Tea Party groups that offered Dave Brat zero support sure are thrilled he defeated Eric Cantor

T. Becket Adams The Washington Examiner 6/11/2014

A Tea Party candidate soundly defeated House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., on Tuesday, sending shockwaves through the Republican establishment and the Democratic Party.

And Dave Brat, the 52-year-old chairman of the Randolph-Macon College Department of Economics and Business in Ashland, Va., staged the huge upset without any […]

Obama diss: President snubs historic Gettysburg 150th anniversary ceremony

Ben Wolfgang The Washington Times 10/31/2013

It may be little more than a blip on Washington’s radar screen, but President Obama’s decision to be a no-show at an upcoming ceremony to mark the 150th anniversary of online canadian pharmacy Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address has touched off a firestorm in Pennsylvania.

Local newspapers Thursday excoriated the […]

For Progressives in DC–and their poodle media–politics is all-Alinsky, all the time

Cokie Roberts: Some Tea Party Anger Is Racist; Also Compares Movement to Iranian Hardliners

Paul Bremmer NewsBusters 9/25/2013

Veteran journalist Cokie Roberts repeated a tired liberal media critique of the Tea Party on MSNBC’s Morning Joe on Wednesday. While discussing Hillary Clinton’s presidential chances in 2016, Roberts declared, “But I also think and, you know, […]

After re-election, Obama asked aides how to govern without Congress

Charlie Spiering The Washington Examiner 7/17/2013

Politico’s Glenn Thrush reports that after President Obama won re-election, he tried to find out ways of pushing his second term agenda without the Republican-led Congress.

“Guys, I don’t want politics to be a limit of what you recommend to me,” Obama told senior aides David Plouffe, Lew, Dan […]

Schieffer to Obama Advisor: ‘Why Are You Here? Why Isn’t the White House Chief of Staff Here?’

Noel Sheppard NewsBusters 5/19/2013

As NewsBusters reported two weeks ago, CBS’s Bob Schieffer is fed up with the White House’s talking points concerning what happened at our consulate in Benghazi, Libya, last September.

His impatience continued on Sunday’s Face the Nation when Obama senior advisor Dan Pfeiffer gave stock answers to questions about the three […]

Senior Advisor to Obama: ‘The Law Is Irrelevant.’

Gabriel Malor Ace of Spades HQ 5/19/2013

…There is a fundamental disconnect between the White House’s actions and the White House’s words on the IRS scandal. The White House has repeatedly claimed that the President is “outraged” over the targeting — but there are surprisingly few actual consequences for outraging the leader of the free […]