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  • Hillary Clinton Struggles to Find Footing in Unusual Race

    05/28/2016 2:20:14 PM PDT · by Innovative · 67 replies
    Democrats could hardly believe their good fortune last month when it became clear that Hillary Clinton was headed to a general election showdown with Donald J. Trump. Mr. Trump carried so much baggage and had insulted so many voting blocs that some Clinton supporters began to imagine a landslide. But early optimism that this would be an easy race is evaporating. In the corridors of Congress, on airplane shuttles between New York and Washington, at donor gatherings and on conference calls, anxiety is spreading through the Democratic Party that Mrs. Clinton is struggling to find her footing.
  • As Donald Trump Pushes Conspiracy Theories, Right-Wing Media Gets Its Wish

    05/25/2016 4:56:03 AM PDT · by McGruff · 40 replies
    NY Times ^ | MAY 25, 2016 | JONATHAN MARTIN
    Ever since talk radio, cable news and the Internet emerged in the 1990s as potent political forces on the right, Republicans have used those media to attack their opponents through a now-familiar two-step. Political operatives would secretly place damaging information with friendly outlets like The Drudge Report and Fox News and with radio hosts like Rush Limbaugh — and then they would work to get the same information absorbed into the mainstream media. Candidates themselves would avoid being seen slinging mud, if possible, so as to avoid coming across as undignified or desperate.
  • Key G.O.P. Donors Still Deeply Resist Donald Trump’s Candidacy

    05/21/2016 10:19:49 PM PDT · by WilliamIII · 33 replies
    NY Times ^ | May 21 2016 | JONATHAN MARTIN and ALEXANDER BURNS
    A powerful array of the Republican Party’s largest financial backers remains deeply resistant to Donald J. Trump’s presidential candidacy, forming a wall of opposition that could make it exceedingly difficult for him to meet his goal of raising $1 billion before the November election. Interviews and emails with more than 50 of the Republican Party’s largest donors, or their representatives, revealed a measure of contempt and distrust toward their own party’s nominee that is unheard of in modern presidential politics. More than a dozen of the party’s most reliable individual contributors and wealthy families indicated that they would not give...
  • Mocking Critics, Donald Trump Says He Can Win Without Republican Unity

    04/30/2016 4:06:22 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 57 replies
    New York Times ^ | April 29, 2016 | JONATHAN MARTIN and ADAM NAGOURNEY
    BURLINGAME, Calif. — Donald J. Trump got a taste on Friday of what his next month of campaigning in California could be like. He was forced to exit his motorcade and walk through a field, climbing an embankment with Secret Service agents helping him, to avoid angry demonstrators on the street. “We went under a fence and through a fence, and oh, boy, it felt like I was crossing the border, actually,” Mr. Trump said when he finally made it to a ballroom to speak at California’s Republican Party convention. For the next 25 minutes, though, Mr. Trump spoke little...
  • Electoral Map Is a Reality Check to Donald Trump’s Bid [Hillary Beating Trump Even In Utah!!]

    04/02/2016 9:20:46 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 100 replies
    NYTimes ^ | April 02, 2016 | JONATHAN MARTIN and NATE COHN
    Electoral Map Is a Reality Check to Donald Trump’s Bid By JONATHAN MARTIN and NATE COHN APRIL 2, 2016 Donald J. Trump is so negatively viewed, polls suggest, that he could turn otherwise safe Republican states into tight contests. Credit Eric Thayer for The New York Times Donald J. Trump’s presidential candidacy has stunned the Republican Party. But if he survives a late revolt by his rivals and other leaders to become the party’s standard-bearer in the general election, the electoral map now coming into view is positively forbidding. In recent head-to-head polls with one Democrat whom Mr. Trump may...
  • Donald Trump Clears the Air With Republican Leaders (good intel)

    04/02/2016 7:12:43 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 66 replies ^ | Maggie Haberman and Jonathan Martin
    Outwardly, Donald J. Trump called it a “unity meeting” — a closed-door session in Washington on Thursday involving his own inner circle and the Republican National Committee’s high command. Inside, however, it was more of a clearing of the air, according to three people briefed in detail on the discussion. And the candid remarks included some by Mr. Trump directed at his own team. There was plenty of tension to defuse: For months, Mr. Trump has denounced the party’s major donors, and only this week he went back on a written pledge to support whoever becomes the Republican presidential nominee...
  • Electoral Map Is a Reality Check to Trump’s Bid

