Stories by Simon Maloy

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Posted on: Jan 30, 2016, Source: Salon

Repealing Obamacare would leave lots of people uninsured, and Cruz would help them with free-market pixie dust.

Posted on: Jan 25, 2016, Source: Salon

On Iran and healthcare Clinton hits Sanders as unrealistic and callow — strange way to win a Democratic primary.

Posted on: Dec 26, 2015, Source: Salon

Republicans have two paths to overcoming their 2016 demographic troubles: Naked resentment or outright deception.

Posted on: Dec 18, 2015, Source: Salon

There's no need to dance around the fact that Carly Fiorina lies about stuff.

Posted on: Dec 16, 2015, Source: Salon

The GOP debate was about whipping up public anxiety over terrorists, who are apparently seconds from murdering you.

Posted on: Dec 5, 2015, Source: Salon

Republicans spent months pushing for maximum deportations, now they can't grasp why their party loves Donald Trump.

Posted on: Nov 28, 2015, Source: Salon

Republicans and conservatives happily encouraged the ugly forces that buoy Donald Trump, but they won't admit it.

Posted on: Sep 3, 2015, Source: Salon

Which 2016 GOP candidates are lining up behind a Kentucky clerk's illegal and discriminatory behavior?

Posted on: Nov 28, 2014, Source: Salon

GOP couldn't sell Obama on vague promises of immigration action -- maybe they can convince conservatives!

Posted on: May 20, 2014, Source: Salon

The politics of Obamacare have transformed.

Posted on: May 13, 2014, Source: Salon

Having figured out voters are compassionate, the right makes odd plan to act on it.

Posted on: Mar 6, 2013, Source: MediaMatters

Conservative commentator reveals total hypocrisy about when sex lives of pols should be covered.

Posted on: Jan 11, 2013, Source: Media Matters for America

"Pirate time" and "gutted" welfare: the conservative schism in two columns.

Posted on: Mar 9, 2012, Source: Media Matters for America

Limbaugh poaches material from obscure conservative writers and disseminates their feverishly conspiratorial and racially charged content to his national audience.

Posted on: Feb 26, 2012, Source: Media Matters for America

The Beastie Boys may have finished what the FCC started. One Beastie Boy, anyway. And Phil Kerpen of Americans For Prosperity is not happy about it.

Posted on: Jun 13, 2010, Source: Media Matters for America

Turns out, Glenn Beck is not a very good novelist. But his efforts are inadvertently hilarious.