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Rove: How can Obama close Gitmo if detainees didn’t get Miranda warnings?

Former Bush senior adviser Karl Rove is warning President Barack Obama that he might have difficulty closing the detention center at Guantanamo Bay because detainees imprisoned by the previous administration were not read their Miranda rights. At a White House press conference on Tuesday, the president said that he would…

Rove: Obama a ‘political thug’ for Supreme Court remarks

President George W. Bush’s former senior advisor on Tuesday said that President Barack Obama was “some kind of political thug” because he suggested that it would be “unprecedented” for the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down the health care reform law. During his show on Tuesday, Fox Business host Lou…

Maddow: Romney campaign and Rove play fast and loose with the truth

Rachel Maddow ran a report on Wednesday’s edition of The Rachel Maddow Show about the unprecedented level of dishonesty coming out of the Romney campaign. On Thursday’s program she took on more examples of ways in which Romney, former Bush administration official Karl Rove, and the Republican party are relying…

Rove: I’m ‘offended’ by Eastwood’s inspiring Super Bowl commercial

Republican strategist Karl Rove says the he was personally “offended” by an inspiring Chrysler advertisement starring Clint Eastwood that aired during halftime of Super Bowl XLVI. In the ad, Eastwood talks about how the the auto companies in Detroit — and Americans in general — are rebounding after the 2008…

Warren: Rove adopting ‘kitchen sink strategy’

Massachusetts Senatorial candidate Elizabeth Warren is seven points up in the most recent polls, coming in at 49 percent over incumbent Scott Brown’s 4 percent. Brown is the tea party favorite who won Ted Kennedy’s seat in what was once a reliably Democratic district. Weeks ago, Karl Rove’s shadowy 501(c)(4)…

Rove group hits Warren for being too pro-Wall Street

The Massachusetts Senate candidate Wall Street most fears is now the target of a new advertisement that attacks her for being too pro-Wall Street. Welcome to backwards day. The ad, released by former Bush strategist Karl Rove’s Crossroads GPS group, suggests that Harvard professor Elizabeth Warren was somehow responsible for…

Trump rages at ‘dishonest’ MSNBC host

One angry interview a day is apparently not enough for billionaire Donald Trump. Appearing on MSNBC Monday morning, Trump excoriated host Chuck Todd for suggesting the real estate mogul had requested the segment to respond to a new NBC poll. “I didn’t call you, so you’re statement is false, “Trump…

Bush v. Perry

Digby is skeptical about Karl Rove all of a sudden singing "Kumbaya", going on Fox News and denouncing the Christian right, saying we're not a "Christian nation", because we're a nation that has Jews, Muslims, and non-believers (and others, I'll add).  Digby's take is that Rove is being a pure…

On goodbye flight to TX, Bush soothes wistful Gonzo with a kiss

Just pathetic. The loyal Bushies — count among them Karl Rove, Margaret Spellings and tool Alberto Gonzales — flew to Texas for Bush’s “welcome home” fete after he passed the torch to Obama and became a former president. Apparently there was a little emotional man-love on the flight. Here’s Gonzo…

Mavericking The Maverick

With Fox News and Karl Rove both going after John McCain for lying about everything that crosses his mind, there’s a nice bit of irony at work here. Republicans and Republican organs are actually gaining independence from the Republican Party’s sleazy methods by attacking the maverick whose entire appeal is…

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