    04/02/2016 10:58:26 AM PDT · by NRx · 205 replies
    NY Times ^ | 04-02-2016 | JONATHAN MARTIN and NATE COHN
    Donald J. Trump’s presidential candidacy has stunned the Republican Party. But if he survives a late revolt by his rivals and other leaders to become the party’s standard-bearer in the general election, the electoral map now coming into view is positively forbidding. In recent head-to-head polls with one Democrat whom Mr. Trump may face in the fall, Hillary Clinton, he trails in every key state, including Florida and Ohio, despite her soaring unpopularity ratings with swing voters. In Democratic-leaning states across the Rust Belt, which Mr. Trump has vowed to return to the Republican column for the first time in...
  • Ted Cruz Names Friends, but Silence From G.O.P. Brass Deafens (Stand Down Cruz, Unite with Donald)

    03/27/2016 6:24:00 PM PDT · by cba123 · 99 replies
    New York Times ^ | March 27, 2016 | By JONATHAN MARTIN and MATT FLEGENHEIMER
    Ted Cruz was naming friends. Seated for an interview inside a stately Midtown Manhattan library, just south of Trump Tower, the Texas senator leaned forward in his chair, ticking off the unlikely coalition drifting his way. There was Jeb Bush, who announced his endorsement in a terse predawn news release, and Mitt Romney, who initially said his support applied only to his voting preference in Utah. Mr. Cruz had swung Mike Lee, his greatest ally in the Senate, nearly a year after his campaign began, and Mark Levin, a conservative radio host who recently made his longstanding admiration on the...
  • Republican Leaders Map a Strategy to Derail Donald Trump (Coburn or Perry 3rd party candidate)

    03/19/2016 2:19:03 PM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 190 replies
    New York Times ^ | March 19, 2016 | ALEXANDER BURNS and JONATHAN MARTIN
    Republican leaders adamantly opposed to Donald J. Trump’s candidacy are preparing a 100-day campaign to deny him the presidential nomination, starting with an aggressive battle in Wisconsin’s April 5 primary and extending into the summer, with a delegate-by-delegate lobbying effort that would cast Mr. Trump as a calamitous choice for the general election. Recognizing that Mr. Trump has seized a formidable advantage in the race, they say that an effort to block him would rely on an array of desperation measures, the political equivalent of guerrilla fighting. There is no longer room for error or delay, the anti-Trump forces say,...
  • Donald Trump Takes 3 States, John Kasich Wins Ohio

    03/15/2016 9:28:21 PM PDT · by Innovative · 33 replies
    NY Times ^ | March 15, 2016 | JONATHAN MARTIN and ALEXANDER BURNS
    Donald J. Trump routed Senator Marco Rubio in Florida on Tuesday, driving him from the Republican presidential race, and easily won the primaries in Illinois and North Carolina, amassing a formidable delegate advantage that will be exceedingly difficult for any rival to overcome. But with a victory in Ohio, his home state, Gov. John Kasich denied Mr. Trump one of the night’s biggest prizes and made it considerably harder for him to clinch the nomination outright. Senator Ted Cruz of Texas finished second in Illinois and North Carolina and was locked in a tight race with Mr. Trump in Missouri,...
  • Rank and File Republicans Tell Party Elites: We’re Sticking With Donald Trump

    03/05/2016 7:41:31 AM PST · by VitacoreVision · 111 replies
    New York Times ^ | MARCH 4, 2016
    From Michigan to Louisiana to California on Friday, rank-and-file Republicans expressed mystification, dismissal and contempt regarding the instructions that their party's most high-profile leaders were urgently handing down to them: Reject and defeat Donald J. Trump. Their angry reactions, in the 24 hours since Mitt Romney and John McCain urged millions of voters to cooperate in a grand strategy to undermine Mr. Trump's candidacy, have captured the seemingly inexorable force of a movement that still puzzles the Republican elite and now threatens to unravel the party they hold dear. In interviews, even lifelong Republicans who cast a ballot for Mr....
  • Rank and File Republicans Tell Party Elites: We’re Sticking With Donald Trump

