Stories by Matt Taibbi

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Posted on: Feb 27, 2008, Source: RollingStone.com

He's gone from laughingstock to presumptive nominee by campaigning for World War III. So why do conservatives fear him?

Posted on: Jan 29, 2008, Source: RollingStone.com

Hillary has taken her strategy straight out of Tricky Dick's paranoid, press-bashing playbook.

Posted on: Jan 15, 2008, Source: RollingStone.com

Corporate media are turning one of the most exciting primary seasons in history into a trivia contest.

Posted on: Dec 16, 2007, Source: RollingStone.com

Barack Obama has stormed the Democratic race for the nomination -- can he and his supporters be stopped?

Posted on: Dec 9, 2007, Source: RollingStone.com

After months as the front-runner, Hillary Clinton suddenly finds herself in a three-way heat.

Posted on: Nov 23, 2007, Source: RollingStone.com

Surging Mike Huckabee may talk about poverty and trade, but the wild-eyed Baptist goofball doesn't believe he is evolved from primates. Does that even worry Republican voters?

Posted on: Oct 26, 2007, Source: RollingStone.com

Mitt Romney's endless bragging about his wealth and success has kept him near the top of the Republican polls, but he's running for the nomination of a party that has nothing left to sell.

Posted on: Oct 7, 2007, Source: RollingStone.com

Let's hope that John McCain's political downfall remains his own personal tragedy -- and doesn't become, by means of some terrible accident at the polls, ours.

Posted on: Oct 1, 2007, Source: RollingStone.com

The media following the presidential campaigns in Iowa depict voters as gravely caring about meaningless issues like "likeability" and "electability."

Posted on: Sep 23, 2007, Source: RollingStone.com

In Fred Thompson's fantasy world, all you have to do to be president is pretend you're the Gipper and act tough on TV.

Posted on: Sep 9, 2007, Source: RollingStone.com

First Republicans screwed up on Iraq, sending thousands of Americans to their deaths. Then they refused to apologize. And now they're going to pay for it in the 2008 elections.

Posted on: Aug 29, 2007, Source: RollingStone.com

In Iraq, private contractors are guaranteed huge profits no matter how badly they fuck things up.

Posted on: Jun 26, 2007, Source: RollingStone.com

The author responds to reader questions, sharing his views on the 2008 election and that while he's often attacked for being a Hunter Thompson wannabe, the writer he's actually trying to rip off is H.L. Mencken.

Posted on: Jun 14, 2007, Source: Adbusters

Despite the walloping defeat of the Republicans in the 2006 midterm elections that seemed to spell the end of neocon rule in Washington, the clowns are once again spilling out of the Volkswagen.

Posted on: Jun 6, 2007, Source: RollingStone.com

He's cashing in on 9/11, working with Karl Rove's henchmen and in cahoots with a Swift Boat-style attack on Hillary. By all accounts, he's a perfect choice to uphold the legacy of George W. Bush.

Posted on: May 9, 2007, Source: RollingStone.com

The Democrats' endorsement of this crude neocolonial exploitation plan makes them accomplices in the occupation, and further legitimizes the insurgency.

Posted on: May 9, 2007, Source: RollingStone.com

The Democrats' endorsement of this crude neocolonial exploitation plan makes them accomplices in the occupation, and further legitimizes the insurgency.

Posted on: May 2, 2007, Source: RollingStone.com

It must be somehow beneficial to the American power apparatus to demean the individuals who seek to occupy its highest offices.

Posted on: May 1, 2007, Source: RollingStone.com

What is it about the 2008 presidential race that forces candidates to perform like the lowest, scraggliest, street-hungriest organ grinder monkeys the world has ever seen?

Posted on: Apr 24, 2007, Source: RollingStone.com

With his drunkenness, his perfect and instinctive amorality, his effortless thievery, and his casual use of lethal force, Boris Yeltsin represented a type intimately familiar to all Russians.

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