Poor Sad Republican Pollster Has Real Problems, and Also Four Houses

Adam Weinstein · 01/07/14 11:40AM

Frank Luntz is depressed. It isn't easy being a conservative messaging guru in an era where Obamacanism has brainwashed the electorate into a vicious cycle of government dependency. It's so disheartening, in fact, that Luntz can't even console himself with all the doodads in his $6 million L.A. mansion.

Republicans' Top Message Man Has a Plan to Counter 'Occupy Wall Street'

Jim Newell · 12/01/11 01:10PM

Ubiquitous GOP "message guru" Frank Luntz is the guy who teaches Republicans how to kill things. When Democrats introduce a bill and Republicans decide that they'd like to kill it, for sport, they ask Luntz to come up with a couple of phrases to reiterate hundreds of times a day, so as to terrify the American people.

Stephen Colbert Gets Some Help from Republican Spin Doctor Frank Luntz

Matt Cherette · 08/17/11 12:36AM

On tonight's Report, Stephen Colbert unveiled a word cloud representing the priorities of more than 50,000 people who responded to his call for a suggested focus of his new political action committee. Colbert then enlisted Republican spin doctor Frank Luntz to help him sift through the data and come up with the right language for a political ad. A clip of Colbert's chat with Luntz is above.

Iowa Voters Don't Trust Obama on Egypt Because He's Muslim

Jim Newell · 02/08/11 03:48PM

Fox News put together a focus group of likely Iowa Republican caucus-goers to watch President Obama's pre-Super Bowl interview with Bill O'Reilly and gauge their reactions. So why were the reactions so negative when he was giving fairly boilerplate responses to O'Reilly's questions about the Egyptian uprising and any potential threats posed by the Muslim Brotherhood?