    03/04/2016 7:45:34 PM PST · by jimbo123 · 92 replies
    From Michigan to Louisiana to California on Friday, rank-and-file Republicans expressed mystification, dismissal and contempt regarding the instructions that their party’s most high-profile leaders were urgently handing down to them: Reject and defeat Donald J. Trump. Their angry reactions, in the 24 hours since Mitt Romney and John McCain urged millions of voters to cooperate in a grand strategy to undermine Mr. Trump’s candidacy, have captured the seemingly inexorable force of a movement that still puzzles the Republican elite and now threatens to unravel the party they hold dear. In interviews, even lifelong Republicans who cast a ballot for Mr....
  • Rank and File Republicans Tell Party Elites: We’re Sticking With Donald Trump

    03/05/2016 5:22:56 PM PST · by Innovative · 31 replies
    From Michigan to Louisiana to California on Friday, rank-and-file Republicans expressed mystification, dismissal and contempt over the instructions that their party’s most high-profile leaders were urgently handing down to them: Reject and defeat Donald J. Trump. Their angry reactions, in the 24 hours since Mitt Romney and John McCain urged millions of voters to cooperate in a grand strategy to undermine Mr. Trump’s candidacy, have captured the seemingly inexorable force of a movement that still puzzles the Republican elite and now threatens to unravel the party they hold dear. In interviews, even lifelong Republicans who cast a ballot for Mr....
  • Ted Cruz Wins Kansas Caucuses as 5 States Vote on ‘Super Saturday’

    03/05/2016 2:49:48 PM PST · by 20yearsofinternet · 60 replies
    NY Times ^ | 3/5/2016 | JONATHAN MARTIN
    Senator Ted Cruz scored a hard-fought and decisive win in the Kansas caucuses on Saturday, demonstrating his enduring appeal among conservatives as he tries to reel in Donald J. Trump’s significant lead in the Republican presidential race. Mr. Cruz’s victory illustrated the doubts about Mr. Trump that still linger among the sort of traditional Republicans who attend time-intensive party caucuses. With results still being tallied, Mr. Trump appeared to finish well behind Mr. Cruz, with Senator Marco Rubio of Florida taking third.
  • With a Slur for Ted Cruz, Donald Trump Further Splits Voters

    02/13/2016 3:50:07 AM PST · by reaganaut1 · 81 replies
    New York Times ^ | February 12, 2016 | JONATHAN MARTIN and MAGGIE HABERMAN
    ... [I]n a campaign that has seemingly tested every political rule, Mr. Trump’s opponents hope his latest provocation will be too much for well-mannered voters in this heavily evangelical Christian state to bear: his use of a pungently vulgar word this week to describe one of his rivals, Senator Ted Cruz. Mr. Trump’s raunchy language has become unsurprising at his rallies. And the slur against Mr. Cruz was largely overshadowed by the coverage of the next day’s New Hampshire primary. But in voicing the crude term, Mr. Trump has further polarized a Republican Party already deeply divided about his candidacy,...
  • Chris Christie and Jeb Bush Team Up on a Mutual Target: Marco Rubio

    02/04/2016 9:37:06 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    New York Times ^ | 02/04/2016 | By MICHAEL BARBARO and JONATHAN MARTIN
    MANCHESTER, N.H. -- Frustrated and flailing as his candidacy threatens to slip away, Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey is embarking on a scalding effort over the next week to discredit Senator Marco Rubio of Florida, the man he blames for undermining his campaign and whose ascendancy he deeply resents. And Mr. Christie has a secret ally: Jeb Bush. Mr. Christie, whose White House hopes hinge on a strong showing in New Hampshire, is unleashing the kind of cutting and personal attacks that brought him renown in New Jersey but that pose a far greater risk in a presidential campaign,...
  • As Donald Trump and Ted Cruz Soar, G.O.P. Leaders Exasperation Grows

