Plan B Prevails

Del. Donna Christensen, D-VI: “Gov. Perry needs more than glasses to project ‘smart’”

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http://twitter.com/#!/DelegateDonna/status/484533949280968704 A few weeks ago, Fitch Ratings lowered the Virgin Islands’ implied General Obligation bond rating. Naturally, Delegate Donna Christensen, the non-voting congresswoman from the U.S. Virgin Islands, is focused like a laser not on the island’s economic problems, but on Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s appearance. https://twitter.com/longhornderek/status/484537849006407680 https://twitter.com/madhatternews/status/484554176332972032 Related: Clueless Democrat Delegate still believes Obama’s promise that Americans can keep their […]

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Rep. Luis Gutierrez: GOP acting ‘almost as if they despise all our children’

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http://twitter.com/#!/michellemalkin/status/495258596603879424 Enter Illinois Rep. Luis Gutierrez: http://twitter.com/#!/allahpundit/status/495248071882575872 As the House continues debate on a border bill, Rep. Gutierrez is spreading the demagoguery on thick: http://twitter.com/#!/charliespiering/status/495244876423118848 http://twitter.com/#!/charliespiering/status/495250076747694080 Remember the “new tone”? Neither does Rep. Gutierrez: http://twitter.com/#!/MarkSKrikorian/status/495246988938842112 http://twitter.com/#!/LooksRighttoMe/status/495249791962873857 http://twitter.com/#!/MikeMelendez1/status/495251407357104128 http://twitter.com/#!/StacyOnTheRight/status/495256076410167296 http://twitter.com/#!/EYA10/status/495251162804027392 http://twitter.com/#!/michellemalkin/status/495251421366075392 http://twitter.com/#!/tjm0072003/status/495254736439091201 *** Related: ‘Chaos ensues at the House’: ‘Grumbling’ as GOP leadership pulls border bill […]

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That’s him in a nutshell! ‘Pretty much sums up Barack Obama’s presidency’ [pic]

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http://twitter.com/#!/hughknowit/status/477482139173154816 He’s still got a couple of years left in his presidency, but we already know how our illustrious commander in chief will be remembered: http://twitter.com/#!/derekahunter/status/477480371248840704 Yep. That’s Obama, all right. http://twitter.com/#!/NJankov1/status/477490367273521152 Maybe when he gets back from his golf trip. *** Related: ‘Definition of bad optics’: Obama hits the links while Iraq hits the fan […]

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Harvard prof sees ‘great irony’ in Berkeley being ‘opposed to free speech’

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http://twitter.com/#!/EnlightFundy/status/509555948852363264 Harvard psychology professor Steven Pinker doesn’t believe that universities and “free speech” go hand-in-hand these days: http://twitter.com/#!/sapinker/status/509555323917438976 Prof. Pinker was specifically referencing a message Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas Dirks sent to university faculty that the Wall Street Journal referred to as “at best a lukewarm defense” of First Amendment rights. Related: ‘Steaming pile of ideology’: […]

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WH to take no disciplinary action for outing of Kabul CIA station chief

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http://twitter.com/#!/Wodeshed/status/476871824320393216 Last month, when President Obama made a surprise visit to Afghanistan, a pool report containing the name of the CIA’s station chief in Kabul was sent to more than 6,000 email addresses. The station chief who was “outed” reportedly had to leave the country. A review of the “outing” has been completed: http://twitter.com/#!/ZekeJMiller/status/476866681806262272 http://twitter.com/#!/jaketapper/status/476870759265370112 […]

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Updates on last night’s bombing campaign against ISIS and Khorasan targets

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http://twitter.com/#!/GMA/status/514370729073049600 Via NBC News: A network of “seasoned al Qaeda veterans” plotting to attack U.S. and Western interests was targeted by airstrikes overnight in Syria also aimed at ISIS, the Pentagon said early Tuesday. Fighter jets and bombers launched 14 strikes in a significant escalation in the fight against ISIS, which the U.S. has pledged […]

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What’s the silver lining for the CNN editor who just got canned for plagiarism?

