Jaime Fuller

Jaime Fuller is a former associate editor at The American Prospect

Recent Articles

Daily Meme: Name Dropping Jack Kemp

  • During his career in Congress, Paul Ryan has tried hard to plant the idea that he is the second coming of Jack Kemp, whom he worked for briefly in the 1990s. At the Kemp Foundation's first event in 2010, the Wisconsin representative said, “Jack is the reason I ran for Congress. I was motivated by Ronald Reagan, but inspired by Jack Kemp.”

Daily Meme: America's Ever-Complicated Affair with Guns

  • Saturday will be the one-year anniversary of the mass shooting in Newtown, Connecticut that left 20 small children dead. 
  • Gun policy in the United States has changed markedly in that year, with 109 new state laws being passed. Seventy of those laws loosen pre-existing gun regulations. 

Daily Meme: You Are in a Foxhole

  • Yesterday, Representative Steve Stockman posted a letter on his website. It began, "Dear patriot, You are in a foxhole fighting to save our constitutional Republic … and the last thing you need is a Republican bayonet in your back. But that’s what liberal John Cornyn has been doing to you every day."

Daily Meme: A History of Shakenalysis

  • 2013: "Briefly laying aside differences hardened over decades, President Barack Obama on Tuesday shook the hand of the president of Cuba at the memorial service for Nelson Mandela."
  • 2013: "Obama Shakes Hands With Raul Castro. Let’s All Freak Out."

Daily Meme: Tales of Two Classes

  • "More than half of renters—21.1 million households—were cost burdened in 2012, paying more than 30 percent of income for housing. This is the greatest number of housing cost burdened renters on record."