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  • Gwyneth Paltrow Embarrassingly Fawns Over ‘Handsome’ Obama In Cult-Like Fundraiser Intro

    10/10/2014 4:01:28 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 95 replies
    Red State ^ | October 10, 2014 | Caleb Howe (Diary)
    At a fundraiser hosted in her Hollywood home on Thursday night, actress and conscious uncoupler Gwyneth Paltrow was unable to contain that inner acolyte American liberals usually try to keep hidden from public view, as she gushed with child-like wonder over President Obama’s mere presence.“You’re so handsome I can hardly speak,” she said reasonably,declaring her undying allegiance and praising what she considers to be his many accomplishments; chief among them being, apparently, “advocacy. An altogether fitting object of praise for the land where raising awareness is the same as single-handedly securing a cure for any ill. From his smiley-face worthy...
  • Hmmm … Elizabeth Warren refuses to say she “will not run” for President (Watch out Hillary!)

    06/23/2014 4:56:37 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 38 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | June 22, 2014 | William A. Jacobson
    I told you so.  Elizabeth Warren’s repeated supposed refusals to run for President always were framed in the present tense: I am not running for President.That, of course, technically was correct.  I don’t think anyone of note “is” running for President yet, but many are seriously considering it and likely will run.Nothing makes Warren’s word games more clear than her interview with (my law school classmate) Ruth Marcus of The Washington Post:
  • CNN Anchor Can't Remember the Last Shooting at 'U.S. Military Facility'

    09/16/2013 10:48:23 AM PDT · by chessplayer · 54 replies
    During CNN's live coverage of Monday's shooting at the Washington Navy Yard, anchor Carol Costello asked when the last time was that a gunman wreaked "havoc at a U.S. military facility." In 2009, a jihadist killed 13 in a mass-shooting at Fort Hood in Texas. "I used to work in Washington, live in Washington. This seems so unusual to me that a gunman could create this kind of havoc at a U.S. military facility," Costello stated. "Have you ever heard of it happening before, Brian?" she asked correspondent Brian Todd, reporting live from the vicinity of the shooting.
  • CNN's Erin Burnett Surprised Bombing Suspects Aren't 'Stereotypical' Americans

    04/21/2013 8:25:30 AM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 32 replies
    Breibart - Big Journalism ^ | 4-20-2013 | Tony Lee
    On Thursday, just hours after the FBI released blurry pictures of the two suspected Boston Marathon bombers, CNN anchor Erin Burnett assumed the suspects were "stereotypically" white Americans and not linked to any foreign terror group. It turned out that the suspects--Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev--are technically "white" as they are ethnically Chechen (although Dzhokhar recently became a citizen). But what Burnett, like many in the mainstream media who instinctively assume such acts are committed by those who look like Timothy McVeigh, was implying was that the suspects in the photos were white Americans who were born in this country. "They...
  • Sebelius Tries To Blame GOP For Coming ObamaCare Failures

    04/11/2013 7:56:38 PM PDT · by tobyhill · 42 replies
    ibd ^ | 4/11/2013 | staff
    As Democrats grow increasingly worried that ObamaCare will explode on the launch pad just as midterm elections get going, the Obama administration seeks to pin blame on Republicans. Good luck with that. Earlier this week, Health and Human Services head Kathleen Sebelius admitted that she didn't realize how complicated getting ObamaCare off the ground would be. Sebelius complained that "no one fully anticipated" the difficulties involved in implementing ObamaCare, or how confusing it would be with the public. She wasn't talking about the massive and impossible task of imposing central planning on one-sixth of the nation's economy. Instead, she was...
  • Unemployment-aid applications jump to 385,000

    04/04/2013 8:25:13 AM PDT · by xzins · 18 replies
    Washington Times ^ | April 4, 2013 | Christopher S. Rugaber
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid rose to a four-month high last week, although the increase partly reflects seasonal distortions around the spring holidays. The Labor Department says weekly applications increased 28,000 to a seasonally adjusted 385,000. That is the highest level since late November. The four-week average, a less volatile measure, rose to 354,250.
  • US actress Parker hails EU as example for America (Get a grip Parker!)

