HotAir Daily Express 02/11/2013


Tina Brown: Bush would have been impeached by now over Obama drone policy
2/11/2013 10:01:42 AM  Ed Morrissey
This isn’t the first time this sentiment has been expressed, but it’s certainly a new venue for it.  Daily Beast/Newsweek editor-in-chief Tina Brown follows up on Bill Maher’s observation that the Democratic reaction to Barack

NYT: Menendez “discouraged” US assistance to DR to boost contributor’s business
2/11/2013 9:21:25 AM  Ed Morrissey
The New York Times has a blockbuster update to the Robert Menendez corruption story, but an oddly passive headline for it — “Details Emerging in Menendez Case.”  The URL suggests that someone at the Gray Lady watered down an original

Graham: I’ll put a hold on Hagel, Brennan until the White House coughs up Benghazi info
2/11/2013 8:41:40 AM  Ed Morrissey
Lindsey Graham threatened to block the confirmations of both Chuck Hagel and John Brennan yesterday on Face the Nation, after last week’s hearings on the Benghazi attack forced unanswered questions to the surface — and the White House

Breaking: Pope Benedict resigning at end of month
2/11/2013 7:30:39 AM  Ed Morrissey
Just how big a deal is this?  The last time the leader of the Roman Catholic Church resigned his office was almost exactly 600 years ago in 1415, and that was to end the Western Schism and reunify the Pontificate.  No such dramatics are in play today, as


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Quotes of the day
2/10/2013 8:01:40 PM  Allahpundit
“This is a bad idea whose time has come,” former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour, a powerhouse fundraiser for Crossroads, said of the new organization, according to an email Monday to donors from Steven Law, head of the Crossroads groups and Conservative

Pelosi: It’s really a false argument to say we have a spending problem
2/10/2013 6:31:30 PM  Erika Johnsen
Classic.   Well, I think that sequestration is a bad idea all around. … The fact is, we’ve had plenty of spending cuts. … What we need is growth. We need growth with jobs. … So, again, we have to make a judgment about how do

MA GOP throwing in the towel on Kerry seat?
2/10/2013 5:01:53 PM  Jazz Shaw
Is Massachusetts still in play for elections on the state-wide level? If you asked anyone in the heady days of the 2010 cycle after Scott Brown shocked the nation, you’d probably get a lot answers in the positive. (Or at least a strong maybe.) But

Occupy… the comic book
2/10/2013 3:31:29 PM  Jazz Shaw
The Occupy movement – once viewed on the Left as the long awaited counterweight to the Tea Party – has pretty much faded from the news, depriving many of us of a ready source of comedy material. But while seemingly gone, they are not entirely

Dorner morphing into an anti-hero?
2/10/2013 2:01:09 PM  Jazz Shaw
I have, at times, been accused of being somewhat naive when it comes to modern culture, both by family members and readers alike. Perhaps you’re all on to something there, because I certainly never saw this coming. As the search continues for

Cheney: Obama appointing second-raters to nat-sec positions
2/10/2013 12:31:37 PM  Ed Morrissey
It’s a measure of just how much credibility Dick Cheney retains in national-security matters that the AP sent a reporter to his speech at a dinner for the Wyoming GOP.  CBS also picked up the story and featured it on its Sunday Morning site.  When

Too good to check: CNN anchor blames asteroid on global warming
2/10/2013 11:01:48 AM  Jazz Shaw
We’ve seen some pretty incredible things blamed on Global Warming over the years, ranging from hurricanes, tornadoes and blizzards to earthquakes and plunging penguin populations. But for your Sunday morning entertainment, one anchor at CNN may