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TIME’s Joe Klein: Romney mistrustful of outside world because of Mormon faith

TIME magazine political columnist Joe Klein said Tuesday that Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s Mormon faith leads him to be “mistrustful of the outside world” “I think there is something very close to the core of his being, on a very personal level — and this is just speculation on…

Nikki Haley: ‘Women don’t care about contraception’

Republican South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley on Tuesday said that the Obama administration had made a mistake by mandating that health insurance cover birth control because “women don’t care about contraception.” During an appearance on ABC’s The View, co-host Elisabeth Hasselbeck asked Haley how conservatives could make the case that…

Dick Morris: Obama rekindling ‘the sense of black victimization’

Fox News commentator Dick Morris says that President Barack Obama has a plan to win re-election by “stoking a feeling of victimization in the African-American community.” “He can’t give Spike Lee’s money back because his whole goal is to provoke a racial confrontation,” Morris explained. “You say the president’s goal…

Today Show’s Matt Lauer tweaks Palin for joining ‘lamestream media’

On Tuesday morning’s “Today Show,” former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin (R) appeared determined to play the good sport. For her debut moment, the mother of six appeared hidden behind a pile of newspapers, a joking reference to Matt Lauer’s question yesterday during a pre-appearance chat, asking whether the governor had…

Romney: Obama wants to ‘establish a religion called secularism’

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Monday said that President Barack Obama had taken his war on faith to the next level by wanting to establish a new “religion” for the purpose of rejecting all religious doctrines. At an event in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, a supporter asked the candidate what the…

Maddow: Santorum campaign like the comments on a birther blog

MSNBC host Rachel Maddow said Monday night that it was difficult to report on Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum because he does not appear to be running a serious campaign. On Monday, Santorum falsely claimed that “seven or eight” of the University of California’s ten campuses did not offer any…

Reporter Laura Bassett: Nothing less pro-life than bombing health clinic

Laura Bassett, political reporter for The Huffington Post, said Monday that an attack on a Planned Parenthood clinic in Wisconsin on Sunday night was “absolutely” domestic terrorism. “These people are calling themselves pro-life, and I can’t think of anything less pro-life than putting a bomb outside of a health clinic,”…

Neil deGrasse Tyson: The ‘invention of tomorrow’ absent in American culture today

Popular astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson on Monday lamented that American culture no longer had a culture of innovation that prized scientific and technological discoveries. Tyson noted on MSNBC that space exploration no longer captured American’s attention like it previously had. He blamed the lack of public interest on the lack…

Romney questioned about his Mormon faith

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Monday quickly shot down a hostile question regarding his Mormon faith during a town hall event in Green Bay. Bret Hatch, a 28-year old Ron Paul supporter, according to CNN, began reading a passage from the Book of Mormon that said the children of…

Romney: Gov. Scott Walker is a ‘real champion… a great leader’

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Monday praised Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker as a “real champion.” Campaigning with Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) in Green Bay, the candidate told a group of supporters that Wisconsin’s anti-union governor had encouraged him to share a story about the time he chose an…

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