    01/26/2016 8:24:28 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 20 replies
    NY Times ^ | 1/26/16 | JONATHAN MARTIN and ALEXANDER BURNS
    Republican leaders are growing alarmed by the ferocious ways the party's mainstream candidates for president are attacking one another, and they fear that time is running out for any of them to emerge as a credible alternative to Donald J. Trump or Senator Ted Cruz of Texas. Leaders of the Republican establishment, made up of elected officials, lobbyists and donors, are also sending a message to the mainstream candidates, such as former Gov. Jeb Bush of Florida, that they should withdraw from the race if they do not show strength soon. The members of the party establishment are growing impatient...
  • National Review, conservative thinkers stand against Trump

    01/21/2016 4:17:03 PM PST · by jimbo123 · 213 replies
    CNN ^ | 1/21/16 | Dylan Byers
    National Review, the conservative magazine founded by William F. Buckley, will publish a special issue on Friday opposing Donald Trump's bid for the presidency, according to a source with knowledge of the issue's contents. The issue will feature a blistering editorial that labels Trump a threat to conservatism, as well as essays by 22 prominent conservative thinkers from various ideological factions, in opposition to Trump's candidacy, the source said. "Donald Trump is a menace to American conservatism who would take the work of generations and trample it underfoot on behalf of a populism as heedless and crude as The Donald...
  • For Republicans, Mounting Fears of Lasting Split

    01/09/2016 12:39:15 PM PST · by Mariner · 146 replies
    The New York Times ^ | January 9th, 2016 | By PATRICK HEALY and JONATHAN MARTIN
    The Republican Party is facing a historic split over its fundamental principles and identity, as its once powerful establishment grapples with an eruption of class tensions, ethnic resentments and mistrust among working-class conservatives who are demanding a presidential nominee who represents their interests. At family dinners and New Year’s parties, in conference calls and at private lunches, longtime Republicans are expressing a growing fear that the coming election could be shattering for the party, or reshape it in ways that leave it unrecognizable. While warring party factions usually reconcile after brutal nomination fights, this race feels different, according to interviews...
  • Fear of Terrorism Lifts Donald Trump in New York Times/CBS Poll [fear of Muslim takeover]

    12/10/2015 4:57:36 PM PST · by NRx · 31 replies
    NY Times ^ | 12-10-2015 | JONATHAN MARTIN and DALIA SUSSMAN
    Americans are more fearful about the likelihood of another terrorist attack than at any other time since the weeks after Sept. 11, 2001, a gnawing sense of dread that has helped lift Donald J. Trump to a new high among Republican primary voters, according to the latest New York Times/CBS News poll. From Our Advertisers In the aftermath of attacks by Islamic extremists in Paris and in San Bernardino, Calif., a plurality of the public views the threat of terrorism as the top issue facing the country. A month ago, only 4 percent of Americans said terrorism was the most...
  • NYT's Martin: Ivanka Different from Donald—'Poised, Smart, Capable'

    10/14/2015 6:01:34 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 19 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Even for conservatives not inclined toward Trump, the sneering condescension of the New York Times might be enough to rally them to The Donald's defense. On this evening's With All Due Respect, the Times' Jonathan Martin, asked, after viewing a clip of Ivanka Trump, how her more active involvement would affect the campaign, responded "the comments that you heard right there are so stark to me, because they are a departure from the Trump brand that we know. I mean, she sounds like a really sort of poised, smart, capable person." So Donald's flustered, stupid and incompetent, Jonathan? View the...
  • 49ers Waive OL Jonathan Martin After 1 Season With Team

    03/27/2015 12:32:07 PM PDT · by zeestephen · 1 replies ^ | 26 March 2015
    The Niners acquired Martin last March in a deal with Miami. Martin had left the Dolphins in October 2013 after accusing teammate Richie Incognito of bullying...Martin started seven games at right tackle last season in place of injured Anthony Davis. He struggled in that role and allowed 7 1/2 sacks
  • Democrats Confront Vexing Politics Over the Health Care Law

