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Democrats, far-left praise Marco Rubio's immigration moves (NCLR; Sharry; IPC; Obama and Gutierrez spox) - 01/20/13

... Looks a Lot Like Obama's" in Mother Jones is authored by Adam Serwer (see his name's link) and has another Sharry quote ( peekURL.com/zBnvbRk ): Rubio's immigration principles "are in line with [Democratic] principles," says Frank Sharry, director of the pro-immigration reform group America's Voice. "It's huge…We need conservatives to buy into the framework of a broad bill that simultaneously...

Stephanie Mencimer's flawed reporting on Mia Love and immigration (Mother Jones, Margaret Stock, Stuart Anderson) - 09/28/12

... catches Stephanie Mencimer of Mother Jones in flawed reporting. From [1]: The controversy over how Utah Republican Congressional candidate Mia Love's family became lawful permanent residents may have another twist - Love may be right about how her family received their green cards, which allowed them to stay in America. The magazine Mother Jones recently argued in an article [authored by...

GOP debate January 23, 2012 ("self-deport", Florida, NBC, Romney, Gingrich, Santorum, Ron Paul) - 01/23/12

UPDATE BELOW The worthless GOP debates move to Florida tonight. NETWORK: NBC News CO-SPONSORS: National Journal and the Tampa Bay Times MODERATOR: Brian Williams PANELISTS: Beth Reinhard (see below) and Adam Smith (from the TB Times) WHERE: University of South Florida in Tampa PARTICIPANTS: Newt Gingrich, Mitt Romney, Ron Paul, and Rick Santorum. TRANSCRIPT: When available. WHAT TO WATCH FOR: For...

David Axelrod, Stephanie Cutter of Obama campaign lie about Kris Kobach ("plague", immigration, Mitt Romney) - 01/11/12

... tweet: Clara Jeffery, co-editor of Mother Jones. None of those listed above have so far issued retractions, but I haven't alerted all of them to this post yet.

Is Marie Diamond clueless, deceptive, or what? (ThinkProgress, Herman Cain, border fence, alligators, moat, Andy Kroll) - 06/08/11

... immigration. 6/9/11 UPDATE: Andy Kroll of Mother Jones offers "Herman Cain's Immigration Plan: A Great Wall of China and an Alligator-Filled Moat", which is even worse than Diamond's post: it doesn't even mention Obama's earlier comments: motherjones.com/mojo/2011/06/herman-cain-immigration-great-wall-alligators ------------- [1] thinkprogress.org/politics/2011/06/08/239145/herman-cain-great-...

Did Jonathan Stein reveal the Journolist "conspiracy"? - 07/22/10

... views.” (Jonathan Stein, then of Mother Jones) loved the idea. "That's excellent! If enough people - people on this list? - write that the pick is sexist, you’ll have the networks debating it for days. And that negates the SINGLE thing Palin brings to the ticket,” he wrote. As I read it, the point isn't that Stein was proposing how to attack Palin: he worked for a leftwing magazine (note: he's...

Barack Obama lies about Rush Limbaugh in Spanish-language ads - 09/17/08

The Barack Obama campaign has a new Spanish-language ad that features racial demagoguery and a distortion of Rush Limbaugh quotes. You can see the ad here: "They want us to forget the insults we've put up with, the intolerance," the television ad's announcer says in Spanish as a picture of Rush Limbaugh appears onscreen with quotes of him saying, "Mexicans are stupid and unqualified" and "Shut...

Washington Post: America's finest source for bad reporting (Palin "slashed" funds story) - 09/02/08

The Washington Post recently published a blog post about Sarah Palin (in their words) "slash[ing]" funds to a non-profit group. Except, what they got from the state of Alaska alone was over three times what they got from all government sources combined in 2006. Let's take a look at the WaPo's "downstream", the three-eyed fish who gobble up what the WaPo sludges out. First, there are several digg...