    12/11/2012 2:02:28 PM PST · by AngelesCrestHighway · 44 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 12/11/12 | BJOERN H. AMLAND
    OSLO, Norway (AP) — American actress Sarah Jessica Parker praised the EU on Tuesday for winning the Nobel Peace Prize for pacifying Europe and uniting its different cultures after World War II, and she said the bloc should serve as an example to the United States, given the divisions its recent elections have brought to the surface. Parker said that while it might be controversial to have awarded the 27-nation EU the prestigious award as it struggles with a financial crisis that is causing hardship to many, it is "a terrific blueprint for us," and one the U.S. should learn...
  • Flukes Testimony

    03/04/2012 1:54:02 PM PST · by Netizen · 114 replies · 2+ views
    Law Students for Reprodutive Justice ^ | March 2012 | Sandra Fluke
    This is the html version of the file http://abcnews.go.com/images/Politics/statement-Congress-letterhead-2nd%20hearing.pdf. Page 1 Leader Pelosi, Members of Congress, good morning, and thank you for calling this hearing on women’s health and allowing me to testify on behalf of the women who will benefit from the Affordable Care Act contraceptive coverage regulation. Myname is Sandra Fluke, and I’m a third year student at Georgetown Law, a Jesuit school. I’m also a past president of Georgetown Law Students for Reproductive Justice or LSRJ. I’d like to acknowledge my fellow LSRJ members and allies and all of the student activists with us and thank them...
  • Meghan McCain: Newt Gingrich is ‘sexist,’ ‘disgusting’

    11/14/2011 8:39:31 PM PST · by presidio9 · 91 replies · 1+ views
    Daily Caller ^ | 11/02/2011 | Jeff Poor
    MSNBC has a new addition to its staff — Sen. John McCain’s daughter, Meghan McCain. On his Wednesday program, MSNBC host Thomas Roberts introduced McCain and asked her to address her back-and-forth with presidential candidate and former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich. “Can you believe that?” McCain asked. “Former Speaker of the House I’m getting in fights with, I can’t believe it.” In a specific incident addressing some remarks McCain made about his presidential bid, Gingrich said, “How would she have a clue?” “I think he’s delusional,” McCain said. “And him calling me clueless I think is so sexist...
  • MSNBC O'Donnell's "Republican Take" on the Cain 'Scandal': Meghan McCain (TOTALLY!)

    11/01/2011 7:40:46 PM PDT · by montag813 · 26 replies
    PMSNBC ^ | 11-01-2011 | Montag813
    That's right. The "Republican take" was none other than uber-ditz Meghan McCain. TOTALLY! Among her pearls of wisdom: "Mitt Romney is, like, the most experienced candidate. He will be the nominee, and it's time that people learned to just deal with it." "We are going through each nominee one at a time like when you're...speed dating". "Herman Cain has never held public office before, and I find that, like, so disturbing". "Romney...Mitt..Romney...the best...Romney...." (ok I skipped the rest because I couldn't take it)
  • Florida banker's wife left family to join Wall Street protesters

    10/21/2011 10:56:04 AM PDT · by george76 · 119 replies
    NEW YORK POST ^ | October 21, 2011 | KEVIN FASICK and BOB FREDERICKS
    A married mother of four from Florida ditched her family to become part of the raggedy mob in Zuccotti Park -- keeping the park clean by day and keeping herself warm at night with the help of a young waiter from Brooklyn. “I’m not planning on going home,” an unapologetic Stacey Hessler, 38, told The Post yesterday. “I have no idea what the future holds, but I’m here indefinitely. Forever,” said Hessler, whose home in DeLand sits 911 miles from the tarp she’s been sleeping under. Hessler -- who ironically is married to a banker -- arrived 12 days ago...
  • Diane Sawyer: #Occupy Protests In ‘More Than 1,000 Countries’

    10/11/2011 7:55:21 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 45 replies
    bigjournalism ^ | 10-11-11
    Watch the video from this nitwit. Yep, Diane, the protests have spread to more than 1,000 countries. That means that more than 800 of those protests are on other planets. She has just proven we are not alone.
  • Watchdog: DHS Dealing With Fraction of Visa Overstays

    09/10/2011 6:36:16 AM PDT · by Doogle · 4 replies
    FOX ^ | 09/10/11 | FOX
    The Department of Homeland Security has made only a small dent in dealing with the millions of immigrants who have illegally overstayed their visas, despite the fact that several Sept. 11 hijackers were able to remain in the country by doing just that. The finding was one of many outlined in a new report this week by the Government Accountability Office measuring progress at the department created in the wake of the 2001 terror attacks.
  • MSNBC Info-Babe to Congressman: ‘Do you have a degree in economics?’

