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  • Survey USA poll in CA: Trump up by eight over Cruz

    04/06/2016 12:32:40 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    Hot Air ^ | April 5, 2016 | Ed Morrissey
    In order to get to 1,237 delegates before the convention, Donald Trump needs to sweep both New York and California primaries. That may not be much of a problem in New York, as Trump dominates the field in the RCP average by 32 points, and gets the majority he needs for a winner-take-all haul of the statewide delegates in all four recent polls. With that kind of lead, it’s difficult to imagine Trump losing any of the delegates from Congressional districts in New York, so he should get all 95 delegates. California, however, looks like a much different story. It...
  • NRA, NYT agree: Garland will produce most liberal Supreme Court in decades

    03/17/2016 8:39:12 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    Hotair ^ | 03/17/2016 | Ed Morrissey
    How many times can one remember where the National Rifle Association and the New York Times agree on an issue? One count them on the fingers of one hand, and have a few left over. However, when it comes to Barack Obama’s pick to replace Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court, an unexpected synchronicity occurs … of sorts, anyway.The NRA’s legislative arm accused Obama of showing “utter contempt for the Second Amendment and law-abiding gun owners” with the nomination of Merrick Garland: “With Justice Scalia’s tragic passing, there is no longer a majority of support among the justices for...
  • Reuters poll: Half of US women have “very unfavorable” view of Trump

    03/17/2016 8:35:07 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 145 replies
    Hotair ^ | 03/17/2016 | Ed Morrissey
    If this poll accurately reflects the US electorate, get ready for the mother of all gender gaps (so to speak) in November if Donald Trump wins the Republican presidential nomination. The frontrunner has a major problem with women, according to this Reuters-Ipsos poll conducted over the first half of March, and it has gotten worse rather than better over the last six months. Half of all women have a “very unfavorable” view of Trump, in an election that could pit him against the first female major-party nominee: Real estate billionaire Donald Trump’s coarse rhetoric has won him some fans,...
  • Tapper to Rubio: Are you in denial?

    03/02/2016 9:19:42 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies
    Hot Air ^ | March 2, 2016 | Ed Morrissey
    Marco Rubio had a rough Super Tuesday until the end of the night, at least in the W column, and in two interviews he got pressed on whether he had a realistic chance of prevailing for the Republican nomination. After having come in a close second in Virginia, where Rubio had hoped to perhaps score an upset victory, and falling off the pace elsewhere, Jake Tapper had a question for Rubio. "Is there a certain amount of denial that you're in?"(VIDEO-AT-LINK)Rubio makes the argument (shown in brief here) that this Super Tuesday isn't about wins and losses but simply tallying...
  • Exclusive: Rep. Scott Rigell tells VA Republicans, #NeverTrump

    03/01/2016 11:30:12 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    Hot Air ^ | March 1, 2016 | Ed Morrissey
    An Open Letter to Virginia Republicans: Trump Victory Catastrophic for our Republican Party Never before have I grabbed a word like catastrophic to make a political point. It's like pulling a fire alarm; if you do it, there had better be a fire. There is a fire and it's raging within our Republican party. I am convinced that if Donald Trump becomes our nominee, the harm done to our party would be nothing short of catastrophic. I reject Trump as our nominee based on his judgment, temperament and character, all of which point to a reckless, embarrassing and ultimately dangerous...
  • Look to the governors in 2016 (Not the Senators)

    08/18/2013 9:26:55 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 25 replies
    Hotair ^ | 08/18/2013 | Ed Morrissey
    Earlier this week, CNN asked me to write an op-ed on Ted Cruz, and whether he’s a realistic contender for the presidency. My reaction: Of course he is — but probably not in 2016. And for that matter, neither are the Republicans who seem to get the most mention for that position: No one doubts that Cruz has a bright future in the Republican Party, but that doesn’t mean the future is now.Cruz, like Rubio and Rand Paul, have only barely arrived on the national stage and are many years younger than their sell-by date. None of the three has...
  • "Conservative" Blog Hot Air To Switch To Facebook Format For Posting Comments

    02/15/2016 1:32:04 PM PST · by princeofdarkness · 41 replies
    Hot Air ^ | Ed Morrissey
    For almost ten years, Hot Air has utilized a proprietary, members-only comment system. In 2006, this kind of system made much sense, but Internet standards and technology have moved beyond this kind of system. Beginning tomorrow, Hot Air will move from its present proprietary closed-comment system to Facebook comments. At that time, native commenting functions will cease, and all comments will come through the Facebook interface.
  • “Free range” parents in Maryland win appeal with CPS

    05/26/2015 7:37:42 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 7 replies
    Hot Air ^ | May 26,2015 | ED MORRISSEY
    This ruling only concerns the first case involving the Meitivs. While they had pursued the appeal on the January ruling, police took their children into custody again last month for walking to the park on their own, holding them for more than five hours. The action raised eyebrows even among those who disapprove of the Meitiv’s parenting style, with many demanding to know how the police and CPS could argue that their actions were less harmful than allowing two children to walk alone to a nearby park. They still have not issued a conclusion on that incident, but it’s practically...
  • Britain, Turkey to join airstrikes against ISIS?

