NEWS FLASH: Governor Palin Knows Stuff About Governing


Did you know that Sarah Palin can discuss policy competently?  If you’re a NewsReal regular, the answer is probably “yes,” but seeing the governor as substantive still seems to surprise folks like Frances Martel at Mediaite (who was on the same beat last week). Today’s example: Palin’s appearance on last night’s “Hannity” to discuss immigration [...]

Chris Matthews: States’ Rights Equals Racism


MSNBC’s Chris Matthews is  never one to let the facts get in the way of race-baiting. According to Matthew’s and Tuesday’s Hardball guests partisan shills, constitutionally guaranteed states’ rights are now racist!
Using Debra Medina, Republican candidate for Governor of Texas, to launch an attack against the 10th Amendment, Matthews kicked things off by calling names and [...]

John Fund: Who Rules the Tea Party Empire? – WSJ.com


The Tea Party convention held this past weekend in Nashville wasn’t the biggest such gathering (600 people) or the most representative (the ticket price was more than $500) but it did give the national media a pretty good angle on the views and direction of this disparate movement. First, it's clear the group has no […]