Category Archives: False Equivalency

Bill Maher Is Not Foster Freiss

Now the Republicans are trying bullying tactics again. They’re after the Democrats to return the million-dollar donation Bill Maher made to the President’s SuperPAC because of “offensive” remarks Maher allegedly made about the fragrant Ann Romney on his panel show … Continue reading

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Ted Nugent Is Worse Than Hilary Rosen, But Willard Says Nothing

When Mrs Romney took umbrage at Hilary Rosen’s inopportune, but truthful, remarks, her husband and the Republican party declared that the Democrats were against stay-at-home moms. And so the President and every ranking Democrat moved quickly to disavow Rosen’s remarks … Continue reading

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Morning Awful: Malkin Malevolence

Did you know that making fun of John McCain by photoshopping bloody fangs into his mouth is exactly the same as calling for “Second Amendment remedies”? Or that Ron Paulite-9/11 “truthers” assaulting a Laura Bush fan in a wheelchair are … Continue reading

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False Equivalence

(W)e don’t know the motivation but regardless something like this tends to be… tends to be a wake up call and we’ve already heard from some members of Congress who have been on our air earlier today saying that they … Continue reading

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No False Equivalence

What happens when a nut case wins a Texas Democratic primary? The state party disowns her immediately. Anyone who answers the question “do you thinkĀ  Lyndon LaRouche is batshit insane?” with anything except “omygawd hell yes” is automatically shunned from … Continue reading

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Stewart Demolishes False Equivalence

At last: someone has taken note of the pattern of right-wing criticism. That someone, of course, is the last voice of American democracy: Jon Stewart. Bob Cesca has been all over this for a while now. The right has run … Continue reading

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False Equivalence Quantified

Okay, ODS sufferers! Time to stop saying that liberals “did the same thing to Bush.” We didn’t: This evidence accumulated over ten years shows a shameful but undeniable fact of American politics: our right wing now contains a lot more … Continue reading

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False Equivalency

In the Washington Examiner, Byron York attempts to expose Democratic hypocrisy. Instead, he offers a clinic on false equivalency: But when President George H.W. Bush delivered a similar speech on October 1, 1991, from Alice Deal Junior High School in … Continue reading

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