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http://twitter.com/#!/ztbatey/status/467309596835864576 Well, this is awkward. Time to update the CNN employee handbook? http://twitter.com/#!/ScottBPruden/status/467302866496278528 http://twitter.com/#!/BecketAdams/status/467310022729695232 This morning, CNN posted an editor’s note revealing that the network had fired London bureau news editor Marie-Louise Gumuchian after discovering that she had committed “multiple instances of plagiarism.” http://twitter.com/#!/chriswelch/status/467298705331458048 Via CNN: An unpublished story flagged last week during our editing process led to an internal investigation that […]

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Rick Perry addresses Fort Hood soldiers headed to Africa [photos]

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http://twitter.com/#!/GrantHermesTV/status/520250729442078721 Texas Gov. Rick Perry visited with U.S. Army soldiers at Fort Hood who are being deployed to West Africa to provide support for efforts to prevent the spread of Ebola: [email protected] briefed on aid that US Ft. Hood troops will provide in W. Africa for support of #Ebola containment. pic.twitter.com/CDtxfAOzaZ — Office of Gov […]

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St. Louis treasurer ‘has back’ of Benghazi-mocking Mo. lawmaker, plays victim

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http://twitter.com/#!/TheMorningSpew/status/464079875544842240 Yes, yes she does. http://twitter.com/#!/ConserveSenior/status/464081568320192513 Take a gander at the treasurer of St. Louis’ tweet to Missouri State Rep. Stacey Newman after Sicko Newman treated four dead Americans as a punchline: http://twitter.com/#!/tishaura/status/463862359027486721 Unreal. Stay classy, “roomie”! http://twitter.com/#!/madog11tech/status/464078977041063940 http://twitter.com/#!/nkslider/status/464097131234476032 http://twitter.com/#!/heatherrc77/status/464087207217610752 http://twitter.com/#!/IQgirl4Freedom/status/464090859336527872 Twin tools. http://twitter.com/#!/Sporty1546/status/464094907196379136 http://twitter.com/#!/EEElverhoy/status/463892828926377984 Heartbreaking. Of course, true to Democrat form, she is the […]

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Message from Ukraine: Hey, Hillary, your ‘reset button is on fire’ [photo, video]

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http://twitter.com/#!/shumad1/status/511905256469327872 President Obama probably hasn’t read about it yet, but things aren’t going so well in Ukraine: Ukrainian parliament today…. pic.twitter.com/HkddHwrGI9 — Paul Sonne (@PaulSonne) September 16, 2014 Video: Angry mob throws Ukraine MP into garbage can https://t.co/cMuhtrA6Vz — grasswire (@grasswire) September 16, 2014 Well, this is awkward. Someone might want to tell Hillary her […]

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Hop into the Wayback Machine and check out these #HuffPoWalkerScandals

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http://twitter.com/#!/irishspy/status/438162311035895808 The headline in the Huffington Post — “Scott Walker Caught Breaking Campaign Rules While Running For College President In 1988″ — pretty much lets you know not to waste time reading too much further. The Daily Beast has already looked into the color of Ted Cruz’s bathrobe in college, and now it’s Scott Walker’s turn […]

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Obama tells worker wage increase needed to offset cut hours due to O-care

http://twitter.com/#!/crousselle/status/429336605082787840 At a Google Hangout question and answer session, a worker told President Obama that his hours had been cut due to Obamacare. Obama’s solution? http://twitter.com/#!/bennyjohnson/status/429336301654253568 What? http://twitter.com/#!/mjrod/status/429342837394526208 Obama has economic advisors? Raise the minimum wage to counter the economic effects of Obamacare? How about just repealing for starters? http://twitter.com/#!/TheRealPebo/status/429348251935178752 There really is no deciphering […]

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We agree this is one of the best reasons to watch an Obama speech

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http://twitter.com/#!/PunditReview/status/509792365188755456 Heh. As Twitchy readers know, President Obama will address the nation tonight at 9:00 p.m. EDT. http://twitter.com/#!/rwwishart/status/509820956018499585 What else will he say? While it will likely be his usual mix of absurdity and platitudes, here is a good reason to watch: http://twitter.com/#!/liars_never_win/status/509816268451749888 So there’s that, guys! http://twitter.com/#!/Patriot_Dreams/status/509817281874894848 And we will help. Because we are […]

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Meghan McCain thinks she can get the GOP to care about global warming

