A Spoonful of Saccharine: Rachel Maddow Fails to Understand a Little Thing Called Context


If you look up “blindly partisan” in a dictionary, there won’t be a picture of Rachel Maddow next to the words. But maybe there should be. After all, this is the woman who routinely uses her show as a platform to attack any and all Democrats who show the slightest hint of moderation and deviate [...]

A Spoonful of Saccharine: Alan Grayson Will Not Apologize, Will Compare Himself to Jesus


If you are among the (increasingly few) people who watch MSNBC, and in particular, the Rachel Maddow Show, you are no doubt aware that she frequently turns her program over to the Democrat celebrity du jour to use as a stump speech platform. Monday’s show was no different, with Special Guest Congressman-Star Alan Grayson attempting [...]

A Spoonful of Saccharine: TRMS Personalities, Producers Apparently Unaware how US Tax Code Functions


Editor’s Note: Click here for an explanation of, and links to, Tim and Alissa Birkel’s ongoing series on the Rachel Maddow Show.
Rachel Maddow was once again out sick on Tuesday night, but her show was still going strong with its leftist inanities. By way of introduction, we want to quote one of our favorite sayings [...]

A Spoonful of Saccharine: Second-Stringers Pile on Rush Limbaugh Rams Story


Editor’s Note: Click here for an explanation of, and links to, Tim and Alissa Birkel’s ongoing series on the Rachel Maddow Show.
The Rachel Maddow show was without its one redeeming quality Monday night, as guest host David Shuster managed to deliver the usual leftist hackery, but devoid of any noticeable charm or smile. Shuster also [...]

A Spoonful of Saccharine: Maddow accuses Senator DeMint of “Treason”


Click here to learn more about Tim and Alissa Birkel’s “A Spoonful of Saccharine” series critiquing The Rachel Maddow Show.
If you get your news from MSNBC, or any other wholly-owned subsidiary of the American Left, then you probably have very little understanding of what’s happening in Honduras. If you’ve heard anything, no doubt you’ve had [...]

A Spoonful of Saccharine: American People Support Obamacare (If You Define “American People” to Mean “Mostly Leftists”)


Lat night, Rachel Maddow had another one of her “TRUTH about the LIES about ACORN” segments, but it was not worth dwelling on. Most of the segment was a rehash of what Maddow has been saying for the past week—ACORN is essentially good, the right wing is out to smear this organization unjustly, yada, yada, [...]

Artificial Sweetener: Playing Bingo with Rachel Maddow’s Fighting Retreat For ACORN


Someone really should make a game of Rachel Maddow Bingo. Take her top fifty most over-used, clichéd words or phrases, choose twenty-four (the middle space, unlike government health care, really is free), and make a Bingo board. First to get five in a row wins. Bonus points if you make a bingo off of one [...]

Artificial Sweetener: A Second Round of ACORN Covering Fire, a Defense From Our Childhood


Imagine this scene, one that we imagine is familiar to many readers: you’ve just done something of which your parents do not approve. Perhaps you’ve tracked mud into the house. Perhaps you were playing ball indoors and smashed a prize lamp. Your parents scold you, preparing to hand down their discipline sentence. “But,” you say, [...]

Artificial Sweetener: Maddow Gives ACORN Covering Fire


Rachel Maddow’s dizzying intellect was on display Thursday night. By dizzying of course we mean “spinning so fast she can’t see straight.” Maddow has chosen defending ACORN as a perhaps-not-so-unlikely hill to die on. Thursday night, she vehemently defended ACORN, calling them a “trumped-up boogieman” and that ACORN “has been caricatured by people, like Congressman [...]

Artificial Sweetener: If You Can’t Get the Money Quote, Manufacture One


In some alternate dimension, there is a Rachel Maddow who makes reasoned arguments. She never stretches the truth or invents stories out of thin air. She never unfairly smears her opponents and is not afraid to bring them on her show for a friendly chat. Somewhere, Rachel Maddow is smiling a smile  filled with something [...]