    07/20/2011 2:09:59 PM PDT · by Jean S · 55 replies
    MSNBC Info-Babe to Congressman: ‘Do you have a degree in economics?’ ‘Yes ma’am, I do. Highest honors’ MSNBC’s Contessa Brewer, you may remember just yesterday said the attack on Rupert Murdoch at a hearing encapsulated what the British were feeling. Today, Contessa “educated” a conservative Representative that if Congress does not raise the debt raising, the country would be “reverting into a depression.” Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) said he disagreed which prompted the MSNBC host to ask him if he had a degree in economics.“Yes ma’am, I do. Highest honors,” Rep. Brooks responded.According to his Congressional page: “Mo graduated from...
  • Elisabeth Hasselbeck blames Sarah Palin for lack of Mitt Romney coverage

    06/09/2011 12:45:27 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 69 replies
    The Los Angeles Times ^ | June 9, 2011 | Andrew Malcolm
    Elisabeth Hasselbeck, who campaigned for Sarah Palin (oh, and John McCain) in 2008 is now complaining that the former governor is distracting media attention from Mitt Romney. On a recent episode of "The View," Hasselbeck used an interesting analogy to argue that the hockey mom's "One Nation" tour was stealing the thunder from Romney's plan to improve the economy. "If I had termites in my house I'd get someone in there who could deal with it," the former winner of "Survivor" explained. "Mitt Romney, right now, his specialty is the economy. I'd have him in there. Here's why we're not...
  • Pelosi: Libya mission 'strengthened' by continued consultations with Congress

    03/23/2011 2:59:52 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 28 replies
    The Hill ^ | March 23, 2011 | Russell Berman
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Wednesday reiterated her support for the U.S. military intervention on Libya while saying American participation “is strengthened by the president’s continued consultation with Congress.” Her comments come amid increasing complaints from lawmakers that the Obama administration has kept Congress out of the loop during the early military campaign. A Pelosi ally, House Democratic Caucus Chairman John Larson (Conn.), has been critical of the mission and said “the full Congress should have been more informed and involved in this decision.” Pelosi issued a statement backing Obama’s policy last Friday, before the mission began but...
  • Is Meghan McCain the Best They Can Do?

    01/27/2011 6:17:23 AM PST · by Repulican Donkey · 18 replies
    1/27/11 | Repulican Donkey
    Since when is Meghan McCain an expert?
  • Gretchen Carlson asks: Do you always go to Walgreens with your gun?

    01/10/2011 5:21:17 AM PST · by Enduro Guy · 79 replies
    Fox and Friends Monday 1-10-11
    Gretchen Carlson asks: Do you always go to Walgreens with your gun? Joseph Zumudio: I go everywhere with it. This is one of the guys that helped restrain the Tuscon shooter. He ran to the trouble from Walgreens to help. All the while with his pistol in his jacket ready to roll. Gotta love it!
  • Wasserman-Schultz sees Pelosi as role model, mentor [Barf]

    07/02/2010 8:35:23 AM PDT · by bjorn14 · 10 replies · 1+ views
    The Hill ^ | July 2, 2010
    Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz considers Nancy Pelosi a mentor and role model and, in many ways, is following in the Speaker’s footsteps. While it remains to be seen if the Florida Democrat will ever be calling the shots in the lower chamber, there is little doubt she could handle the job. Wasserman Schultz juggles many positions in the Democratic Party: chief deputy whip; appropriations cardinal; vice chairwoman at the Democratic National Committee; and head of the incumbent-retention program at the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC). In an interview with The Hill, the 43-year-old lawmaker said she took a page from...
  • Sheryl Crow: Tea Partiers are too ‘Uneducated’ to ‘Understand What’s Happening on Wall Street’

