Fill in the blank: (2+5) x ____ = (5×2)+(5×5). If you answered "learnin' about the distributive property is for communists," you're of one mind with Eric Bolling of Fox News, who took issue with a Scholastic worksheet he accused of "push[ing] the liberal agenda."
"Distribute the wealth with the lovely rich girl with a big ole bag of money, handing some money out," mocked Bolling, who claimed the textbook was part of leftist "indoctrination in schools."
Bolling still has a ways to go to reach the heights of math paranoia. In Glenn Beck's hands, this worksheet would have produced a soliloquy about algebra's Arabic origins and transitioned to a rant about the commutative property, which sounds like commutation, which sounds like Obama releasing violent felons from prisons to steal Americans' money. Nevertheless, Bolling did enough to join the conservative anti math-league, whose members include:
Tags: Bobby Jindal, Education, Fox News, Karl Rove, Louisiana, Mike Huckabee, Missouri, Polls, Rush Limbaugh, Science & Technology
* Mr. Burns explains the fiscal cliff.
* God's boss seems like a real douche.
* Cracked counts down four political errors.
* What to get a royal baby that has everything.
* McSweeney's recommends a whole lot of cool things.
* The Sklar brothers talk smack about the Popemobile.
* Hot sauce on the balls is not legitimate penal policy… need we say more?
* Christian Slater's vote was rejected in Florida. Guess they forgot he existed, too.
Tags: Daily Links, Fiscal Cliff, Florida, Karl Rove, Kate Middleton, Mitt Romney, Pope Benedict XVI, Prince William
I've seen a number of presidential elections in my lifetime. My mother, a liberal, did her fair share share of hand-wringing and yelling at the TV in the '80s. But these are different times. Times, it would seem, of epic histrionics. Karl Rove's election night conniption was just a preview of the insanity we would see after all the votes were counted.
Tags: Indecision Delegates, Jordan Carlos, Karl Rove, Puerto Rico, Texas
Now, you may think that voter suppression is an electoral tactic favored by Republicans, due to the fact that they worked so hard to suppress votes this past cycle. But Karl Rove believes it goes both ways.
The political strategist and super PAC heavy-hitter — who is currently on his I Didn't Lose $400 Million of Conservative Money media tour — explained to Fox News how the President engaged in a little voter suppression of his own…
Tags: Barack Obama, Karl Rove, Voter Suppression