    04/19/2014 12:33:29 PM PDT · by Theoria · 11 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 19 April 2014 | Jonathan Martin
    When Franklin D. Roosevelt established Social Security, he created generations of loyal Democrats. When Lyndon B. Johnson signed Medicare into law, he built on that legacy, particularly with older Americans. And when George W. Bush instituted a new prescription drug benefit for Medicare, it helped reclaim elderly voters for Republicans. But President Obama’s Affordable Care Act, the $1.4 trillion effort to extend health insurance to all Americans, is challenging the traditional calculus about government benefits and political impact. Even as Mr. Obama announced that eight million Americans had enrolled in the program and urged Democrats to embrace the law, those...
  • Mike Huckabee’s Maurice Clemmons problem

    03/19/2014 3:42:47 PM PDT · by PaulCruz2016 · 32 replies
    The Seattle Times ^ | 12-18-2013 | Jonathan Martin
    If former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee is going to run for president in 2016, his campaign is going to have to run through the Forza coffee shop in Parkland, Wash. That’s where one of Huckabee’s many parolees, Maurice Clemmons, assassinated four Lakewood police officers in 2009, depriving nine children of a parent and setting a national perception that Huckabee abused his powers of clemency. Huckabee told The New York Times’ Jonathan Martin (the other Jonathan Martin) that he views a 2016 presidential bid as “a real opportunity for me.” The Washington Post quickly called Huckabee “a long shot” because he...
  • Richie Incognito suspended by team (Miami Dolphins bully)

    11/04/2013 2:52:32 AM PST · by rawhide · 64 replies
    ESPN ^ | 11-4-13 | By James Walker
    The Miami Dolphins have suspended starting guard Richie Incognito for conduct detrimental to the team. Incognito was being reviewed by the Dolphins, the NFL and the NFL Players Association for harassment of teammate Jonathan Martin, who left the team last week following a lunchroom incident. "The Miami Dolphins have suspended Richie Incognito for conduct detrimental to the team," the team said in a statement released late Sunday night. "We believe in maintaining a culture of respect for one another and as a result we believe this decision is in the best interest of the organization at this time. Incognito, who...
  • PICKET: Source - Rahm Emanuel involved in Cain sexual harassment accuser attacks

    12/01/2011 4:39:34 PM PST · by Fred · 104 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 11/02/2011 | Kerry Picket
    UPDATE -Mayor Emanuel is denying he is involved in anyway with the exchange of information regarding Cain's sexual harassment accusers. Herman Cain's campaign is revealing suspicions about who is behind the story regarding the former unidentified employees who accused Mr. Cain of sexual harassment in the late 1990's. According to a source who is friends with the Cain campaign, not only is the Rick Perry campaign involved but also the Mayor of Chicago and former Obama White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel is likely involved with the sexual harassment accuser attacks. A friend of the Cain campaign believes a...
  • VIDEO: MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell, Politico’s Jonathan Martin snicker at journalism’s ‘code of ethics’

    11/07/2011 2:49:10 PM PST · by martosko · 14 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 11/07/2011 | Jeff Poor
    The Society of Professional Journalism’s code of ethics is apparently unknown to, and easily dismissed by, MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell. On “Andrea Mitchell Reports” Monday, the anchor introduced Politico’s Jonathan Martin after playing a clip of former Godfather’s Pizza CEO Herman Cain suggesting some reporters at an event in Texas check the Society of Professional Journalism’s “code of ethics.” “Jonathan Martin is the senior reporter for Politico and broke the original story,” she said. “I assume you read the journalistic code of ethics, whatever that is.” Martin replied by saying he had his copy “well-thumbed.”
  • Cain Sexual Harrassment?

    11/01/2011 3:32:54 AM PDT · by MacMattico · 20 replies · 1+ views
    I'm just watching the interview with Herman Cain on Greta. If I understand him right, he says the only women of the two he even remembers by name worked in the government/PAC dept. of the restaurant association. Interesting. I don't know, but wondering-- would she be in a position to represent restaurant and service workers unions interests in the PAC? Cain said the first woman was dismissed and the accusations were deemed "baseless" and that she left with what was the equivalent of her owed severance package . Now this women shows up and Cain says he doesn't even believe...
  • Mark Levin Breaks Down the Herman Cain Smear by Politico (Video)

