Another Phony “Veteran”


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Illinois’ Phil Hare is the latest Democratic candidate to embellish his military service record.

Andrew Sullivan’s Litany of Israel: Paranoid, Utterly Arrogant, Fueled by a Sense of Impunity…a Steaming Mess


Andrew Sullivan is one of the Left’s most prolific and popular bloggers. He enhances his quirky persona by donning the mantle of Catholicity with all the legitimacy of a vegetarian Jeffrey Dahmer. (Allegiance to a religion generally requires intellectual assent to and compliance with at least one doctrine and moral ordinance.) Since the terrorist attempt [...]

Will Folks Part 2: Is He Jayson Blair Or Levi Johnston? Jayson Blair.


When shady South Carolina blogger Will Folks claimed he had an affair with SC gubernatorial candidate Nikki Haley, I said we’d need a little more time to determine whether he was telling the truth,
So, here’s how I’m looking at the story. There will be some hard evidence if this happened. Nikki Haley didn’t thank him [...]

Target in Range; Left-Wing Deflection Efforts Inbound


Disgraced journalist Dan Rather recently made some ill-considered remarks about President Barack Obama and watermelons. So who needs to be raked over the coals?
Obviously, the answer is Sean Hannity.
That was the conclusion Crooks & Liars came to, anyway. It seems that during last night’s Great American Panel, the discussion of racially-charged commentary turned to Glenn [...]

Au Contraire, Daveed Gartenstein-Ross


Rashad Hussain is not a liar if you ignore the evidence.
Daveed Gartenstein-Ross posted a piece at the Long War Journal today claiming that Rashad Hussain, Obama’s new Muslim Envoy to the Organization of the Islamic Conference, did not say what he admitted to having said after Josh Gerstein unearthed damning audio evidence.  Gartenstein-Ross has been [...]

The Fate of Roger Ebert’s Legacy


“I’m so relieved to be an elite” –tweet from Roger Ebert
Most public figures have done or said something they wish they could take back. When it comes to public intellectuals and film critics specifically, they generally pride themselves on their ability to analyze what they see. Therefore, their responses to culture should be very measured [...]

Why Are Conservatives So Quick To Eat Their Own?


I must admit that this entire controversy (conservative feeding frenzy?) surrounding Governor Mike Huckabee’s commutation of Maurice Clemmons’ sentence back in 2000 makes me a bit queasy.  Am I the only one that thinks the vitriol and condemnation of Huckabee over this is way over-the-top?  Let’s take a step back from the beat-down for just [...]