Sarah Palin on "Corrupt Bastards" in Media
Sarah Palin has some strong words for the "corrupt bastards" in the media. On Fox News Sunday, the former governor charged a local Alaskan CBS affiliate with trying to find a child molester in the crowd of a Joe Miller rally with the intention of making the Tea Party candidate look bad. How does the Mama Grizzly plan on revealing these shady practices? Palin says she has it all on tape.
Al Qaeda Threatens Yemen
President Barack Obama's counterterrorism adviser John Brennan made the rounds on all the talk shows Sunday to speak about Yemeni officials’ arrest of a 22-year-old engineering student suspected of sending explosives to the U.S. on cargo planes. When asked by Face the Nation host Bob Schieffer whether Yemen is now terrorist central, he echoed the Yemeni president’s remarks and said that the nation is a “very active operational franchise of Al Qaeda.” Brennan stressed that the United States will work closely with Yemen to prevent future terrorist attacks.
Stewart and Colbert Rally Against Themselves?
On This Week Dick Armey, former House majority leader and now the head of the Tea Party organization FreedomWorks, posed an interesting theory about Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert’s Rally to Restore Sanity: The two "national comics" decried what they do on their own shows. Arianna Huffington, who spent a quarter-million dollars to bus people from New York, disagreed, saying that the rally vilified the media’s coverage of extremism instead.
Steele on ‘Bogus’ Election Expectations
So how many seats will the Republicans need to win this Tuesday for the midterm election to be a success? According to RNC Chairman Michael Steele, who spoke on State of the Union, the GOP will be satisfied whether they win 39 seats for majority, or even 37 seats. "We were a party that on the covers of magazines around this country were called an endangered species," he said. “We have battled our way back here.”
DNC Chairman: House and Senate Are Ours
On Meet the Press Democratic National Committee Chairman Tim Kaine said that unlike the majority of political pundits’ predictions, the Democrats will hold both the House and the Senate. He called his party the "problem solvers" trying to reboot the nation after a "lost decade" the GOP created.
Jimmy Carter Blasts Fox News
He may not have been hosting the Rally to Restore Sanity, but Jimmy Carter is not afraid to voice his opinion on Fox News. On Reliable Sources, Carter blasted the network for trying to "control" that the next president is Republican. As for the Tea Party, Carter offered an interesting idea for its members’ motivations.
Google CEO on The Innovation Wars
Google CEO Eric Schmidt said on Fareed Zakaria GPS that a huge and ongoing threat to America’s innovative prowess is other copycat competitor nations. Instead of looking back at previous "wars," like the solar panel race with China, Schmidt said that American innovators need to look towards the next war—nanotechnology.