Truthdig Editor-in-Chief Robert Scheer and the other “Left, Right & Center” panelists explore President Obama’s plan for lowering gun violence. Will it have a measurable effect on shootings? Or is it a first step in changing the terms of debate?
A look at the day’s political happenings, including President Obama’s take on the Michigan “right to work” battle and the Republican National Committee’s attempt to figure out what went wrong in the 2012 election.
Chris Matthews tore into Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus during MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” on Monday, getting visibly angry over a recent birth certificate joke made by Mitt Romney and by false claims that President Obama got rid of the welfare work requirement.
Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele apparently isn’t the most highly esteemed figure over at Tucker Carlson’s online emporium The Daily Caller, as the site has published another unflattering story about Steele’s spending habits ... (continued)
The Republican National Committee has a little image problem to account for after the Daily Caller reported Monday that RNC funds were used to pay for a $1,946 tab in early February at the Los Angeles nightclub Voyeur, where naughty shows of partial nakedness happen for patrons’ viewing pleasure.
The inclusion of a racially charged satirical song about President-elect Barack Obama in a holiday-themed CD compiled by one Chip Saltsman, former Mike Huckabee aide and current candidate for Republican National Committee chair, has drawn sharp criticism from within GOP ranks.