Tag Archives: Dana Milbank

On Senator Ted Cruz and Media Hypocrisy

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Senator Rafael Edward (Ted) Cruz, smiling.

Submitted for your consideration, from Dana Milbank, writing about Senator Ted Cruz:   [emphasis added to quotes]

… The young senator from Texas, after just nine months on the job, had managed to drag down his Republican Party to historic unpopularity. But as Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) went to the Senate floor Wednesday afternoon to announce a deal that would begin to repair the damage Cruz inflicted, the renegade couldn’t resist one more poke at his leadership.

“Unfortunately, once again, it appears the Washington establishment is refusing to listen to the American people,” the Texan intoned, his protruding chin bouncing as the vitriol poured from the lips above it. “The United States Senate has stayed with the traditional approach of the Washington establishment of maintaining the status quo.”

CNN pulled away from McConnell when the sore loser began talking. …

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Democrat Biographical Myth Making

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Let’s take a little break from all the craziness going on in DC over the shutdown/slimdown and the debt limit debacle.

I read this article by Dana Milbank, who wrote with regard to that silly controversy over the name of the DC football team: [emphasis added to quotes]

Are the Redskins really defending the name with an out-of-date survey that allowed anybody — even somebody with less native blood than Elizabeth Warren — to identify as a Native American?

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Obama’s Slick Upper Lip; Open Thread


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Barack Obama has perfected the strategic sneer, from long practice.

It comes, frequently, when he answers a reporter’s question about something House Majority Leader Eric Cantor has said:  Obama’s lip curls up on the left side and a look of disgust and arrogance washes over his face. Continue reading