    06/28/2010 1:48:33 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 244 replies · 1+ views
    Sheryl Crow: Tea Partiers are too ‘Uneducated’ to ‘Understand What’s Happening on Wall Street’ By Alana Goodman Created 06/28/2010 - 16:39 Pop-star and courageous anti-toilet-paper crusader [0] Sheryl Crow apparently has a new political concern: Tea Partiers. The country crooner told CBS journalist Katie Couric that Tea Party members are uneducated, angry and potentially dangerous in an interview [1] with Glamour magazine this June. After Crow complained in the interview that Americans have become too blasé about politics, and that nobody has taken to the streets to cause "a riot or a revolution," Couric correctly pointed to the Tea Party...
  • An empty desk, empty words and empty headed.

    06/15/2010 6:35:39 PM PDT · by hole_n_one · 46 replies · 1,810+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 6/15/10
    Hussein during tonight's Oval Office address........
  • Live Thread: Obama State of the Sham Wow Address on the Gulf Oil Spill 8 P.M. EDT 6/15/10

    06/15/2010 4:10:30 PM PDT · by kristinn · 864 replies · 35,093+ views
    Tuesday, June 15, 2010 | Kristinn
    Live from the Oval Office! It's Barack Obama and the State of the Sham Wow, Gulf Oil Spill edition!Starring TOTUS as Barack Obama! Featuring: Robert Gibbs in a special YouTube after the speech infomercial.
  • Rescued U.S. Teen Sailor Wants Second Attempt at Solo Record

    06/12/2010 8:46:47 AM PDT · by Willie Green · 340 replies · 3,045+ views
    FOX News ^ | June 12, 2010 | NewsCore
    American teenager Abby Sunderland vowed Saturday that she would attempt to sail solo round the world again, after her first try at the record was thwarted when she became stranded for two nights in rough Indian Ocean seas. Sunderland was plucked from her damaged yacht by a French fishing vessel on Saturday, 2000 nautical miles from the western coast of Australia. Her 40-foot sailboat Wild Eyes remains adrift. The 16-year-old sailor was waiting to be evacuated since Friday, when Australian rescuers spotted her from the air and made radio contact. "It's been a little bit crazy these past few days....
  • Actress Scarlett Johansson Gushes She's Drunk the 'Kool-Aid' of 'Amazing' Obama

    05/07/2010 5:23:43 AM PDT · by Mozilla · 39 replies · 1,929+ views
    Newsbusters ^ | May 7, 2010 | Brent Baker
    Actress Scarlett Johansson, who campaigned for Barack Obama who mentioned getting e-mails from her, remains in the tank for him. She admitted on Wednesday night's Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson that she was amongst those who “drank the Kool-aid” at the White House Correspondents' Association dinner last Saturday where she found him “amazing” and “hilarious.” Monday's USA Today, as I tweeted, quoted Johansson: “I thought (Obama) was hilarious. He has a really dry sense of humor.” When Ferguson's show returned from a commercial break, as the musical bumper ended viewers could hear Johansson telling Ferguson: “Obama was so amazing....
  • Shakira's Protest Breaks Mexican Law

    04/30/2010 8:51:33 AM PDT · by lulu16 · 62 replies · 1,950+ views
    KNST ^ | April 29, 2010 | lulu16
    Columbian humanitarian and hottie, Shakira visited Phoenix yesterday in a somber mood to describe how America has failed to keep its promises to Latin people by passing SB1070, Arizona's new law that not only supports and parallels Federal border laws, but is more exacting in what police officers may and may not do. Mexican law does not allow non-citizens to speak out politically, but Shakira does not only that, but admits that she is not well versed in our laws either. Her press conference had 22 cameras, more than is usually seen at government press conferences. For that, the public...
  • Meghan McCain seeks reform for Republican Party (says Rush, GOP "stubborn and close-minded")

