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Ann Coulter: I Won't Speak at UC Berkeley After All

She backs out after two groups pull sponsorship

(Newser) - And it's off ... again. Ann Coulter says she is canceling a speech at UC Berkeley that had been planned for Thursday. The move comes after Coulter was initially angry at Berkeley for canceling the speech because it said a "protectable venue" was not available, then still angry at... More »

Berkeley Braces for Open-Air Ann Coulter Speech

Cops, university prepare for clashes

(Newser) - Ann Coulter has promised to deliver an outdoor speech at the University of California-Berkeley on Thursday, and police, university officials, and even one of the groups that invited her to speak are worried about clashes. After disagreements over dates and venues for her speech, Coulter says she'll stick with... More »

Ann Coulter Furious After Berkeley Reschedules Speech

She vows to come to campus on original date

(Newser) - Ann Coulter can speak at the University of California-Berkeley after all, the university says—but the different date it has proposed is nowhere near good enough. After Berkeley, which said it called off her April 27 speech due to security concerns, issued a press release saying she had been offered... More »

Ann Coulter Vows to Speak After Berkeley Cancels

Campus says it couldn't find a safe venue

(Newser) - Ann Coulter fired off an angry stream of tweets Wednesday, vowing to speak as planned next week at the University of California, Berkeley after campus officials called off the event for security concerns. "I WILL BE SPEAKING NEXT THURSDAY," the right-wing commentator tweeted, calling the move to cancel... More »

Meryl Streep Gets Called Out by the Right

Kellyanne Conway, Ann Coulter, others bash Meryl Streep

(Newser) - Donald Trump was quick to jump on Meryl Streep after the actress spoke out against him during her Golden Globes acceptance speech, and now other reactions are trickling in. On Monday's Fox & Friends, Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway accused Streep of "inciting people’s worst instincts" with her... More »

At Rob Lowe's Roast, It's Ann Coulter Who's Scorched

Quite the hatefest

(Newser) - There is no shortage of fodder for a roast of Rob Lowe, but at the actor's Comedy Central taping on Saturday night, the blood in the water belonged to Ann Coulter and the sharks on the dais knew it, reports USA Today . Coulter knew it, telling the audience, "... More »

Trump Just Did a Massive 180 on Undocumented Immigrants

He indicates he might soften his stance

(Newser) - Both NPR and NBC are calling it a "stunning reversal": Donald Trump indicated he would back a path to legalization for undocumented immigrants in the US. "No citizenship," he said during a town hall with Sean Hannity that aired on Fox News Wednesday night. "They'll... More »

Coulter Jokes on Gun Deaths: 'Start With Meghan McCain'

McCains really aren't amused by 'despicable' joke

(Newser) - There's no love lost between Ann Coulter and Meghan McCain , but this may be their biggest spat yet. It all started with Coulter's latest column , which focused on gun control, Mediaite reports. Coulter wrote:
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Special Olympian Calls Out Ann Coulter

Touching open letter questions Coulter's motives

(Newser) - Ann Coulter's recent tweet calling President Obama a "retard" caused a firestorm, but perhaps the best response comes in the form of an open letter from John Franklin Stephens, a 30-year-old athlete with Down syndrome. In this Special Olympics blog post , he ponders Coulter's choice of words:... More »

New Ann Coulter Brouhaha: Mitt Nice to 'Retard' Obama

Even fellow conservatives are outraged

(Newser) - Ann Coulter must have been feeling ignored, because she's dropped a bomb that's managed to anger even her fellow conservatives. Last night after live-tweeting the debate, Coulter posted , "I highly approve of Romney's decision to be kind and gentle to the retard." Among her critics:... More »

Ann Coulter: Jeb's Going to Run

And 'we don't need another Bush'

(Newser) - Ann Coulter today added to the chatter about a white knight riding in to swipe the GOP nomination at a brokered convention—and the Mitt Romney supporter is none too pleased about the prospect, reports Politico . "It looks like we can throw Jeb Bush's hat into the ring,... More »

Romney-Lovin' Ann Coulter Has Been 'Castrated'

She's thrown in her lot with establishment Republicans: David Catron

(Newser) - During the 2008 election, Ann Coulter famously said that she would campaign for Hillary Clinton if not-conservative-enough John McCain was chosen as the Republican nominee—yet today, Coulter is endorsing the similarly moderate Mitt Romney. "I don't have firsthand knowledge that she was kidnapped by RINO Team Six... More »

Newt Hammered by... Pretty Much Everyone

Conservative media pile on Gingrich

(Newser) - The conservative media have apparently figured out that Newt Gingrich could actually win the Republican nomination, and they are responding with a breathtaking collective attack on the candidate. Politico rounds up the highlights, noting that "this is just a sampling of what's hitting Newt."
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MSNBC Bleeps Out Ann Coulter

Commentator goes a little too far for censors on Morning Joe

(Newser) - Anne Coulter’s lips moved quite a bit on Morning Joe today—but you couldn’t hear most of what she was saying. MSNBC censored her discussion of the GOP race, and she appeared confused by the move, Mediaite reports. “What did I say?” she asked on-air after the... More »

When Did the Right Discover Racism?

They cry racism, but they still don't know what it is: Michelle Goldberg

(Newser) - When did the right discover racism? Apparently, earlier this week, when Herman Cain was attacked for sex harassment accusations against him , notes Michelle Goldberg in the Daily Beast . Ann Coulter, Rush Limbaugh , and Donald Trump are all singing the same different tune now that, as Coulter calls Cain, one of... More »

Cain's Policies Are the Real Scandal

Eugene Robinson finds them 'unworkable' and 'goofy'

(Newser) - Herman Cain hit the first major crisis of his campaign in Politico’s sexual harassment story , and "far-right blowhards immediately played the race card," writes Eugene Robinson in the Washington Post . Ann Coulter said liberals were "terrified of strong, conservative black men" while Rush Limbaugh said Cain’... More »

Ann Coulter: Cain Is Being 'Lynched'

And Rush Limbaugh calls it a 'racist hit job'

(Newser) - Right-wing pundit Ann Coulter is calling revelations of sex harassment accusations against Herman Cain "another high-tech lynching"—echoing the wording used by Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas during the Anita Hill scandal. Coulter slammed the allegations as a plant from "terrified" liberals, calling Cain a "strong,... More »

Occupy Wall Street: Mob or Movement?

Two columnists have different takes on what's going on

(Newser) - If Occupy Wall Street is indeed at a tipping point , will it tip into obscurity or be a genuine political force? Two views today:
  • 'Losers': Ann Coulter says this is no political movement, it's merely a "mob" of "directionless losers" spouting "random liberal cliches lacking
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Ann Coulter: Palin Is 'the Obama of the Tea Party'

And she should 'just run so we can get this over with'

(Newser) - Ann Coulter is the latest pundit to jump into the “will she or won’t she?” discussion about Sarah Palin’s potential presidential run, and she has a message for Palin: “Fish or cut bait, because you are ginning up this group of Americans who will not even... More »

Ann Coulter Rips 'Narcissist' Princess Di

She wonders why we go ga-ga over princesses

(Newser) - On what would have been Princess Di's 50th birthday , conservative mouthpiece Ann Coulter lashed the late royal. Diana was "just this anorexic, bulimic narcissist," Coulter grouses in an interview , though she added that the newly minted Princess Kate "seems like a lovely girl." Coulter added:... More »

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