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Romney: Presidential ambition ‘like a sport for old guys’

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney says he’s not very good at sports so he’s running to be commander-in-chief instead. “I like competition, and I think the game is like a sport for old guys,” the candidate told The Wall Street Journal‘s Peggy Noonan in an interview published Thursday. “I…

Tucker Carlson: Reporters have ‘slavish, dog-like loyalty’ to Obama

The Daily Caller Editor-in-Chief Tucker Carlson on Thursday blasted “the average working journalist” for having a “slavish, dog-like loyalty” to President Barack Obama. Guest hosting on Fox News’ Hannity, Carlson told the conservative Media Research Center’s Brent Bozell that he was outraged because the media had not spent enough time…

Maddow: Union-busting about making Wisconsin permanently Republican

MSNBC host Rachel Maddow on Thursday night explained the importance of the upcoming recall election in Wisconsin on June 5. “Killing the unions is the strategy for turning Wisconsin red, not just for now, but for generations to come in an irreparable way,” she said. “This is about partisan politics.…

Sen. Schumer blasts conservatives for Nazi comparison

Sen. Charles Schumer on Thursday responded to conservative critics who had compared his Ex-PATRIOT Act to laws imposed by the Nazis. “I know a thing or two about what Nazis did,” Schumer, a Jew, said on the Senate floor. “Some of my relatives were killed by them.” The Ex-PATRIOT Act…

Rubio blames Obama for gridlock in Washington

Echoing comments he made over the weekend, potential Republican vice presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio (FL) blamed President Barack Obama for gridlock in Washington, D.C. “In 2008, irrespective of how you felt about the President’s policies, we all had the hope that he would be a uniter, that he would…

CNN host probes Tony Perkins: ‘Why do homosexuals bother you so much?’

Family Research Council President Tony Perkins found himself in an awkward situation on Thursday when one CNN host insisted he explain why “homosexuals bother you so much.” When Perkins agreed to appear on CNN to hype his press conference supporting the Defense of Marriage Act, he probably didn’t expect host…

Trump: I would be the ‘best choice of all’ for Romney’s VP

Billionaire mogul Donald Trump says he has found the “best choice of all” to be presumptive Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s vice presidential running mate: Donald Trump. “You have a lot of really good candidates,” the reality star told Newsmax columnist John LeBoutillier on Wednesday. “Chris Christie’s a great guy.…

Republican rep.: Church tax exempt restrictions is like communism

Rep. Walter Jones (R-NC) on Wednesday suggested that banning tax-exempt churches from participating in political campaigns or endorsing candidates was something that communist countries would do. Current tax law prohibits tax-exempt organizations from engaging in certain political activities, but Jones has pushed to pass the Houses of Worship Free Speech…

Letterman grills O’Reilly on anti-Obama bias

Wednesday night on “The Late Show with David Letterman,” host David Letterman welcomed Fox News personality Bill O’Reilly, who he took to task for his bias against President Barack Obama and his unwillingness to give the president credit for the things that he has accomplished. Letterman began with the killing…

Maddow: Romney on board with the legacy of Dick Cheney

On her show Wednesday night, MSNBC host Rachel Maddow explained that although presumptive Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney had distanced himself from George W. Bush, Romney had openly expressed his admiration for Dick Cheney. She began the segment by outlining the history of Cheney, who had defended President Ronald Reagan…

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