Becky Sarwate

Don’t Let the Door Hit You on The Way Out: Goodbye, April 2013

Don’t Let the Door Hit You on The Way Out: Goodbye, April 2013

By any conceivable standard, this has been a grueling month. The term War on Terror was given new significance as…

11 years ago

The George W. Bush Presidential Library Takes the Lazy Road to Rewriting History

The George W. Bush presidential library takes the laziest path imaginable towards the rewriting history of Bush's disastrous eight years…

11 years ago

Even the GOP Doesn’t Care What Rick Santorum Has to Say Anymore

Santorum predicts the collapse of the GOP if it does repent of its recent moves toward the social center, most…

11 years ago

The Lessons Roger Ebert’s Life Has for the GOP

There are many ways in which Roger Ebert's philosophies serve as a blueprint for course correction that the hopelessly adrift…

11 years ago

Conservatives Are Still in Post-Iraq Invasion Spin Mode

It has been ten years since the invasion of Iraq , and conservatives are still trying to spin the war…

11 years ago

“Liberal” New York Times Serves as GOP House Budget Plan Accomplice

The supposedly liberal-leaning Grey Lady has bestowed the gift of cover for House charlatans who would like you to forget…

11 years ago

The GOP’s Mercenary Evolution on Same-Sex Marriage

What is really behind the Republican party's incremental about face on the subject of same-sex marriage? It's all about the…

11 years ago

Who Needs Congress to Raise the Federal Minimum Wage?

Why is it continually viable to discuss making the economy work for business, without any concern for the people who…

11 years ago

Republicans Confront the Reality That America Just Isn’t That Into Them

Former Romney top strategist, Stuart Stevens has joined a growing chorus of GOP leaders who seem to be waking up…

11 years ago

Nate Silver Says Marco Rubio is as Unelectable as Mitt Romney Was

A Republican candidate of any color may still have to adopt the 2012 losing strategy in Mitt Romney.

11 years ago

Republicans Don’t Want You to Know That Obamacare Is Working

Republicans don't want you to know this, but Obamacare is working. The cost of healthcare is slowing, and Obamacare is…

11 years ago

Ron Paul’s Chris Kyle Tweets Create A Huge Headache for GOP War Hawks

While Paul's flippant tweet is certainly insensitive to the victim's grieving family at best, the former congressman does make a…

11 years ago

Sane GOPers Tell the Crazy Republicans to Stop Talking to Themselves

Internal criticism is running wild as sane Republicans try to take back control of their party from the crazies who…

11 years ago

GOP Spends Full Week Eating Crow Served Up by President Obama

It can't escape our collective liberal notice that by any standards this was a very bad week for the Republican…

11 years ago

Arrest of Rand Paul’s Son Continues Family Legacy of Woman Hating

While William Paul has never run for public office, the apple doesn't fall too far from the tree, does it?

12 years ago

The Media Gives the Republican Party a Free Pass to Obstruct

At the inception of President Obama's second term, with looming fights in front of us over a host of issues,…

12 years ago

The Republican Party Resolves to Destroy Middle Class Once and For All in 2013

After they failed in 2012, Republicans turn their attention towards destroying the middle class in 2013.

12 years ago

Boehner Attempts to Leverage Newtown Tragedy Distraction in Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

It seems as if the deficit is being used as a bargaining ploy by the Republicans. This ploy is being…

12 years ago

Tone Deaf Republicans Push Themselves off the Political Cliff By Ignoring the Voters

The Republican Party is very close to relegating itself to the political backwoods in perpetuity. Did they not get the…

12 years ago

Trinkets From Romney’s Doomed Candidacy End Up in a Bargain Bin Near You

It's the little things during the holiday season that bring such simple joy. Like seeing Mitt Romney's campaign merchandise littering…

12 years ago

Welcome to the Jungle: The GOP Dysfunction Infused 112th Congress Reports for Duty

The greatest example of petty taunting and counter-productivity since the 7th grade lunch table returns to Capitol Hill today, fresh…

12 years ago

Obama and Romney Campaigns Play the Waiting Game

No matter who emerges victor (Obama) today is a day for celebrating ourselves and our participation in the democratic process.…

12 years ago

Chris Christie Ignores the GOP Mandate to Condemn the President at Every Turn

Chris Christie is openly defying his party by praising President Obama's handling of Hurricane Sandy one week before Election Day.

