Planet Gore

Biggest Defenders of BP? The Obama Administration

Via Politico, Coast Guard Commandant Thad Allen: BP Should Stick With Cleanup

And here’s David Axelrod from Hardball today with some honesty regarding the situation. Whether Chris Matthews, or anyone else, likes it or not, BP and the federal government are partners in this. Kudos to Axelrod for shutting down Matthews’ odd conspiracy theory and asking Matthews what possible motive BP could have in not doing everything possible to fix the leak. Matthews doesn’t answer, but instead airs his real worry that if BP can’t fix the leak, then maybe nobody can.

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White House

What Is Hillary Clinton Thinking?

When Homer Simpson looks in the mirror, he sees ripped chest muscles and arms like the trunks of beech trees. When Hillary Clinton looks in the mirror, she sees America’s sweetheart. She thinks: America adores me. She thinks: America already chose me to be president once! She thinks: Everyone is comparing me ... Read More
Law & the Courts

Grassley’s Kangaroo Court

So now it looks like next Thursday. On Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s manifestly meritorious nomination to the Supreme Court, what was supposed to be the vote out of the Senate Judiciary Committee this past Thursday now appears to be sliding into a hearing to be held next Thursday. Or, who knows, maybe a Thursday ... Read More