What happens next after the congressional contempt vote against the attorney general.
The Potomac Troll Heads Back to the Bridge
The White House Press Corps front row seat is finally vacated. 89-year-old Potomac River Troll Helen Thomas has retired to her bridge from whence she came after decades of hissing at White House press secretaries and one last hurrah, snarling anti-Semitic remarks toward Israel, insisting Jews do [...]
Another presidential race is around the corner, so tradition demands that we ask: Will Newt Gingrich run? As usual, the former Speaker of the House is non-committal. The Daily Beast’s Lloyd Grove just sat down with Gingrich to see if he could discern anything more definite:
“We are looking at it very seriously,” the erstwhile Republican [...]
Lies, Damn Lies, and Politicians: High Crimes and Misdemeanors at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. (Part 2: The Inconsistencies)
In Part 1 of this three part series I discussed the Obama administration’slatest scandal, Sestak-gate, a classic quid pro quo for political advantage and its subsequent cover-up.
In summary, the scandal ignited after an interview 3 1/2 months ago when Congressman Joe Sestak explicitly reaffirmed he was offered a “high ranking position” by “someone in the White House” if he [...]
The Chicago Machine moved to Washington and a disturbing pattern of bribery, obstruction of justice, and conspiracy to corrupt the American electoral process is now synonymous with 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. The latest incident is a classic quid pro quo for political advantage and subsequent coordinated cover-up to mitigate collateral damage and obstruct the truth. In [...]
The New York Times editorializes today that
There doesn’t seem to be anything terribly unethical about the White House offer of an unpaid advisory position to Joe Sestak if he would bow out of the Pennsylvania Democratic primary, in which he later defeated Senator Arlen Specter.
The Times‘ only criticism of the offer was that it was an [...]