Partisanship on Townhall

Kevin Glass - Thu Jun 12

A fascinating new poll out today from the Pew Research Center reports on how they've tracked Americans' beliefs on political issues over time. ... more

Nicole Bailey - Fri Nov 22

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker criticized the partisan climate in Washington and distinguished proper checks and balances from today's gridlock. He said, "If you want to get big bold reform done ... you need a team to help you do that." ... more

Tom Purcell - Wed Nov 13

Paul Greenberg - Fri Sep 27

Jackie Gingrich Cushman - Thu Sep 26

Cal Thomas - Tue Sep 24

Rich Galen - Wed Jul 31

Michael Barone - Thu Apr 18

"More tears are shed over answered prayers," the 16th century nun St. Teresa of Avila is supposed to have said, "than over unanswered ones." ... more

Mona Charen - Tue Mar 5

There are two major parties in the United States: the party that wishes to govern and the party that wants only to campaign. ... more

Michael Medved - Wed Jan 16

Exhilarated by the record number of women elected to both the House and Senate in 2012, giddy commentators have begun suggesting that increased representation by females could cure the poisonous polarization in Washington and repair the broken institutions of our government. A more sober, comprehensive analysis, however, reveals no historical or logical basis to assume that the much heralded influx of female politicos means an automatic improvement in the dysfunctional performance of the legislative branch. ... more

Michael Medved - Wed Dec 19

If Republicans hope to break their wretched streak of disappointing presidential campaigns – losing the popular vote in five of the last six White House contests – they should learn crucial lessons from the only candidate in that dismal span who proved notably more popular than his party’s national brand: John McCain. ... more

Michael Medved - Wed Apr 4

In the last 100 years, every U.S. president who lost his bid for a second term did so because he abandoned his principal promise to the American people. If Republicans can persuade the public that Barack Obama similarly shattered the pledge at the very core of his presidency, they will succeed in denying him the new lease on the White House he insists he deserves. ... more

Debra J. Saunders - Sun Mar 25

House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan introduced a hard-core GOP budget last week. His committee passed the package in a 19-18 vote. ... more

Jeff Jacoby - Wed Dec 28

You don't need me to tell you that the chattering class is appalled by the partisan gridlock and political bickering that keeps Washington from dealing efficiently with the nation's problems. ... more

David Limbaugh - Fri Dec 23

There seems to be a common line of demarcation separating two basic factions on the political right in the various skirmishes we have fought against Barack Obama, from their markedly different approaches to the budget battles to their differences in sizing up the GOP presidential candidates. ... more

New York, New York - Wed Dec 7

"He's arrogant. And he has no reason to be arrogant." ... more

Tony Blankley - Wed Nov 30

As a technical matter, many, if not most, congressional historians believe that conscious, congressional partisanship in recent times did not start with the Tea Party or Obama or Bush or Newt Gingrich and Bill Clinton in the 90s. ... more