    01/28/2010 12:19:21 PM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 77 replies · 1,808+ views
    Meghan McCain believes in limited government and the pro-life platform. She also supports the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. But she believes the Republican Party needs to evolve. McCain spoke at the University Auditorium Wednesday night, and about 360 tickets were distributed for the event. She was paid $10,000, according to the UF Student Government Finance Office. “The Republican party has a serious PR problem,” McCain said. “Anyone who doesn’t think so is smoking something.” Describing herself as a “progressive Republican,” McCain, the daughter of U.S. Sen. John McCain, focused on the need for civility within the realm of politics...
  • Geraldo- Hasan might have had a toothache

    11/10/2009 7:52:51 PM PST · by smokingfrog · 36 replies · 972+ views
    youtube ^ | 11-9-09 | http://www.youtube.com/user/pesank
    Geraldo resists labeling Hasan a terrorists. Speculates it could have been a toothache that set him off. VIDEO
  • Pelosi Breaks Pledge to Put Final Health Care Bill Online for 72 Hours Before Vote

    11/05/2009 4:34:59 PM PST · by blueyon · 34 replies · 2,047+ views
    The Weekly Standard ^ | 11/05/09 | John McCormack
    Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office tells THE WEEKLY STANDARD that the speaker will not allow the final language of the health care to be posted online for 72 hours before bringing the bill to a vote on the House floor, despite her September 24 statement that she was "absolutely" committed to doing so.
  • Yes, I Wear Fake Hair

    09/16/2009 6:14:52 AM PDT · by GoldStandard · 26 replies · 1,401+ views
    The Daily Beast ^ | September 16, 2009 | Meghan McCain
    While guest hosting The View last week, the subject of Tyra Banks appearing on her show without a weave or a wig came up during the Hot Topics segment. I have long been a huge Tyra fan and consider her an inspiration to young women, including me. The idea of her being seen without fake hair was another awesome moment of Tyra bridging the gap between reality and television. The conversation soon turned to our own hair—real and otherwise. Sherri Shepherd admitted that when she was little she wanted “Marcia Brady hair” like I had. For that matter, I said,...
  • My View of The View

    09/07/2009 11:52:22 PM PDT · by GoldStandard · 17 replies · 975+ views
    The Daily Beast ^ | September 7, 2009 | Meghan McCain
    The Daily Beast’s Meghan McCain joins Barbara, Whoopi, Joy, and Sherri on the couch this week as a guest host. Here, she reflects on what the show means to women of all ages and backgrounds. This week, on Wednesday and Thursday, I will be returning to The View as a guest host. I’m honored to be asked back, along with a handful of other women who will be filling Elisabeth Hasselbeck’s seat while she is on maternity leave. Over the years, I’ve loved the show for many reasons but above all because it’s one of the first programs to allow...
  • Meghan McCain doesn't want her "juicy booty" on the Internet

    09/07/2009 5:53:23 AM PDT · by GoldStandard · 89 replies · 5,333+ views
    The San Francisco Chronicle ^ | September 5, 20098
    Boy the things some people put on Twitter! Senator John McCain's daughter the now famous blogger Meghan McCain (which some people misspell as "Megan McCain")just tweeted this: my hotel has this amazing pool but I've been too paranoid 2 use it cause I don't want any pics of my juicy booty in a bikini on the internet
  • Why The Lion of the Left Was Right

    08/31/2009 5:01:29 PM PDT · by GoldStandard · 60 replies · 1,339+ views
    The Daily Beast ^ | 08/31/2009 | Meghan McCain
    Like many Americans, I watched as Senator Ted Kennedy was laid to rest over the weekend after his year-long battle with brain cancer. The day marked not only the end of the Camelot era, but seemed to signal the final passing of many things politically. I certainly didn't agree with Senator Kennedy's politics on many issues, but as I listened to his friends, family, and Senate colleagues—including my father—tell stories of the man they knew, what was so evident was that Ted Kennedy always believed you could find compromise on the really important matters. I remember meeting the senator around...
  • MEGHAN MCCAIN LIKED 'VIEW' (Temp. Hasselbeck replacement)

