Category Archives: Rachel Maddow

Oregon GOP Picks Crackpot Denier Chairman

UPDATE: Rachel Maddow took note of Art Robinson’s elevation last night. I have a feeling that these events will not slip through the media cracks between now and the midterm election: Visit for breaking news, world news, and news … Continue reading

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The Revolution Will Be Monetized

This segment from Rachel Maddow’s show last Friday examines the for-profit scheme of modern conservative politics, a trend I’ve zeroed in on several times here while studying tea parties: the swank for-profit “convention” in Nashville, the merch and donations ask … Continue reading

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Maddow’s High School Graduation Speech

The awesome Ms. Maddow graduated the same year as myself, but I am nowhere near as achieved as she. (Then again, I didn’t get to speak at my graduation, either, so I started in the hole that just got deeper.) … Continue reading

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Kulturkampf And Rand Paul

Kudos to Rachel Maddow for recognizing that tea party extremism is essentially leftover reaction to the Sixties. The word she’s looking for — the noun that describes this kind of regressive politics in which history is re-fought, from Texas schoolbook … Continue reading

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Maddow Destroys Liz Cheney

And in doing so, parodies the Beck formula to hilarious new heights:

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Maddow’s Epic Triple Play

It’s a thing of beauty: three complete deconstructions in a row. Visit for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Visit for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Visit for breaking news, … Continue reading

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Best Tweeter

@willmckinley: I told Pete Hoekstra that I like this girl in math class and now she totally knows! Pete can never keep a secret. Context:

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Intelligence Stupidity

Republicans politicizing intelligence for self-aggrandizement at the cost of national security! Who ever heard of such a thing? Maddow does some crackerjack reporting: For the record, she’s absolutely right to question this man’s access to classified information. The nightmare of … Continue reading

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"Corporate Parasites"

Maddow takes on Tim Phillips of Americans For Prosperity, an astroturf group behind the tea party movement and sponsor of the Right Online conference:

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Maddow’s Takedown of Nattering Nabobs

Rachel Maddow puts the Nobel Prize nontroversy in context: Just to be clear, Rachel did not come up with “Obama Derangement Syndrome.” It’s been a common term in the blogosphere for months. But I’m glad she’s using it, because it … Continue reading

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Maddow Saves Meet The Press

Danny Shea at HuffPo: “Meet the Press” had a convincing win this past Sunday, taking the top spot among Sunday talk shows with an average of 3.140 million total viewers. That’s 17.6% more than second-place “Face The Nation” (2.670 million) … Continue reading

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