Shorter Chris Matthews: Jack Kemp Opposed GOP's Racism

October 7th, 2015 8:55 PM
Leave it to Chris Matthews to find a way to blast the GOP as racist and xenophobic in a softball promotional segment plugging a new book on the life and politics of the late Jack Kemp.

Roll Call’s Kondracke Calls Palin 'A Joke

November 4th, 2010 5:24 PM
New Washington insider wisdom: If you have the courage of your convictions and support those who do likewise, then you’re not to be taken seriously. At an event at the Ronald Reagan Building hosted by Roll Call/CQ in Washington, D.C. on Nov. 4, Roll Call Executive Editor Mort Kondracke, also a Fox News contributor took a few shots at the political leadership of Sen. Jim DeMint, R-S.C., and…

U.S. News Column: Obama's Post-Partisan Washington Failure GOP's Fault

March 20th, 2009 5:20 AM
Two March 19 editorials on Obama's failure to create post-partisanship in D.C., both from lefties, can't be farther apart from each other in their conclusions. Marc Dunkelman's in U.S. News blames everyone but Obama for the failure to invent that mythic bipartisan Washington while Mort Kondracke's Real Clear Politics piece lays the fault squarely at Obama's door step.But, the differences in the…

FNC's Mort Kondracke: Palin is 'Dan Quayle All Over Again

September 2nd, 2008 10:14 PM
ST. PAUL, Minn.-- Defending his colleagues in the media with their "hard vet" of Gov. Sarah Palin, Fox News Channel's Mort Kondracke told NewsBusters that Republicans should have expected the intense media scrutiny of Palin, a selection he said was "Dan Quayle all over again."NEWSBUSTERS: Do you feel that the media are vetting Sarah Palin to an extent that they didn't vet Obama in his 19 months…

Kondracke Craves Christie Todd as McCain Veep

March 30th, 2008 7:41 AM
Mort Kondracke got one thing right: Rush Limbaugh would go Krakatoa . . . The resident moderate of The Beltway Boys has counseled John McCain to offer the VP slot to Christie Todd Whitman. Mort made his move during last evening's show-ending "Buzz" segment.MORTON KONDRACKE: Two new McCain Veep ideas: first, he should offer the Vice-Presidency to Colin Powell, who may well not take it. If not…