    10/31/2011 7:17:18 PM PDT · by justsaynomore · 57 replies
    Right Scoop ^ | 10/31/11 | Mark Levin
    Mark Levin covers the gamut in this clip, illustrating the the double standard by means of the allegations of rape from Juanita Broderick against Bill Clinton, to exposing the sham of a news website that is Politico and its hit men reporters:
  • Cain denies sexual-harassment claims (Accusers should identify themselves and tell the whole story)

    10/31/2011 6:53:28 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 62 replies
    Hotair ^ | 10/30/2011 | Ed Morrissey
    There are many headlines that strike fear in the hearts of presidential campaigns — and this one from Politico is probably right near the worst of them. Last night, they ran a story that the National Restaurant Association had to settle two sexual-harassment claims against Herman Cain when he chaired the trade group in the 1990s: During Herman Cain’s tenure as the head of the National Restaurant Association in the 1990s, at least two female employees complained to colleagues and senior association officials about inappropriate behavior by Cain, ultimately leaving their jobs at the trade group, multiple sources confirm to...
  • Politico's Martin Dodges Question On Cain Details

    10/31/2011 5:31:12 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 110 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Herman Cain has been taking heat for his response to questions about Politico's story on alleged sexual harassment. But today on Morning Joe, it was Politico's own Jonathan Martin, lead author of the story, who was being evasive about the details of the allegations against Cain. Incredibly, when Willie Geist asked him to describe specifically what Politico is accusing Cain of having done, Martin hemmed, hawed then ultimately said "we're just not going to get into the details of exactly what happened with these women," beyond the sketchy generalities in the Politico story. View the video here.
  • Sarah Palin Calls Cain Hit-Piece Article JournoList Martin a "Punk" on Beck Show (Rewind)

    10/31/2011 12:15:11 AM PDT · by AmericanInTokyo · 90 replies · 1+ views
    Glenn Beck Show Oct. 2010 via YouTube ^ | 31 October 2011 | AmericanInTokyo
    This guy--who slammed Herman Cain yesterday--tried to get Sarah Palin, too. She called him a "punk" on Glenn Beck's Radio show nearly one full year ago. @ 00:48, and further exposes Politico's method of hatchet jobs and then not retracting nor accepting responsibility afterwards when proven WRONG. PALIN CLIP HERE ON JONATHAN MARTIN. Furthermore, this Jonathan Martin (Politico) individual, we have come to find out was:a) Almost nominated to be in the top 10 of a list of worst liberal journalists in the United States. Helen Thomas went on to claim the top spot.b) Was exposed as member of the...
  • Politico’s Jonathan Martin Smears Palin with False Facts (Flashback: Herman Cain hit piece author)

    10/30/2011 11:07:39 PM PDT · by Qbert · 16 replies
    Big Journalism ^ | Oct 21st 2010 | Retracto, the Correction Alpaca
    In his piece today entitled “Sarah Palin is wreaking havoc on the campaign trail, GOP sources say,” Politico’s Jonathan Martin (who was tasked with the Republican Party beat for the website for the 2008 elections) falsely claims Sarah Palin backed out of a scheduled interview with talk-radio host Mark Levin: According to a source familiar with the situation, she backed out of planned interviews with conservative talk-show hosts Sean Hannity and Mark Levin the morning she was scheduled to talk to them. Levin contested this claim on his facebook page, and has asked Politico to retract this statement: This is...
  • Is Rick Perry dumb? (Stupid article by an Obama campaign staffer disguised as a reporter)

    08/29/2011 3:37:43 AM PDT · by tobyhill · 92 replies
    Politico ^ | 8/29/2011 | By JONATHAN MARTIN
    Another Texas governor who drops his “g’s” and scorns elites is running for president and the whispers are the same: Lightweight, incurious, instinctual. Strip away the euphemisms, and Rick Perry is confronting an unavoidable question: is he dumb - or just misunderestimated? Doubts about Perry’s intellect have hounded him since he was first elected as a state legislator nearly three decades ago. In Austin, he’s been derided as a right-place, right-time pol who looks the part but isn’t so deep – “Gov. Goodhair.” Now, with the chatter picking back up among his enemies and taking flight in elite Republican circles,...
  • Governor Palin talks to Glenn Beck – October 22 2010 (Calls out that liar at Politico)