12 years ago

This Week in Alienating Female Voters Starring Mitt Romney

Mitt Romney has spent years undermining his own credibility with female voters and there's no reason, particularly after Monday night's…

12 years ago

Biden Versus Ryan: Defense is the Best Offense

Ryan's budget plan is heartless, bad for America and when properly scrutinized, indefensible. At the VP debate, Joe Biden will…

12 years ago

Like the Work of the NFL Replacement Refs? Then Vote for Mitt Romney

If you like the work of the NFL's replacement refs, then you'll love how Mitt Romney will govern the country…

12 years ago

Should We Forgive Romney’s ‘Off the Cuff’ Remarks? In a Word, No

Romney is staring down the barrel of video evidence that he just doesn't give a damn about Americans occupying social…

12 years ago

After Romney’s Disastrous Week the Only Surprise is America Not Unanimously Voting Obama

All things considered, it's sort of tough to comprehend how the polls like the recent Yahoo!/Esquire numbers don't skew much…

12 years ago

Obama’s Convention Speech: The Real Mission

President Obama's real mission tonight is to do the one thing he has failed to do over the partisan screaming…

12 years ago

GOP Convention: Tuesday Night Drinking Games

Drinking games to liven up the GOP convention.Take a shot every time a speaker calls Obama a socialist! Do a…

12 years ago

Paul Ryan: Walking the Party Line Against Women

Paul Ryan is proof that the compassionate conservatives amongst us don't appear to have a lot of respect for individual…

12 years ago

Revenge: It’s What Female Voters Have in Store for the GOP

Women will have their revenge at the ballot box this Fall. And we'll enjoy the spectacle of the GOP's mystified…

12 years ago

Dick Cheney Reminds Us That Romney Still Has Stateside Messes to Clean

Dick Cheney, popped out of his cryogenic chamber to remind the voting public that there are still plenty of Stateside…

12 years ago

Mitt Romney Tells America His Finances are None of Our Damned Business

Romney claims he ignorant of his investments, but rest assured, he hasn't dodged any taxes. How do we know this?…

12 years ago

Even the ‘Moderate’ Conservative at the New York Times Can’t Describe the GOP Healthcare Plan

Not even conservative water carrier David Brooks can sell the non-existent Republican alternative to the Affordable Care Act.

12 years ago

Justice Roberts’ Health Care Decision: Just Say Yes to the Constitution

So what did happen with Roberts anyway? Was his a vote cast to mitigate the public impression that the SCOTUS…

12 years ago

Democrats Encouraged by the GOP’s Unceasing Grumbles About Romney

If some of the biggest Republican names are unable to publicly condone Romney's candidacy, why should the mainstream voter be…

12 years ago

Where are the Jobs? Ask the GOP

The mystery of the disappearing workforce is owing not to the President's leadership but to eight previous years of treasury…

12 years ago

Latino Voters Self-Deport Mitt Romney

Obama enjoys a staggering 34-point lead over Mitt Romney amongst Latino voters, but their aversion to Romney amongst Latinos is…

12 years ago

Obama Opens Up a General Election Can of Whoop Ass on Romney

After Obama's rousing start to what is sure to be a long general election campaign, before the boredom of the…

12 years ago

EU Austerity Rejection Spells Trouble for GOP

There's a funny thing about austerity measures. When adopted alone without a balanced approach to short-term and long-term economic stimuli,…

12 years ago

The Right Claims Obama Has More War on Terror Hubris Than Flight Suit Wearing Bush

The claims Obama is a war on terror egomaniac, but how could Obama out-display hubris of a flight-suit wearing Dubya…

12 years ago

Mitt Romney Shakes His Etch-A-Sketch, But Women Don’t Forget

It isn't possible for Mitt Romney to shake the Etch-A-Sketch hard enough to make the nation's women forget the attacks…

12 years ago

Opposition to the Individual Mandate Not a Question of Liberty

Opposition to the individual mandate has nothing to do with civil liberties and (surprise!) everything to do with avarice and…

12 years ago

The Latest Schadenfreude: Big Oil Republicans Blame Obama for Gas Prices

The right is attempting to have it both ways on gas prices. They are protecting Big Oil's profits, while blaming…

12 years ago

Apathy In Illinois: Romney and Santorum Fight For Right to Lose to Obama

Illinois GOP voters go to the polls today to choose from ideologically amorphous bore Mitt Romney, stubborn fungus Newt Gingrich…

12 years ago

Mitt Romney: The Real Life Dickens Villain of the GOP

This week Republican primary co-front runner Mitt Romney demonstrated once again that neither he, nor his increasingly radical political party…

12 years ago

Complacent Female Conservatives Are Failing Womankind

Women on the right have been curiously silent during an assault on life and liberty that shows no sign of…

12 years ago