It’s a rough day for the idea that conservative talk shows are the home of “hate radio” if you were tuning in the day after Jerry Falwell passed away. Liberal talk shows are blazing with Falwell hate. In the first minutes of Tuesday’s “Stephanie Miller Show,” callers were saying things like “I hope his soul is writhing in Hell, and may Dick Cheney join him next week.” Another wished Falwell would be soon joined in Hell by “Pat Robertson and Bill O’Reilly.” Miller jokingly suggested she shouldn’t have opened the phones. But later in the hour, a self-described “militant homosexual” called to crack wise that he was eating “pagan babies” in celebration of Falwell’s death, and Miller suggested they tasted better when they were fried. She thought it would be funny if a conservative tuned in at that moment: “Right-wingers, this is satire,” she oozed. But it’s not pretty.
The contemporary progressive agenda — of, say, an Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Kamala Harris, Bernie Sanders, or Elizabeth Warren — has rarely appealed to 51 percent of the American electorate. Most polls show opposition to Court packing and the abolition of the Electoral College. Voters don’t seem to like ... Read More
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During her Supreme Court confirmation hearings, Judge Amy Coney Barrett revealed her empty notepad to Sen. John Cornyn (R., Texas). Read More
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President Trump’s recent executive order laying out his “America-First Healthcare Plan” makes clear his continued commitment to the long-standing, bipartisan consensus that we should protect people with preexisting conditions. Unfortunately, the previous administration’s attempt to make good on that ... Read More
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that the Senate will vote next Monday, October 26, to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. The announcement comes after four days of hearings on Barrett's nomination before the Senate Judiciary Committee last week. President Trump ... Read More
Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe on Monday said Hunter Biden’s recovered laptop and emails, which purportedly show Joe Biden had involvement in his son’s foreign business dealings, are “not part of some Russian disinformation campaign.” Ratcliffe’s comments, which refute claims made ... Read More