Tag Archives: Newt Gingrich

A Giraffe Hunter in a Ditch is Worth Two in the Bush. Or Something.

by matttbastard Newt teh Perfessor outdoes himself on the future of gender in an excerpt from a mid-90s lecture: Traditionally, he said, “if combat means living in a ditch, females have biological problems staying in a ditch for thirty days, … Continue reading

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The RNC’s Vaudeville Routine

by matttbastard Recognizing that the best defense is a good (straw-filled) offense, embattled RNC candidate Chip Saltsman fires back in time-honoured Republican fashion: “Liberal Democrats and their allies in the media didn’t utter a word about David Ehrenstein’s irresponsible column … Continue reading

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Greenwald: Right-Wing Hypocrisy is “healthy”

by matttbastard After surveying some of the right-wing opposition to the $700 billion Paulson bail-out (and acidly noting that such sentiments from these quarters are unfortunately “vital for having any meaningful chance to stop [the Paulson plan]” thanks to the … Continue reading

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