    09/24/2014 6:44:00 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 4 replies
    Hotair ^ | 09/24/2014 | Ed Morrissey
    The US launched another round of airstrikes against ISIS in Syria, but the diplomatic action may shift to the UN, where Barack Obama is looking to add to his coalition of the willing. The Pentagon announced the new strikes by proclaiming that the US and its current partners are on offense — and like ISIS, aren’t paying much attention to the border between Iraq and Syria: “It’s an offensive campaign now,” Rear Admiral John Kirby said Wednesday morning on CNN. “We’re not going to be constrained by that border between Iraq and Syria.”Two strikes targeted an ISIS staging area...
  • Former US ambassador to Syria: I couldn’t defend US policy any longer

    06/03/2014 12:56:49 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    Hotair ^ | 06/03/2014 | Ed Morrissey
    US Ambassador Robert Ford resigned from his State Department post a month ago, after a long and difficult time as the envoy to Syria. Ford showed great personal courage in his service while Bashar al-Assad instigated attacks on Western embassies and eventually provoked a massive civil war which has turned into a regional threat, thanks to the collapse of his power in large regions of Syria. The collapse of American policy in Syria over the past year was presumed to have prompted Ford’s departure, which he confirms with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour in an interview today.This is interesting for more...
  • Video: Jimmy Fallon pokes fun at Obama with … Sarah Palin?

    04/03/2014 8:35:21 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies
    Hotair ^ | 04/03/2014 | Ed Morrissey
    Maybe Jimmy Fallon really does want to follow Jay Leno’s tradition of full-political-spectrum comedy. Earlier this week, Fallon ripped Barack Obama for his victory lap on ObamaCare, and last night he invited Sarah Palin to join him in this four-minute mockfest of Obama’s foreign-policy acumen. Palin is a good sport here, joking about the unusual names of her children at one point, but the subtext throughout this is that Palin was smart enough to see through Vladimir Putin — and Obama wasn’t. Watch for a cameo from “Obama” near the end (via Katie Pavlich): CLICK ABOVE LINK FOR THE...
  • Poll: New Koch attack ads not exactly selling in battleground states

    03/25/2014 3:12:44 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    Hotair ^ | 03/25/2014 | Ed Morrissey
    Democrats have conducted a full-court press in North Carolina, not against Republicans or a GOP candidate, but against two libertarian billionaire brothers. Just as Harry Reid demonized David and Charles Koch on the Senate floor and the Democratic Party got four Pinocchios for its own attack two weeks ago, the party started flooding some battleground states with fundraising pitches and attack ads going after the Koch brothers for their free-market activism. National Journal looks at a non-partisan poll and calls the strategy a flop — at least for now: After absorbing millions of dollars in outside spending from groups connected...
  • Chuck Schumer: NY-9 is just too darn Jewish for Democrats now

    09/14/2011 6:38:32 PM PDT · by RobinMasters · 76 replies · 1+ views
    Hot Air ^ | SEPTEMBER 14, 2011 | JAZZ SHAW
    Earlier today, Ed Morrissey pointed out what could have been a record breaking attempt at spinning a loss in New York’s 9th congressional district by DNC chair Debby Wasserman Schultz. It was an heroic effort, I’ll admit, and one for the ages. But never to be outdone, former holder of the 9th district seat and current Empire State Senator Chuck Schumer may have managed to top her. Why did the Democrats lose this race in a part of town where they hold a 3-1 registration advantage? Well, at least in part, because the district has just become too darned Jewish.
  • The Bibi Report *4theofJuly special* on US-Israel unbreakable bond w/Ed Morrissey

    07/04/2011 6:12:05 PM PDT · by jacobny · 2 replies
    The Bibi Report Radio ^ | 07/04/11 | JacobNY
    Israeli's and Americans alike celebrate the 235th independence day of the USA - the light for freddom and Liberty. Eric and Jacob will discuss the unbreakabke bond between the US and Israel, and how to maintian and preserve that genuine realtionship andm utual support in these challenging times. Exclusive interview with Ed Morrissey, one of the top Conservative bloggers and talk show radio host, on his recent first visit to Israel, his perspective on the US-Israel governments relations, and give his analysis on split of the Jewish vote in the upcoming race for the White House in 2012. New Monthly...
  • Rush Limbaugh introduces Ed Morrissey: CPAC's "Blogger Of The Year"!