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http://twitter.com/#!/TimJGraham/status/514439610924281856 What’s sad is that the people at Salon and their readers actually believe this stuff: Credit where it's due, @meghanmccain has a brilliant strategy to convince Republicans climate change is real http://t.co/Jh3bwr07Y1 — Salon.com (@Salon) September 23, 2014 Okay, then. Let’s see Ms. McCain’s “brilliant” action plan: On Monday, TakePart Live Host Meghan McCain […]

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‘But … But … BENGHAZI!!!’: ‘Repulsive’ DNC spox dismisses Benghazi deaths

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http://twitter.com/#!/RBPundit/status/465953925842341888 Former DNC comms director Brad Woodhouse can indeed rest easy. When it comes to dismissing Benghazi investigations, his successor has totes got it covered. Here’s Democratic spokesdouche Mo Elleithee’s contribution to the cretinous lib Benghazi mockfest: http://twitter.com/#!/MoElleithee/status/465946960139411456 Amazing what kind of garbage you can get away with when you’re a Dem, isn’t it? http://twitter.com/#!/RBPundit/status/465956141940621312 Not […]

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President ‘I and me’ always ‘whips out the we’ for problems

http://twitter.com/#!/2old2white2male/status/516327063456722944 The old saying is “success has many fathers but failure is an orphan.” President Obama has a different version though. For him, success has one father (him) but failure is always distributed. People are starting to spot a pattern in his use of pronouns. Credit tends to be singular but blame is always plural. Barack Obama: We […]

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Obama authorizes mobilization of Nat’l Guard troops to West Africa

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http://twitter.com/#!/redsteeze/status/522847082403475456 But don’t panic folks. https://t.co/P2Ia8gVpKZ — Erick Erickson (@EWErickson) October 16, 2014 As Twitchy reported earlier, President Obama was expected to authorize the Pentagon to send National Guard troops to West Africa to help combat the spread of Ebola. This afternoon, Obama signed the executive order: BREAKING: Obama authorizes call-up of National Guard, reserves […]

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‘Just sick’: Obama says it’s Congress’ fault he has to resort to executive action

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http://twitter.com/#!/BiasedGirl/status/483689994813317120 Poor Obama. It’s just not easy being him. POTUS ventured into the Rose Garden this afternoon to reiterate the importance of passing immigration reform and castigate those pesky congressional Republicans for failing to make it happen. Just pass that “darn bill” already! http://twitter.com/#!/ZekeJMiller/status/483690767169646592 http://twitter.com/#!/elisefoley/status/483690872823758848 Serious, you guys. Because if there’s one thing Obama hates, […]

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‘Family Guy’ writer’s dare for pro-2nd Amendment ‘heroes’ backfires

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http://twitter.com/#!/DLoesch/status/523540325617651712 Idiot –> @BrianRScully https://t.co/W8YVFc8KoY — jon gabriel (@exjon) October 18, 2014 @exjon [email protected]'s tweet was funnier than any joke on Family Guy. — Anthony Bialy (@AnthonyBialy) October 18, 2014 Brian Scully, who according to his Twitter bio is a writer for “Family Guy” and a former writer for “The Simpsons,” had a message for […]

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Rep. who served in Afghanistan, Iraq calls release of Taliban leaders ‘shocking’

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http://twitter.com/#!/UsmcGirl3381/status/473163551755223040 Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.), who served in Afghanistan and Iraq, is not pleased at all with the administration for releasing five Taliban leaders from Guantanamo Bay. As Twitchy reported, their release was in exchange for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who had been held by the Taliban since 2009. http://twitter.com/#!/Alankota/status/473113894907826176 http://twitter.com/#!/Lion_LAM/status/473160866691420162 National Review has video of […]

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Obama admin’s toughest sanctions against Putin yet: Hashtag games

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http://twitter.com/#!/SaintRPh/status/449014547555180544 This is what U.S. foreign policy has been reduced to: Government flacks engaging in hashtag diplomacy: http://twitter.com/#!/statedeptspox/status/448944053741031424 Yes, that’s State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki lamely giving the thumbs up to Ukraine. http://twitter.com/#!/macon44/status/448885692811071488 http://twitter.com/#!/JohnKerry/status/448896522319458304 http://twitter.com/#!/AmbassadorPower/status/448975553127649280 At least Samantha Power couldn’t bring herself to tweet a photo with the hashtag impotently written on a card. We have a feeling Russian President Vladimir Putin […]

