Life and politics from the Sunshine State's best city

Tag archive

Dana Milbank

Wilco-Tango-Foxtrot! Kendrick Meek said what? ‘Leadership is about being misunderstood’ What?

in Statewide by

Dana Milbank takes note of Kendrick Meek’s speech to the Campaign for America’s Future on Wednesday. Rep. Kendrick Meek, the Democratic Senate candidate in Florida, is polling in the teens against Republican Marco Rubio and independent Charlie Crist. Maybe it has something to do with his theory of political leadership, which is a bit difficult to comprehend. “Leadership is about being misunderstood,” Meek informed the audience at the Campaign for America’s Future meeting on Wednesday. “If you’re not misunderstood, you’re…

Keep Reading

Wilco-Tango-Foxtrot! Kendrick Meek said what? ‘Leadership is about being misunderstood’ What?

in Statewide by

Dana Milbank takes note of Kendrick Meek’s speech to the Campaign for America’s Future on Wednesday. Rep. Kendrick Meek, the Democratic Senate candidate in Florida, is polling in the teens against Republican Marco Rubio and independent Charlie Crist. Maybe it has something to do with his theory of political leadership, which is a bit difficult to comprehend. “Leadership is about being misunderstood,” Meek informed the audience at the Campaign for America’s Future meeting on Wednesday. “If you’re not misunderstood, you’re…

Keep Reading

Continuing coverage of Independent Charlie Crist and the Republicans of the Lost Party

in Statewide by

Seeing as there is a new development every 15 minutes about Charlie Crist’s expected departure from the Republican Party so that he can run as an Independent, I will just keep this post up to provide the latest updates on Crist, Marco Rubio, Kendrick Meek.  I’ll keep aggregating any major stories, while posting links to stories also worth reading: 4/27 9:34 a.m. – Charlie Crist’s supporters face pressure from GOP: While the Tampa Bay Chair of Crist for Senate, Greg Truax, says…

Keep Reading

WaPo’s Dana Milbank decries ‘Crucifixion of Crist,’ calls Marco Rubio ‘far right’

in Statewide by

Washington Post reporter/columnist Dana Milbank came out explicitly Sunday in favor of Florida Gov. Charlie Crist as his Senate campaign collapses. Just as he earlier called surging conservative Marco Rubio the “anti-Crist,” on Sunday he wrote “The crucifixion of Crist by Republican leaders says less about him than it does about the party.” He wrote “the Crist crisis is a whole new level of Jacobin excess; in the case of [Joe] Lieberman, Democrats at least waited until he lost the primary to…

Keep Reading

WaPo’s Dana Milbank decries ‘Crucifixion of Crist,’ calls Marco Rubio ‘far right’

in Statewide by

Washington Post reporter/columnist Dana Milbank came out explicitly Sunday in favor of Florida Gov. Charlie Crist as his Senate campaign collapses. Just as he earlier called surging conservative Marco Rubio the “anti-Crist,” on Sunday he wrote “The crucifixion of Crist by Republican leaders says less about him than it does about the party.” He wrote “the Crist crisis is a whole new level of Jacobin excess; in the case of [Joe] Lieberman, Democrats at least waited until he lost the primary to…

Keep Reading

WaPo’s Dana Milbank calls Nico Pitney a ‘dick’ after heated debate on CNN

in Uncategorized by

Last week, the Huffington Post’s Nico Pitney (who is also a former member of ThinkProgress) found himself in the center of controversy after President Obama called on him at a press conference. One of the harshest pieces came from the Washington Post’s Dana Milbank, who called Pitney a “planted questioner.” Today the two faced off on Howie Kurtz’s “Reliable Sources” segment on CNN. Pitney called some of Milbank’s past reporting “pathetic,” and Milbank claimed that Nico had “worked in collusion…

Keep Reading

Go to Top