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Maddow: PolitiFact has to go away

On her show Monday night, MSNBC host Rachel Maddow said that the website PolitiFact needed to “go away” or stop using the word fact in its name. She railed against the fact-checking site for rating a comment by her colleague as “mostly false.” In a promotional spot for his MSNBC…

Sheriff Babeu: Government shouldn’t tell churches who can get married

Republican Arizona Sheriff Paul Babeu told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer on Monday that the government should not be telling churches who can and can’t get married. Babeu, an emerging Republican figure and strong border defense sheriff, resigned from his position as Arizona co-chairman of Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign on Saturday afternoon…

Gov. Christie: Vetoing same sex marriage bill ‘the right thing to do’

Appearing on CNN’s Piers Morgan Tonight, which will air Tuesday, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie defended his decision to veto legislation that would have granted same sex couples all the marriage rights afforded to heterosexual couples. The bill, the Marriage Equality and Religious Exemption Act, was approved by the New…

Student: Anti-marriage push is like being told ‘f*gs die’

A student at North Carolina State University encouraged county commissioners on Monday not to support a resolution calling for voters to ban same sex marriage because it was basically the same as saying “fags die.” Numerous citizens came to the Wake County Board of Commissioners to speak out against Republican…

Santorum: Liberals ‘are the anti-science ones’

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum charged on Monday that President Barack Obama and Democrats were “anti-science” because they refused to exploit the Earth’s natural resources to the limits of technology. Over the weekend the candidate had been criticized for saying that President Barack Obama followed a theology that was not…

Clint Eastwood: Reagan wasn’t a ‘great president’

When Clint Eastwood thinks of the great presidents in his lifetime, Ronald Reagan doesn’t make the list. Over the weekend, celebrity gossip website TMZ asked Eastwood, a Republican, to name his favorite president. “Lincoln was great,” the Oscar-winner said. “You mean in our lifetime? I like [Democratic President Harry S.]…

Santorum uses Hitler analogy to describe Obama

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum on Sunday likened the upcoming U.S. election to World War II. While the candidate’s comments to a packed First Redeemer Church in Cumming, Georgia were somewhat vague, NBC news noted that he “seemed to compare President [Barack] Obama to [Adolf] Hitler.” The former Pennsylvania senator…

In labored clarification, Fox contributor castigates military’s ‘fake heroism’

Appearing on the Fox News show America’s News HQ, contributor Liz Trotta attempted to clarify remarks she made earlier this month that became fodder for The Daily Show, during which host Jon Stewart summarized that she did not want the military helping women who’ve been “raped too much.” Unfortunately for the…

Paul Ryan: Stop ‘spending all this time’ on marriage equality

House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) has made up his mind that marriage should only between a man and a woman so he says people shouldn’t be “spending all this time” talking about the issue. Less than nine months before the 2012 presidential election, social issues like contraception and…

Santorum: Prenatal testing is to ‘encourage abortions’

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum on Sunday suggested that “Obamacare” required free prenatal testing coverage because President Barack Obama wanted to see more disabled babies aborted. The former Pennsylvania senators had told supporters on Saturday that the Affordable Care Act just created the requirement “because free prenatal testing ends up…

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