Cain Backpedals on His Backpedal

It’s really getting fun watching Herman Cain try to explain what he really by some stupid thing he said. There’s a pattern developing here. He says something that appeals to the wingnuts and then he pretends that he didn’t really mean it and then the wingnuts get mad at him for it. Here he is trying to explain to Piers Morgan what he really meant when he said he wouldn’t let Muslims serve in his administration.
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Krauthammer v Santorum on Marriage Equality

Charles Krauthammer asked Rick Santorum why allowing gay people to marry would destroy the institution of marriage and, predictably, he babbled and repeated himself and failed to make any coherent argument at all.

“It’s something natural, men and women coming together, having children, raising them for the benefit of society,” he said. “To redefine it then destroys it.”

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Roy Moore Considering Running Again

Judge Roy Moore says he’s considering running for office again — not for president, or for the governor of Alabama again, but to get his old job back as chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court. He was kicked off the court after refusing a federal court order to remove a huge Ten Commandments monument from the courthouse.
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Kristol Wants Another War

Bill Kristol, who has never seen a proposed invasion that didn’t give him an erection, now has his sights set on Iran. He’s using the alleged plot to assassinate the Saudi ambassador as a pretext for launching yet another multi-trillion dollar war that will end up killing hundreds of thousands of people not named Bill Kristol:
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Life on Planet Wingnuttia, Issue Number One

This is the first edition of a new comic series called Life on Planet Wingnuttia. I’m working on it with my friend Cabin Campbell, a very talented graphic artist who blogs at The Strangest Adventures. We’re going to try to have one done per week, illustrating the bizarre alternate reality that wingnuts seem to inhabit. Here’s Issue Number One.
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Senate Republicans Block Criminal Justice Reform Commission

Leave it to the Republicans in the Senate to block a bill that virtually no one could be opposed to — and to invent patently absurd reasons for doing so. James Webb’s bill, which would create a commission to make recommendations on how to reform our criminal justice system, failed to get cloture when 43 Republicans voted against it.
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