Erik Wemple: republicans


Posted at 05:09 PM ET, 09/24/2013

MSNBC host says Republicans sacrifice national health for political gain

Those who die from bad health care, says Krystal Ball, will have served the goal of harming President Obama.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:09 PM ET, 09/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP, Krystal Ball, MSNBC, Obamacare, President Obama, Republicans

Posted at 01:22 PM ET, 09/26/2012

Are liberals stung more than conservatives by fact-checking?

Washington Post’s Fact Checker says liberal-media ‘myth’ plays a role in reaction.

By Erik Wemple  |  01:22 PM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  washington post, glenn kessler, fact-checker, liberal media, myth, democrats, republicans

Posted at 11:52 AM ET, 09/26/2012

AP editor cites Bachmann fact-checking ‘quota’

Editor from Associated Press jokes about Bachmann fact-checking ‘quota.’

By Erik Wemple  |  11:52 AM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  jim drinkard, associated press, ap, fact-checking, democrats, republicans, fairness, media bias, michele bachmann, hpv vaccine

Posted at 04:55 PM ET, 09/10/2012

Akin shells out for Daily Caller blast

What does Todd Akin see in the publication’s list?

By Erik Wemple  |  04:55 PM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  todd akin, daily caller, e-mail blast, republicans, establishment, reelection, senate race, gun giveaway

Posted at 02:17 PM ET, 04/23/2012

Fox News, Steve Doocy and the ‘silver spoon’ smirk

Time for an explanation of dressed up quote on Fox News.

By Erik Wemple  |  02:17 PM ET, 04/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  steve doocy, fox news, talking points memo, mitt romney, washington post, new york post, republicans, president obama, silver spoon, unlike some people