    10/22/2010 9:53:10 AM PDT · by onyx · 38 replies
    Sarah Palin calls out that liar, slimebag punk at Politico, one, Jonathan Martin, during her conversation with Glenn Beck on his radio show this morning! Direct Link ENJOY!
  • Hurricane Sarah (Politico Hit Job)

    10/21/2010 7:59:09 AM PDT · by kristinn · 16 replies
    Politico ^ | Thursday, October 21, 2010 | Jonathan Martin
    The election is two weeks away, but the campaign trail reviews of Sarah Palin already are in, and they aren’t pretty. According to multiple Republican campaign sources, the former Alaska governor wreaks havoc on campaign logistics and planning. She offers little notice about her availability, refuses to do certain events, is obsessive about press coverage and sometimes backs out with as little lead time as she gave in the first place. In short, her seat-of-the-pants operation can be a nightmare to deal with, which, in part, explains why Palin doesn’t often do individual events for GOP hopefuls. It’s not that...
  • Mark Levin: story that Palin backed out of interview with him ‘a flat out lie’

    10/21/2010 9:04:45 AM PDT · by Sergeant Tim · 18 replies
    Mark Levin Fan ^ | October 21, 2010 | Sgt Tim
    Mark Levin fired off a blistering rebuttal on Facebook this morning aimed at a reporter for asserting Sarah Palin "backed out of" a planned interview with Mark the morning she was scheduled to talk to him: "This is a flat out lie. Sarah Palin never backed out of any interview with me. Period. And John Martin, the reporter, never contacted me to ask me directly. I insist on a retraction."
  • Sarah Palin personifies GOP divide

    10/17/2010 4:59:36 PM PDT · by Nachum · 38 replies · 1+ views
    Politico ^ | 10/117/10 | Jonathan Martin
    ANAHEIM, Calif. — There were 19 Republicans sitting on stage behind Sarah Palin when she rallied GOP activists here Saturday, but none was named Meg Whitman or Carly Fiorina.And just as the Republican candidates for governor and Senate here were physically absent from the event, they were also missing from Palin’s speech.Not once during remarks that lasted just over 20 minutes did the former Alaska governor mention two of the national party’s most buzzed-about candidates running in the country’s largest state.It’s possible that Palin didn’t want to mention Whitman and Fiorina for fear of handing Democrats fodder
  • Matthews Attacks Politico for Printing Cheney's Comments, Says "He's Feeding You This Crap" - Video

    01/04/2010 4:48:52 PM PST · by Federalist Patriot · 14 replies · 676+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | January 4, 2010 | Michael
    Here is video of Chris Matthews attacking Politico for publishing Dick Cheney's commentary...(Video)Chris Matthews asked Politico's Jonathan Martin, "does he have a thing with Politico? Does he have like a hot-line to you guys?" Matthews said to Martin "he uses you like you'd use Drudge or somebody, why does he go to you guys?" Martin responded to Matthews saying "you'd have to ask the Vice President, Chris, I'm not sure, we aggressively report on both sides." Chris Matthews then told Martin "it's not reporting, he feeds you this stuff, I like Politico but he's feeding you guys this crap."
  • Jonathan Martin Says Sarah Palin "Walking Back" Obama Birth Certificate Remarks - Video 12/4/09

    12/04/2009 12:28:27 PM PST · by Federalist Patriot · 17 replies · 1,099+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | December 4, 2009 | Brian
    Here is video of MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell today talking with Politico's Jonathan Martin about Gov. Sarah Palin's remarks yesterday that President Obama's Birth Certificate is "fair game" as an issue. Martin said Palin tried to "walk back" her comments today by making a post on her Facebook at 1:00 AM in which she said she has never questioned President Obama's Birth Certificate. Martin seems to think Palin made the comments because she knew she was talking to a conservative audience, and did not think about it getting out to a wider audience. . . . (VIDEO)
  • And The Most Irresponsible Journalist Award Goes to The Politico’s Jonathan Martin!

