David Broder Dies

By: Wednesday March 9, 2011 10:25 am

David Broder, a longtime writer and columnist for the Washington Post, passed away today due to complications from diabetes. Broder, who began his journalism career as a reporter with Congressional Quarterly and the New York Times, was more well-known over the past couple decades as a columnist with the Washington Post. The phrase “Broderism” became [...]

David Broder Reveals Village Bloodlust for More War

By: Sunday October 31, 2010 12:52 pm

David Broder, seemingly the songwriter behind that awful Kid Rock tune yesterday, comes up today with his prescription to save Barack Obama’s presidency: a third war with a Muslim country. Look back at FDR and the Great Depression. What finally resolved that economic crisis? World War II. Here is where Obama is likely to prevail. [...]

David Broder Jumps Aboard Sarah Palin Bandwagon Just As She Tanks With The Public

By: Thursday February 11, 2010 6:52 am

The dean of the Washington press corps has made his pronouncement on Sarah Palin. The snows that obliterated Washington in the past week interfered with many scheduled meetings, but they did not prevent the delivery of one important political message: Take Sarah Palin seriously. Her lengthy Saturday night keynote address to the National Tea Party [...]

Welcome Backlash Against Security Theater And Overhyping Of Fear

By: Friday January 1, 2010 5:00 pm

After 9-11, columnists from across the political spectrum were writing defenses of torture, calls for reducing liberty to achieve security and exhortations for the bombing of any number of Muslim nations. Today, a few of those still crop up every now and again. But reliable establishment weathervane David Brooks offers something different in the wake [...]

Reid v. Broder

By: Saturday November 21, 2009 9:58 am

I think the entire progressive blogosphere can get behind the Senate Majority Leader on this one: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) Saturday morning criticized a Washington Post columnist who called Democratic healthcare bills “budget-busters.” “Now, Madam President, to focus on an editorial written by a man who has been retired for many years and [...]

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