    08/20/2009 11:44:15 AM PDT · by OldDeckHand · 21 replies · 1,020+ views
    NYPost.com ^ | 08/20/09 | MAXINE SHEN
    MEGHAN McCain is heading back to "The View." The divisive daughter of Sen. John McCain -- Democrats kind of dig her softer side of the right wing ways; Republicans kind of don't -- will return to guest host the chat show for a three-day stint, starting on Sept. 9. She's stepping in for famously conservative Elisabeth Hasselbeck, who is out on maternity leave. McCain, who has her own blog and is a columnist for Tina Brown's The Daily Beast Web site, first appeared on "The View" as a guest in March, raising eyebrows when she said that conservative radio host...
  • College Republicans to Meghan McCain

    08/13/2009 4:23:51 PM PDT · by GoldStandard · 11 replies · 954+ views
    National Review Online ^ | August 13, 2009 | Kevin D. Williamson
    Drop dead: "Ms. McCain’s ideas are neither new nor exciting. In fact, if you took Nelson Rockefeller’s speech to the GOP in 1964 when Barry Goldwater was nominated, toned down the language so a whiny teenager would understand it, inserted a few pointless digs at other peoples’ appearance/online fan base, one or two lines of bizarre biker fetishization, and peppered it with logical fallacies and non sequiturs, you’d have the makings of a pretty standard Meghan McCain column."
  • Hutchison picks, chooses issues on key Senate panel (Senator From Texas)

    08/06/2009 6:18:57 AM PDT · by devane617 · 11 replies · 248+ views
    Dallas Morning News ^ | 08/06/2009 | Dave Michaels
    WASHINGTON – Legislation to permit law enforcement to jam prisoners' cellphone calls easily cleared a Senate committee on Wednesday, the latest example of how Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison has used her seniority to push Texas-centric issues that translate directly to her run for governor. Yet Hutchison has been absent from the committee's work on two top priorities of Congress: health care legislation and consumer protection. When she recently announced her departure from the Senate in the fall, she said she'd stay in Washington long enough to participate in the health legislation.
  • Meghan McCain's profile grows [at a rate directly proportional to her girth and ego]

    05/12/2009 9:50:28 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 48 replies · 2,256+ views
    UPI ^ | 2009-05-13
    SAN FRANCISCO, May 12 (UPI) -- Meghan McCain, the 24-year-old daughter of the 2008 Republican U.S. presidential nominee, could be the upcoming face of the GOP, political analysts say. The San Francisco Chronicle reported Tuesday that the younger McCain has described herself as a pro-sex, "pro-life, pro-gay-marriage Republican." The newspaper said she appeals to younger Republicans, who could become known as the "Meghan McCain Republicans" -- interested in fiscal conservatism and less government involvement in peoples' private lives. "That's the kind of positioning it will take to appeal to more millennials," said Mike Hais, a fellow with NDN, the Washington...
  • Karl Rove, Twitter Creep

    04/23/2009 2:34:23 PM PDT · by GoldStandard · 57 replies · 1,457+ views
    The Daily Beast ^ | 04/20/2009 | Meghan McCain
    Meghan McCain says we need to take back Twitter from the creepy people—like Karl Rove, "America’s Toughest Sheriff," and the other undesirables who now follow her every Tweet. Karl Rove follows me on Twitter. That’s creepy. I joined Twitter a few months ago; so far, it has been a liberating way to transition from political to personal blogging. It’s allowed me to share the less-serious aspects and humorously uncensored moments of my life. But there’s also been a downside: I am now being followed by Karl Rove, and my local sheriff, and God knows how many other political pundits. We...
  • Meghan McCain Gives Rave Review to Eminem's Video Depicting Sex with Faux Sarah Palin

    04/21/2009 12:18:18 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 82 replies · 3,188+ views
    Okay, I had wanted to stay away from further focus on the Twitter exploits of Meghan McCain, the daughter of the 2008 presidential candidate. But sometimes you just can't tear your eyes away. The latest Tweet from McCain: "I used to have the hugest crush on Eminem when I was in high school and he still looks hot in his new music video!!" This would be, presumably, the music video in which Eminem depicts himself having sex with Sarah Palin.
  • ABC Touts Meghan McCain as Moderate GOP Voice on Gay Marriage

