Low Popahirum, National Edition (5-20-14)

“Left-wing extremism has a home at PBS – and that home, to be specific, is the set of Moyers & Company. Host Bill Moyers kicked off Sunday’s episode with a flashback to the previous week’s broadcast, in which scientist and environmental activist David Suzuki had announced that he believes society should literally punish politicians who don’t believe in global warming.” – Newsbusters

“If Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas) wants to fuel speculation that he’s going to make a run for Speaker later this year, he’ll have his chance on Tuesday. The chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, considered one of the few Republicans who could mount a serious challenge to Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) or Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.), will attack crony capitalism on Tuesday in a major speech at the Heritage Foundation.” – The Hill

We have lost Oregon with Monica Wehby. She seemed to be a good candidate with a great ad that neutralized her pro-choice positions. She was impressive. In fact, with a mail in election, Monica Wehby is going to be the GOP’s nominee in Oregon.” – Erick Erickson/RedState

“White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough had a tough time explaining to a persistent Major Garrett how it is that his boss – McDonough’s, not Garrett’s – could be so hopping mad about the deaths – DEATHS – caused by his own Veterans’ Administration and not be moved to say something publicly about it.” – White House Dossier

“The Independents show on Fox Business hosted former Senator Rick Santorum to discuss his new book ‘Blue Collar Conservatives.’ But what was supposed to be a book promotional segment seemed more likely to be a thinly veiled opportunity for the libertarian hosts to skewer Santorum over his opposition to libertarianism.” – The Libertarian Republic

“Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, whom liberals and the mainstream press have maligned with glee while intrusively trying uncover the most sensitive personal information and who has been accused of faking a pregnancy, mocked liberals who complained about Hillary Clinton’s health being scrutinized.” – Breitbart

“Grossman, an assistant professor of political science at Michigan State University, found that the public plays a surprisingly limited role in legislative outcomes. In fact, he did not find any domestic policy issue area where the public opinion was the leading force in policy results. Instead, interest and advocacy groups played a more powerful role in all issue areas.” – Daily Caller

“Democratic strategists have warned Republicans will outspend them by millions of dollars in the battle for the Senate. And about five and a half months before Election Day, their fears are bearing out: Republicans aiming to reclaim control of the United States Senate have spent more money in battleground states than Democrats fighting to hold their majority.” – Washington Post

MYTH: Karl Rove is on our side. Whenever someone on the right criticizes Karl Rove, there is an inevitable busybody who will say, ‘Stop attacking people who are on our side.’ However, Rove is not on our side, and as chair of the wildly popular Committee to Publicly Horsewhip Karl Rove, it is my honor to point it out to you.” – Jen Kuznicki

“Top Democratic donors say they are exasperated by a lack of leadership from the White House on policy and are questioning whether they should throw money into midterm elections they believe won’t change Washington.” – The Hill



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