Atlantic: Republicans Engage in Race-Baiting, But Might Not Be Racists

November 19th, 2015 3:41 PM
On Tuesday, The Atlantic featured an article that lamented decades of Republican race-baiting in presidential campaigns. The piece by [authors] allow that race-baiting “does not mean that those who employ them are racists,” but it does “show a willingness to exploit societal ills for political gain.” The authors don’t think Republicans are racists, just that Republicans have a tendency to exploit…

'Clackery of Clacking Class': Wallace Slams Politico Story on Jeb

October 28th, 2015 8:32 AM
Whatever Nicolle Wallace had for breakfast this morning, Jeb should down a double order . . . On today's Morning Joe, former Bush communications chief Wallace slammed a Politico story in which former McCain staffers rejected parallels between Jeb's campaign and that of McCain, who came back from the political wilderness to win the nomination in 2008. Calling the story a "cheap shot," "low blow"…

McCain: 'Term of Endearment' To Call Trump Supporters 'Crazies'

July 20th, 2015 8:38 AM
If calling constituents concerned about illegal immigration "crazies" is a term of endearment, what would be an insult?   On today's Morning Joe, John McCain refused to apologize to the thousands of Arizonans attending a Trump rally that McCain called "crazies." According to McCain, "crazies" is a "term of endearment" and a "term of affection."

Disabled John McCain Can’t Catch a Ball, Or a Break

July 2nd, 2015 8:22 AM
When cruelty and ignorance meet … Tuesday night, U.S. Senator John McCain, decided to take in a Diamondbacks game. During the game, a foul-ball was hit toward him. McCain, 78, failed to come down with the catch.

Chicago Sun-Times: Obama 'Tries To Avoid Talking About Race

August 7th, 2008 3:39 PM

ABC Claims McCain 'Surging' -- But Zogby Shows Him Losing Ground to Ro

January 5th, 2008 9:39 AM
On the eve of the Iowa caucuses, NBC News Political Director Chuck Todd disclosed that the media was poised to take a third-place McCain finish there and use it to catapult him to victory in New Hampshire. McCain actually finished fourth in Iowa, but on Good Morning America today we saw a perfect example of the phenomenon Todd predicted. ABC declared that McCain is "surging," "rising in the…