Jason Altmire (D, PA-04): pro-life? Pro-choice? Try ‘pro-keeping his seat.’
You have to wonder whether the Online Left finds equivocators like Rep. Jason Altmire (D, PA-04) as insulting as we do (not that progressives have the courage to call their own hypocrites out, of course). Let me set the background: in 2010 Altmire did his level best to look like a mighty pro-life champion, largely because he was running for re-election in a R+6 district | Read More »
Cloture vote today on gun-grabbing, pro-lifer-hating Caitlin Halligan.
I got tipped this one by the Rick Perry campaign: surprised that I didn’t see this before. Halligan is up for a judicial appointment to the US Circuit Court of Appeals for DC, and she’s… well, read [for some reason, the link didn't work the first time]: Ms. Halligan’s confirmation has been vigorously opposed by the National Rifle Association, Gun Owners of America, and Committee | Read More »
Bart Stupak (D, MI-01) cuts and runs.
(Via The Business Insider) No question mark on this: Marc Armbinder’s first mention has been expanded upon here, and CBS News is now reporting it as well. This should surprise nobody: we’ve been expecting this announcement since Wednesday. Particularly since the Tea Party folks are going to – justifiably – claim at least the assist on this scalp*. So… Stupak betrays the pro-life movement and | Read More »
Liberal shocked, shocked! to find identity politics going on in the NY Senate pick.
Let the record show that I say the following without heat: I don’t think that I’ve ever met Robert Stein, and I certainly have nothing against him. But this plaintive question via (Hot Air) is a bit rich: In Illinois, the future felon Rod Blagojevich appoints Roland Burris amid calls to retain the President’s seat for an African-American and now, with Caroline Kennedy gone, New | Read More »
Quick thoughts from the RNC Life of the Party speech.
…but the aftereffects of Gustav interfered; we had Laura Ingraham instead. Very quick reaction (more later, and after the fold): if you are the sort that thinks that McCain is quietly looking for an opportunity to dump Sarah Palin, do yourself a favor and stop deluding yourself – or else do me a favor, and keep telling yourself that. I picked six or so people | Read More »