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Mel Martinez, RNC chair…Sigh…

By Michelle Malkin  •  November 13, 2006 03:52 PM

***update: a reader notes that the RNC chair has to be elected by GOP state chairmen (they meet in January)…are there any out there who are listening to conservatives and who will oppose Martinez?…A RedState blogger calls Martinez “the Harriet Miers of RNC chairs”…send your comments to info@gop.com*** Oh, well. Michael Steele has been passed […]

The difference between D’s and R’s

By Michelle Malkin  •  October 25, 2006 01:36 PM

Don’t measure your drapes yet, lady A few weeks ago, while blogging on the road (always a somewhat risky thing to do), I glibly mentioned the possibility of sitting at home for the midterms over heated disagreement with the Bush administration on immigration. Many grass-roots conservatives have grievances with how the White House has handled […]


By Michelle Malkin  •  May 30, 2006 10:10 PM

The beverage-spew-inducing line of the day goes to Al Gore for calling pro-illegal alien amnesty, Harriet Miers for Supreme Court-nominating, Medicare entitlement-expanding President Bush a “renegade right-wing extremist.” Sides. Splitting. Oh. Oh. Ouch. Help. Kathryn Lopez: If only! Freepers: Rolling on the floor. Lucianne.com: “Gore says he’s ‘carbon neutral’ – Doesn’t hot air count?


By Michelle Malkin  •  March 9, 2006 01:57 PM

***scroll for updates…230pm EST Dem Senators Schumer, Clinton, Reid scrambling to organize press conference…248pm EST. Harry Reid looks irked at being outmaneuvered: “We want an up-and-down vote…the devil is in the details.” Fox News cuts away to President Bush signing renewal of Patriot Act. Bush (after thanking Cabinet officials, law enforcement, and GOP leaders, including […]


By Michelle Malkin  •  January 31, 2006 11:19 AM

Vote: 58-42. “Without objection, so ordered.” Breitbart/AP: The former U.S. appeals court judge will quickly be sworn in at the Supreme Court before his expected appearance at Bush’s annual State of the Union speech Tuesday evening with the White House’s other new Supreme Court judge, Chief Justice John Roberts. Alito will be ceremonially sworn in […]


By Michelle Malkin  •  January 10, 2006 10:30 AM

Baseball Crank takes a close look at another of the Dems’ wacky witnesses who opposes Judge Alito. The Washington Times weighs in on The Closing of Ted Kennedy’s Mind. (Or better: The Losing of Ted Kennedy’s Mind.) An excerpt: Something unusual happened on the way to this week’s nomination hearings for Judge Samuel Alito: Reporters […]


By Michelle Malkin  •  December 31, 2005 06:56 PM

To the dismay of the MSM, the blogosphere didn’t go away in 2005. Here are some of the more memorable moments in the clash of the bloggers vs. MSM: 10. Commentator Bill Press’s condemnation of bloggers as people “with no credentials, no sources, no rules, no editors and no accountability.” Press’s idea of good journalism […]


By Michelle Malkin  •  December 22, 2005 11:15 AM

*AP names Hurricane Katrina its top story of the year. Can’t argue with that. The rest of the top ten: 2: PAPAL TRANSITION: John Paul II’s death marked the passing of the first non-Italian pope in 455 years and ended a 26-year pontificate, third-longest in history. In a remarkable show of affection, many millions attended […]


By Michelle Malkin  •  October 30, 2005 08:16 PM

Fox News reporting tonight that the White House will announce its SCOTUS pick tomorrow. Washington Post, A1 for Monday: President Bush appears poised to announce a new Supreme Court nomination today, moving quickly after a weekend of consultations to put forward a replacement for the ill-fated choice of Harriet Miers in hopes of recapturing political […]


By Michelle Malkin  •  October 27, 2005 08:57 AM

What a relief. Sad, pensive, what-a-waste relief. Not happy-joy-joy relief. First Breitbart/AP dispatch 858am EDT: Harriet Miers withdrew her nomination to be a Supreme Court justice Thursday in the face of stiff opposition and mounting criticism about her qualifications. Exit strategy hinged on refusal to release privileged White House documents. (Ed Morrissey and Charles Krauthammer […]