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Assad Comes Out on Top in Syria Deal

Putin now 'US ambassador to Syria': GOP senator

(Newser) - Following the US-Russia agreement on Syrian chemical disarmament, plenty of political insiders are furious with the Obama administration—but the White House has its defenders. What the media is saying:
  • At Bloomberg , Jeffrey Goldberg sees a major victory for Bashar al-Assad: "The US has in a perverse way made
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Real Conservatives Should Be Livid—at Republicans

Andrew Sullivan: GOP doesn't seem to respect our Constitution

(Newser) - Don't confuse the principles of conservatism with the principles—or lack thereof—of the current Republican party, writes Andrew Sullivan in the Daily Beast . In a scathing blog post, he calls the GOP's use of the debt ceiling as a negotiating tool "legislative terrorism" by a "... More »

Obama Is the 'Bullsh***er' on the Auto Bailout

Romney wanted to save Detroit too: Marc Thiessen

(Newser) - President Obama called Mitt Romney a "bullsh***er" the other day, but it's "Obama who is peddling the BS when it comes to Romney and automobile-company bankruptcy," writes Marc Thiessen at the Washington Post . An Obama campaign ad claims that Romney would have let the auto industry... More »

Obama Takes Heat for Skipping Briefings

White House calls kerfuffle 'ridiculous'

(Newser) - President Obama is taking heat today, after Washington Post columnist Marc Thiessen accused him of routinely playing hooky from his daily intelligence briefing. According to a conservative think tank's analysis of Obama's public schedule, he attended briefings only about 43.8% of the time during his first 1,... More »

Bush Speechwriter Nails Jon Stewart

Marc Thiessen to 'Daily Show' host: 'You did most of the talking!'

(Newser) - To say Jon Stewart doesn’t quite agree with former George W. Bush speechwriter Marc Thiessen is a bit of an understatement. Things got heated between the two last night on the Daily Show , as Thiessen discussed his new book Courting Disaster and the lawyers he calls the “al-Qaeda... More »

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