    04/21/2009 12:59:54 PM PDT · by GoldStandard · 48 replies · 1,618+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | April 21, 2009 | Scott Whitlock
    "Good Morning America" on Tuesday highlighted a controversy involving gay marriage and a beauty contest and touted Meghan McCain as an example of a moderate Republican. Reporter David Wright referenced the daughter of Senator John McCain in a piece on the developing story over the Miss USA pageant and whether or not an answer on gay marriage caused the contestant from California to lose the title. After asserting that gay rights are more mainstream these days, Wright reminded viewers of a decision by the Iowa Supreme Court legalizing same sex marriage. He spun, "And over the weekend, the daughter of...
  • Meghan McCain: "I Have Lots of Gay Friends"

    04/20/2009 9:56:59 AM PDT · by lewisglad · 49 replies · 1,292+ views
    Oh, Meghan. We're very proud of you for having the courage to speak before the Log Cabin Republicans, as woman running for pundit. You can read Meghan's full remarks to the gay Republican group here, in case you are interested in learning about how highly Meghan thinks of herself for being so young and progressive and young. Whee. The politics of failure have failed, Meghan announces, and Republicans can't just join Twitter and expect to win young voters! They have to join Twitter and have kicky gay hairstylists and read Pitchfork! This is her explanation of "what it means to...
  • Meghan McCain: The New Face of the GOP?

    04/19/2009 7:02:10 PM PDT · by GoldStandard · 69 replies · 1,817+ views
    The Moderate Voice ^ | 04/19/2009 | Dennis Sanders
    Talk about the apple not falling far from the tree. Senator John McCain had been noted in the past as being a “straight talker.” I think that this aspect about him was sadly muted during his run for President. That said, it seems that the penchant for straight talk can also be found in his daughter, Meghan. Meghan McCain spoke Saturday at the national convention for the Log Cabin Republicans and presented a new face for the GOP: a conservative that is forward looking on issues like the environment and gay rights and yet able to hold on the core...
  • Meghan McCain: We need a GOP that supports gay marriage

    04/13/2009 7:05:17 PM PDT · by RobinMasters · 97 replies · 2,179+ views
    Hot Air ^ | April 13, 2009 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    Granted, it was skewed by Politico’s link, but not by that much. Meggie Mac, er, weighs in: I am a woman who despises labels and boxes and stereotypes. Recently, I seemed to have rocked a few individuals within my party by saying that I am a pro-life, pro-gay-marriage Republican. So if anyone is still confused, let me spell it out for you. I believe life begins at conception and I believe that people who fall in love should have the option to get married. Lest we forget, our founding document, the Declaration of Independence, grants the same rights to everyone...
  • Meghan McCain: We Need More Gay Republicans!

    04/13/2009 7:54:26 AM PDT · by My Favorite Headache · 174 replies · 4,068+ views
    AOL News ^ | 4-13-2009 | David Knowles
    Meghan McCain: We Need More Gay Republicans! By David Knowles Apr 13th 2009 10:00AM Here's a question: Can Meghan McCain, the blog-a-lot daughter of Senator John McCain, help bring the Republican Party into the twenty-first century? Well, with her column at The Daily Beast, and during her many television interviews, she sure is giving it a go. Today's screed, for instance, attempts to light a fire under the Republican posterior on the matter of including gay rights in the party platform: If the Republican Party has any hope of gaining substantial support from a wider, younger base, we need to...
  • Meghan McCain -- anti-abortion, pro-gay marriage

    04/13/2009 12:13:11 PM PDT · by GoldStandard · 31 replies · 1,064+ views
    Politico ^ | April 13, 2009 | Ben Smith
    It may sound incongruous, but for her generation it's not terribly uncommon. Recently, I seemed to have rocked a few individuals within my party by saying that I am a pro-life, pro-gay-marriage Republican. So if anyone is still confused, let me spell it out for you. I believe life begins at conception and I believe that people who fall in love should have the option to get married.
  • Transcript: Interview With Meghan McCain [says GOP "hijacked by radicals," conservatism failed]