    10/30/2009 4:53:25 PM PDT · by JRochelle · 41 replies · 4,502+ views
    The Iowa Republican ^ | 10/30/2009 | Emily Geiger
    So tell me, how do you write a “news” story about an organization paying for a speaker when you don’t even know if the organization is paying for the speaker? Ask “journalist” Jonathan Martin. He knows all about it. You see, Jonny wrote a piss poor story the other day about how the Iowa Family Policy Center will be paying a large speaker fee if Sarah Palin comes to Iowa to keynote the IFPC’s fall funderaiser. The only problem is that Jonny has no sources confirming that any exorbitant fee is being charged or paid. In fact, he had just...
  • Prevaricating Politico Piece Pummels Palin

    10/29/2009 7:28:23 AM PDT · by Josh Painter · 12 replies · 858+ views
    Texas for Sarah Palin ^ | Thursday, October 29, 2009 at 7:30 AM | Josh Painter
    The Palin-hatin' media just keeps pouring it on Sarah Palin. The latest example is Politico's distortion of a report that a pro-family group wants to bring her to Iowa. The Iowa Family Policy Center has asked Team Sarah, which has no formal ties to the former governor, to help it raise $100,000 to stage an event on November 21 for which the organization hopes to book Palin to be the speaker. Team Sarah's Bill Collier says that IFPC has already raised $59,000 for the event, and his group is trying to raise another $41,000. The headline for the Politico piece...
  • Rush, right rally to McCain

    02/21/2008 7:14:47 PM PST · by ricks_place · 193 replies · 1,563+ views
    Politico ^ | Feb 21, 2008 | Mike Allen and Jonathan Martin
    Rush Limbaugh, who has been critical of Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), embraced him Thursday now that they have a common enemy: The New York Times. Limbaugh and other conservative commentators rushed to defend McCain on Thursday against a potentially damaging article in The New York Times, embracing a maverick they have often attacked. "You're surprised that Page Six-type gossip is on the front page of The New York Times?" Limbaugh asked as he began his radio show. "Where have you been? How in the world can anybody be surprised?" Limbaugh said earlier in an e-mail to Politico that the Times...
  • Governor Huckabee E-mails Rush; Drive-Bys Miss Point of the Story

    01/02/2008 8:07:58 PM PST · by Eric Blair 2084 · 156 replies · 215+ views ^ | January 2, 2007 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Let me deal with the latest here involving Governor Huckabee that happened on the break. When we were last together on Friday, December whatever it was, I had finally decided to react to a statement made by an alleged Huckabee campaign advisor in Washington. I don't even remember the exact words, but it mischaracterized me and this program the way Democrats do: "He's just an entertainer, part of Washington-New York media axis. Whatever the RNC talking points are, that's what you'll hear from Limbaugh. We don't begrudge him. He made a lot of money. He's a great entertainer, but,"...
  • Fred Thompson may drop out (For any latecomers, it's baloney)

    01/02/2008 9:23:55 PM PST · by camerakid400 · 312 replies · 272+ views
    The Politico ^ | January 02, 2008 | Jonathan Martin and Mike Allen
    DES MOINES, Iowa – Several Republican officials close to Fred Thompson’s presidential campaign said they expect the candidate will drop out of the race within days if he finishes poorly in Thursday’s Iowa caucus.
  • Thompson is running low on options

    12/21/2007 5:44:36 PM PST · by devere · 138 replies · 128+ views
    Politico ^ | 12/20/2007 | Jonathan Martin
    DAVENPORT, Iowa — Fred Thompson’s plan is simple: Get on a bus and haul around to some 50 Iowa towns and cities between now and Jan. 3. It’s the only option he has. Thompson has little money left in bank and has had to slash his television presence here to a level well below that of Mitt Romney and Mike Huckabee. His cash crunch is so severe that he’s even had to freeze his direct mail plan. So now, for the next two weeks before the caucuses, he'll be largely living off the land. Thompson fell in the polls as...
  • Bobos say no-no (National Review urbanite frets about religious conservatives bringing us down)

    11/16/2006 8:19:09 AM PST · by Mamzelle · 60 replies · 1,282+ views
    National Review Online ^ | Nov 16 2006 | Jonathan Martin
    Martin wants to point out that if it weren't for the icky evangelicals, we'd still have Allen as Senator in Va.