    02/19/2010 12:16:55 PM PST · by iloveamerica1980 · 5 replies · 424+ views
    Dittos Rush! ^ | 2-19-10 | James
    Ed Morrissey of is introduced by Rush Limbaugh at CPAC to the tune of "You're simply the best" by the lovely & gracious Tina Turner! Ed is follically challenged by choice but wears it well! (If you don't know it by now, you can watch CPAC here free:
  • Video: Ziegler, Uyger debate about Sarah Palin

    12/12/2009 11:10:04 PM PST · by Joy Angela · 6 replies · 927+ views
    Hot Air ^ | Dec 11, 2009 | Ed Morrissey
    It’s a 26-minute debate that John Ziegler describes to me as “an educated and civil discussion” with Young Turks host Cenk Uyger, and he’s right. Cenk lets John talk and addresses his points openly, and avoids the kind of shout-downs that usually happens at MS-NBC (and always happen there with John). In fact, both Cenk and John have a spirited conversation full of diametrically-opposed opinions and irreconcilable points of view, but the tone remains professional and friendly throughout. Kudos to both for a great discussion, but it raises a question: if Cenk can exhibit this much professionalism with such a...
  • Join Us Today On The Ed Morrissey’s Show – Postponed

    11/24/2009 8:38:23 AM PST · by Biggirl · 230+ views ^ | November 24, 2009 | Jim Vicevich
    Update: Jim Vicevich needs to postpone the interview with Ed Morrissey. Stay tuned when it gets posted with the new date and time. Note: Jim needs to postpone this interview with Ed originally scheduled for today. That does not mean you should not check out Ed’s show!I’ll be a guest on The Ed Morrissey Show tomorrow (Tuesday, Nov. 23) at 3:30 p.m. ET. Ed’s been a guest on my show a few times and I’m excited to talk with Ed and his Internet audience. Join us for the fun. To listen to Ed’s show, you can head over to Hot...
  • The Tax Preparation Industry

    10/15/2009 10:01:13 AM PDT · by bs9021 · 6 replies · 573+ views
    Campus Report ^ | October 15, 2009 | Allie Winegar Duzett
    The Tax Preparation Industry Allie Winegar Duzett, October 15, 2009 Can you believe that it can cost you more to pay your taxes than you actually pay in taxes? “Last year, Americans spent more than $250 billion on tax preparation,” Ed Morrissey of told the audience at the Americans for Prosperity (AFP) summit on Defending the American Dream, held on October 3, 2009. “It costs us twice as much to comply with the tax code as it costs us in taxes, total,” Morrissey asserted, illustrating his point that our current tax system is “ridiculous.” “Ironically, what prompted our Founding...
  • MSNBC Duo Engage in Screaming Match with "Attorney" for the "Birther" Movement - Video 8/3/09

    08/03/2009 8:44:58 PM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 10 replies · 946+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | August 3, 2009 | BrianinMO
    Here is video today of MSNBC's David Schuster getting into a complete screaming match with who he called the attorney for the "birther" movement. I must say everyone involved in this knock-down-drag-out was pathetic. Schuster and the co-host repeatedly called the woman "crazy" and "crank" and never really gave her a chance to speak. However, the attorney did not really come across as believable as well, though she was harassed the entire segment. . . . . (Watch Video)
  • Birthers and Truthers: The Political Calculus (Birthers Crazy but 9/11 Conspirators Okay).

    08/03/2009 7:55:36 AM PDT · by broken_arrow1 · 27 replies · 1,224+ views
    American Thinker ^ | August 03, 2009 | Tom Suhadolnik
    The Left and the MSM are filled with stories about the "crazy" Republican base melting down regarding where Obama was born. Politico gives us a quantitative view of the political battle space with this Daily KOS/Research Poll on July 31, 2009. A whopping 58 percent of Republicans either think Barack Obama wasn't born in the US (28 percent) or aren't sure (30 percent). A mere 42 percent think he was. Stories about similar "crazy" Democrats during the Bush presidency never made it much past the right side of the blogosphere. Rasmussen published this poll May 04, 2007. Democrats in America...