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Dem flier prompts reminder: KKK was militant wing of Democratic Party

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http://twitter.com/#!/Lovely_Infidel/status/529425495293571072 Those heading to the polls in Wisconsin tomorrow will still have the option of writing in State Rep. Brett Hulsey for governor. Hulsey has registered as a write-in independent candidate, but you might remember this spring, when then-Democrat gubernatorial candidate Hulsey announced his plan to hand out hand-made Klan hoods at the state’s Republican convention. […]

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CBC wants ‘police czar’ to oversee local law enforcement

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http://twitter.com/#!/politico/status/504074528650432513 The actual evidence is painting a much different picture of the Michael Brown shooting by a Ferguson, Missouri police officer than the media narrative which stoked a week of riots and protests. That hasn’t deterred the Congressional Black Caucus from trying to turn the incident into a federal power grab. Politico reports: Rep. Elijah […]

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Obama: ‘The folks who don’t have a right to complain are the folks at the top’

http://twitter.com/#!/owlese/status/496293813057757184 Because, after all, they didn’t built that. And at some point they’ve made enough money. In other words: If you’re rich, shut the hell up! There are exceptions, of course: http://twitter.com/#!/TPCarney/status/496303375487877122 Related: An interview with the president On immigration, Dan Pfeiffer sides with billionaires, not US workers That’s rich! Lib Sen. Chuck Schumer praises billionaires who […]

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Lefty: Va. GOP race like ‘F, marry, kill’ between Malkin, Hasselbeck and Palin

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http://twitter.com/#!/DelanaIryshe/status/467033891199393792 Mike Dickinson is very real, and seething with hatred for all things Tea Party, not to mention women on the Right. The self-described left-wing liberal claims he’s running to unseat Rep. Eric Cantor in Congress, and the repugnant Dickinson described the Republican ballot choices with a degrading “F, marry, kill” reference about Michelle Malkin, […]

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Rep. Wasserman Schultz blasted for comments after House OKs Benghazi panel

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http://twitter.com/#!/WBlance/status/464537699391918080 The House of Representatives has voted to approve a select panel to investigate Benghazi. Seven Democrats joined all Republicans to approve the panel: http://twitter.com/#!/michellemalkin/status/464533177575686144 Debbie Wasserman Schultz could of course be counted on to say that the Republican motivation behind the Benghazi panel is purely political. Wasserman Schultz also claimed that the vote to […]

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Charlotte, N.C. Mayor Patrick Cannon submits resignation letter

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http://twitter.com/#!/michi83/status/448972072245792769 As Twitchy reported earlier, Patrick Cannon, the Democrat mayor of Charlotte, N.C., has been arrested on corruption charges, and many media reports avoided mention of his party affiliation. Cannon has submitted his resignation letter: http://twitter.com/#!/RedNC101/status/448972823068164096 The Associated Press reported Cannon’s resignation, but apparently deemed the “Democrat” part to be unrelated information, because it doesn’t […]

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Leaked pics show overcrowded Border Patrol facilities in Texas

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http://twitter.com/#!/SubMedina/status/475072406223351808 Breitbart Texas has obtained photos showing overcrowded and overwhelmed U.S. Border Patrol processing centers in the Rio Grande Valley. Cells meant to hold 20 are now housing 40 or more illegal aliens, more and more of whom are arriving from Central American countries, and many unaccompanied minors. See more photos at Breitbart.com or at the San Francisco […]

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Sandra Fluke says Rush Limbaugh fight showed ‘the kind of leader that I am’

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http://twitter.com/#!/back_ttys/status/472481382074445824 Sandra Fluke’s campaign recently declared victory over Rush Limbaugh, and now the California state senate candidate wants voters to know that her fight against the radio talk show host demonstrated her leadership qualities: http://twitter.com/#!/SandraFluke/status/472477800876609537 “Leader”? How’s that exactly? Many couldn’t figure it out: http://twitter.com/#!/GOPMommy/status/472484193411158016 http://twitter.com/#!/US395/status/472482161006628864 http://twitter.com/#!/jneutron1969/status/472479359647772672 http://twitter.com/#!/EEElverhoy/status/472485876849602560 http://twitter.com/#!/bmcsmith92/status/472486161416744960 http://twitter.com/#!/chrismcm66/status/472486099504222208 Fluke has also helped lead […]

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