This whole Benghazi pseudo-scandal was supposed to have blown over by now, right? As long ago as November, liberals like DNC communications director Brad Woodhouse and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid have been telling people to “give it a rest” — after all, “the election’s over” and Obama won, so what difference, at this point, does it make? […]
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Liberal Slate writer Matthew Yglesias knows the IRS did something wrong in targeting conservative 501(c)(4) groups and leaking their confidential information to liberal journalists, but he can’t quite figure out what. Tax administration is hard! He asks if the only alternative to selectively targeting conservative organizations is to “rubber stamp everything.” Because giving equal scrutiny […]
What has Slate’s Matt Yglesias cranky this time? It looks like he didn’t appreciate critics of his gun control stance calling him out on his supposed expertise on “tactical firearms.”
It’s hip to tweet squares. (Editor’s note: See correction below.) Quite possibly the most sensible thing he’s ever written. *** Correction: Yglesias wasn’t just tweeting squares as we had originally thought. Here’s what his tweet looks like on iPhones and in certain browsers, such as Safari: The little symbols, or emojis, represent the currencies of […]
Trifecta of boom: ‘Justified’ co-star Nick Searcy blasts ‘racist, boring’ Touré, Yglesias and Piers Morgan
Mockery is the best medicine and Searcy dishes it out with more than a dash of awesome.
Matt Yglesias must be busy moving into his expensive new townhouse, but he found time to smear Mickey Kaus as an immigrant-hater. Kaus had the gall to point out that some of the beneficiaries of amnesty will be working in the construction industry — a sector of the economy that happens to employ more than 1 million […]
Noted Occupy Wall Street fan Matt Yglesias is big time sympathizer with the 99%. With such an egalitarian vision, we assume that Yglesias lives a normal life, far from the decadent 1% fat cats who are dragging this nation down. Actually…
The last time we checked in with Slate economics writer Matthew Yglesias, he was discovering the problem of long-term unemployment. Now the wunderkind is back with another great insight. Companies go into debt quite often. Therefore, Yglesias implies, there clearly is no reason to worry about government debt. Wait. What? And there is supergenius Matt […]
Gee, we wonder what could account for the marked increase in long-term unemployment that has occurred during President Obama’s presidency? Liberal blogger Matthew Yglesias clearly has no clue, but here’s what President Obama’s former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers wrote in The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics: To fully understand unemployment, we must consider the causes of recorded long-term unemployment. […]
He wanted to “build that,” but oh-how-hard it is!