt and deception.” At a campaign event in Saint Louis, the former Massachusetts governor blasted Obama for not understanding the “free enterprise system.” “Sadly, it’s become clear that this president simply doesn’t…

Romney: Obama ‘knowingly’ slowed down recovery to pass ‘Obamacare’

On Wednesday, at a campaign appearance in San Antonio, Texas, Gov. Mitt Romney (R-MA) asserted that President Barack Obama deliberately allowed the economic recovery to falter, according to Talking Points Memo‘s Live Wire blog. The Republican nominee claimed that the president knew that passing his signature piece of domestic legislation,…

Jeb Bush: George W. Bush deserves ‘tip of the hat’ for Obama’s foreign policy

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) on Thursday said that President Barack Obama owed a debt of gratitude to his brother, George W. Bush, because he seemed to have adopted foreign policies similar to ones the former president put in place. During an interview on CBS, host Charlie Rose noted…

Republican House candidate fires gun at health care law in campaign ad

An Arizona Republican running for the state’s fourth congressional district seat has released a new ad in which he shows his distaste for the health care law by obliterating it with a shotgun. “Government run healthcare? We don’t want it, we don’t need it, we can’t afford it,” the candidate,…

Eric Bolling: ‘Every terrorist on American soil has been a Muslim’

Fox News co-host Eric Bolling on Wednesday defended the New York Police Department’s spying program that targets Muslims by claiming that “every terrorist on American soil has been a Muslim.” On Fox News’ The Five, Bolling dismissed a lawsuit filed by Muslim Advocates, a legal rights group, because “the people…

‘Fox & Friends’ going to Tampa, Charlotte — ‘AND North Carolina!’

Fox News host Brian Kilmeade on Thursday said that “Fox & Friends” would be going to both Charlotte and North Carolina over the summer. “We’re going to Tampa this summer,” Kilmeade noted during a segment where co-host Steve Doocy was covering the weather. “We are, indeed,” Doocy agreed. “And Charlotte…

Jack and Jill Politics blogger on pay fairness: ‘Transparency is power’

In an interview with The Young Turks‘ Cenk Uygur on Wednesday, Cheryl Contee from JackandJillPolitics.com talks about her own experiences discovering pay discrimination and noted, “transparency is power.” Uygur talked about the proposed Paycheck Fairness Act, which failed in the Senate on Tuesday. Uygur said he agreed with the premise,…

Maddow doubts whether Democrats can survive flood of dark money

On her show Wednesday night, MSNBC host Rachel Maddow wondered if Democrats would be able to successfully fight back against unlimited and undisclosed contributions. Maddow first illustrated how tobacco companies were able to successfully battle against a California ballot initiative that would have raised funds for cancer research by adding…

Pawlenty: Obama’s drone strikes ‘don’t go far enough’

Wednesday on CNN, former Missouri Gov. Tim Pawlenty suggested that Mitt Romney would further the practice of using unmanned drones to kill suspected terrorists. “If you look at what Mitt Romney has said about President Obama’s presiding over our national security and defense posture, obviously his drone strikes and killing…

14-year-old conservative host says Obama is ‘making kids gay’

A 14-year-old conservative radio host from West Virginia recently claimed that President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden were “making kids gay” by supporting LGBT rights. During the May 26 broadcast of his program, Caiden Cowger said it was “sickening” to see other kids subscribe to the “belief” that…

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