frank rich

2014-02-03-BothSidesNowLogoPlaincolhirescopy1.jpgBefore "deplorables" and pneumonia, Shrum & Frum discuss who gained and learned the most from the NBC Forum (seen by 14 million) before the first Debate in two weeks (70 million). Agreement: Trump is nearly "unfactcheckable" given his niagara of lies while Clinton has to get off defensive and tell swing Rs that he's too dangerous.
I returned home to Los Angeles exactly six years ago this month to prepare for a February exploratory trip to Washington, DC, New York and then a week in New Hampshire to "test the waters" for a possible run.
Trump, Sanders and the other outsiders will probably not win their party's presidential nominations. But the rage they are articulating is not going away. In all likelihood these Occupy issues will be co-opted by more establishment and semi-establishment figures like Rubio, Bush, Clinton, and Biden.
"Just the fact that he actually has opinions" is enough to expose "how contrived" the other candidates are, Rich tells HuffPost Live.
It would seem that the fall of Brian Williams is a tragic tale of style over substance. Ego and the temptation to embellish for talk show chit-chat won out over the simple truth. And with really nothing to be gained by tales of RPGs and a floating body. But everything to be lost. Especially trust.
If a simple message of tolerance, understanding and peace is deemed too controversial by many universities in this country, what message does that send to students? Colleges used to be the place where trailblazing comedians like George Carlin and Mort Sahl found receptive audiences for their biting and bold comedy.
The office of vice president has seen a bit of a pop cultural resurgence recently with television series like "Veep" and
They are a heartbeat away from the most powerful position on the planet and the subject of some of the best shows on TV, but
2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgErick Erickson and Ron Reagan debate why the GOP in January would reprise tactics that tanked its popularity. And will the Obamacare website "glitches" be only a mild ankle sprain or game-ending injury?
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Washington may be a dysfunctional place to govern, but it's working better than ever as a marketplace for cashing in. And
Rich piled on the criticism in New York magazine: Gregory was widely derided for asking Greenwald why The Guardian journalist
I have not acted in a legit show on Broadway since A Streetcar Named Desire in 1992, having chosen the not-for-profit route on Broadway or regional for my last four shows. Broadway has changed in the past 21 years and I wanted take a moment to look at that.
In the wake of the 2012 election, the GOP has found itself questioning its own identity. In his New York Magazine piece this
Denial has poisoned the GOP and threatens the rest of the country too. Read more on New York Magazine
He is a worthy counterpart, for obvious reasons. Rich is currently the executive producer of VEEP, the HBO comedy series
If you’re lucky enough to have a mother who was sort of a center of the world for you, then to not be able to have her, even though she’s sitting right there in front of you, is just devastating. She’s there, but she’s not.
When the plutocrats and their minions abuse the average citizen, it is called "oppression." When the oppressed presumed to assert their rights as citizens, the Republicans call it "class warfare." We call it justice ... or, the American way. No feints in that.