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  • Tea Party backlash? Not among rank-and-file Republicans (Pew Poll)

    10/10/2013 6:48:05 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 14 replies
    PEW Research Org ^ | October 9, 2013 | By Bruce Drake
    Recent news reports have suggested that the hard line taken by Tea Party and other conservative Republicans in the House in the budget and debt ceiling battles may be producing a backlash among party supporters and donors who are concerned about the political impact of the government shutdown and a possible U.S. default on its debt. But to whatever extent that pushback may be happening, it’s a point of view not shared by rank-and-file Republicans. Just 18% of Republicans believed their leaders were paying too much attention to the Tea Party, up slightly from 13% two years ago, according to...
  • Why Sarah Palin actually matters again: Gov. is the smiley face of white backlash (Joan Walsh alert)

    06/17/2013 3:22:15 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 29 replies
    Salon ^ | June 17, 2013 | Joan Walsh
    Sarah Palin is back! Not only did she get another Fox News contract, she was the star of Ralph Reed’s Faith and Freedom Conference this past weekend for her slashing attacks not only on President Obama and Democrats but on Republican sellouts (and 2016 hopefuls) like Jeb Bush. Watching Palin gleefully take on Bush, who made a dumb comment about needing immigration reform because immigrants are “more fertile” than native-born Americans, I realized that Palin’s star really is rising again, at a time of heightened racial insecurity on the white far-right. They need a hero, and here she is again....
  • MSNBC’s Karen Finney Claims GOP Responsible For Benghazi Attack

    05/10/2013 5:21:37 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 54 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | May 10, 2013 | Jeffrey Meyer
    Apparently the folks at MSNBC have decided that the Benghazi investigation is merely a political ploy by the GOP to hinder Hillary ClintonÂ’s presidential ambitions in 2016. Instead of addressing the substantive issues that potentially resulted in a cover-up surrounding the attack, MSNBC anchors and pundits have been going out of there way to protect the Obama administration and smear Republicans. Doing her duty to defend team Obama on Martin Bashir May 10 program, soon-to-be MSNBC host and former DNC Communications Director Karen Finney laid the blame for the dead in Benghazi on, who else, congressional Republicans: But I believe...