Tag: Scandals

Byron York is in for Jim. Today, Greg and Byron are glad to see New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo losing some of his longtime donors. They also react to a Buzzfeed story about the FBI’s infiltrating militia groups in Michigan leading up to the kidnapping plot against Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. But did the FBI only foil the plot or did it push militia members to pursue the idea in the first place? And they reveal how congressional Democrats are planning to pursue an amnesty policy through the massive spending bill they hope to pass this year.

Join Jim and Greg as they welcome Sen. Joe Manchin joining Sen. Sinema in refusing to end or reform the filibuster and hope he means it this time. They also shake their heads as another scandal emerges involving New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, this time that they kept track of all nursing home-related COVID deaths but did not report them all. And they sigh as Virginia Dems flock to once-disgraced Gov. Ralph Northam for endorsements and Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax ludicrously compares himself to George Floyd and Emmett Till.

We hope you had a wonderful Christmas and we’re glad to have you back as we return to our prestigious Three Martini Lunch Awards. Today, Jim and Greg discuss the worst scandals of 2019, which Jim choosing a foreign policy mess and Greg opting for a domestic one. Next, we sift through a ton of possibilities for the best and worst political theater of 2019, with a pretty heavy emphasis on the 2020 campaign.

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We know that Obama’s “scandal-free” administration was littered with heinous acts that were more egregious than the Watergate break-in, or the cover-up that went with it. You can’t fire a Fast & Furious assault rifle, in any direction, without hitting some column or blog post on the alternative media containing the phrase “worse than Watergate.” […]

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Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America are back from celebrating Christmas and are ready to bestow more of their prestigious Three Martini Lunch Awards.  Today, they discuss their choices for the worst political scandals of the year, with both having nomination having connections to the 2016 campaign.  They also discuss their limited options for best political theater of the year and try to figure out what the worst political theater was in a year full of cringeworthy moments.

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When the Feminists embarked on the strategy of weaponizing “sexual misconduct” allegations to take down “the Patriarchy,” they had in mind men like Clarence Thomas, Roy Moore, Donald Trump, and Bill O’Reilly. I don’t think they imagined that the pile of skulls outside NOW Headquarters would include A-list Hollywood producers and Democrat megadonors, a very […]

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I got into a comment war on facebook and informed a friend that Michelle Obama is no longer licensed to practice law in Illinois. From the time (probably) of the 2008 campaign, I seem to recall that there was a court order that she surrender her license (reasons not specified), and that Barak Obama had […]

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Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America applaud Mark Hemingway of “The Weekly Standard” for shredding the ridiculous notion that the Obama administration has been scandal-free.  They also unload on the FBI for doing nothing after the man who later became the Ft. Lauderdale airport terrorist came to them and said his mind was being controlled by U.S. intelligence agencies.  And they highlight the FBI revelation that the Democratic National Committee refused to allow agents to inspect their servers after they suspected they had been hacked.

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Five words describe Hillary Clinton: “She gets away with it.” Hillary commits felonies in front of the entire country knowing that she will never be indicted, tried, convicted or legally penalized. Everyone observing her knows the same thing. It’s simply the expectation. Preview Open

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As I understand it, Hillary Clinton didn’t merely ignore an arbitrary policy when she employed a personal email for official government business — which certainly included classified information — and even went to the very unusual length of setting up her own private server at home. She broke the law. Her actions were criminal.  Yet […]

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