    04/10/2009 12:53:37 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 69 replies · 1,790+ views
    CNN ^ | 2009-04-08
    MARTIN: She doesn't hold her tongue. And why should see? She's a McCain. Joining us now is Meghan McCain, daughter of Senator John McCain, and a contributor to TheDailyBeast.com. Now, Meghan, look, a lot of your conservative critics are saying you're a pawn for the left, that liberals are using you to criticize the GOP. What is your response when you hear things like that? MEGHAN MCCAIN, CONTRIBUTOR, THEDAILYBEAST.COM: I think they feel threatened by a new generation of Republican, because I think it's a really thing to say, instead of actually admitting that some of our ideas could possibly...
  • Meghan McCain: What I Learned from the Democrats (Baby RINO barf alert)

    04/07/2009 11:56:43 AM PDT · by lewisglad · 49 replies · 1,586+ views
    The mistakes liberals like Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi are making can teach Republicans how to regain power—and how to hold onto it. In recent weeks, I’ve been critical of some of the most hard-core ideological elements of the GOP. As a consequence, some have requested I leave the party altogether, and say that I am now an unwelcome member. Let me be clear: No one wants the Republican Party to succeed more than I do. I spent nearly two years on the road during my father’s presidential campaign, in my early twenties, surrounded by hygienically deficient, middle-aged political strategists...
  • Random BFF Alert: Meghan McCain and Tila Tequila

    04/07/2009 12:07:39 PM PDT · by GoldStandard · 15 replies · 1,056+ views
    The Hollywood Gossip ^ | April 01, 2009
    A pregnant Heidi Montag may be April Foolery at its finest, but this bizarre BFF pairing was actually spotted on March 28, so it must be legit. And odd. Meghan McCain and Tila Tequila, the trashy bisexual reality TV star, shared an early lunch Saturday at the Chateau Marmont in West Hollywood. "You could totally see the girls getting along," a source who observed the strange pairing said. "They seemed to be longtime friends." During their hour-long lunch, the former nude MySpace mainstay and the daughter of U.S. Senator and former presidential hopeful John McCain were overheard chatting "about everything...
  • Meghan McCain Loves 'Jabba the Rush' [insults Rush, Ann, Laura, Steele, Arnold, conservatives, GOP]

    03/29/2009 10:40:55 AM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 46 replies · 3,022+ views
    Captain Ed Morrissey points out that, according to her Twitter feed, Meghan McCain has found the comedic Holy Grail: (Tweet #1 and #2) To the people at current that created this, I am flattered beyond words. I can officially die a happy woman. Officially the funniest thing I have ever seen in my entire life (and I have seen my fair share). Thanks for correctly animating my bootylicious body :-) LOVE IT!!!
  • Why Does Anyone Care About Meghan McCain

    03/21/2009 10:56:26 AM PDT · by fiscon1 · 17 replies · 539+ views
    The Provocateur ^ | 03/21/2009 | Mike Volpe
    Despite the title, I have nothing against Meghan McCain. I am sure she is a very nice person, and I'm sure she will accomplish plenty before her life is complete. Frankly, I am sure that so far she has accomplished more than me. That said, at this point, her main resume point is a very accomplished dad. That's what I was thinking as I watched her exchange pot shots with several prominent conservative thinkers. Whatever her name, there is no reason why she has any more credibility speaking about the direction and future of the Republican party than any obscure...
  • Meghan McCain on Larry King: I am pro-Obama, pro-gay marriage, but against conservative bullies

    03/24/2009 10:26:55 AM PDT · by presidio9 · 107 replies · 4,303+ views
    New York Daily News ^ | Tuesday, March 24th 2009
    Sen. John McCain's daughter continued her all-out media tour with a stop on CNN's "Larry King Live" Tuesday night, voicing support for her father's campaign opponent, President Obama, but none for her Republican critics. Meghan McCain, a columnist for TheDailyBeast.com, also tried to take the high road after conservative radio host Laura Ingraham had joked about the 24 year-old's weight last week. "As far as I'm concerned with what's going on with Laura Ingraham, on my end, it's over," McCain told King. "There are nine million women in this country suffering from eating disorders. And I'm not going to be...