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How to criticize Obama without being a racist: a four step guide from the Daily Kos, which is undergoing a series of "purges" due to accusations of racism against members who, three years later, are having second thoughts about Barack Obama. Short answer: There are ways to criticize Obama without being a racist (as opposed to […]
When I indulged in an infuriated rant against Secretary of State Hillary Clinton last week because her reaction to questions about the legality of our Libyan bombing campaign was a Rovian "whose side are you on," some people suggested that I had taken her out of context. They say that the Obama Administration does not […]
I love a mystery. Today's mystery: what is the operating principle — the strategy — behind White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs' multi-day freak-out? “I hear these people saying he’s like George Bush. Those people ought to be drug tested,” Gibbs said. “I mean, it’s crazy.” The press secretary dismissed the “professional left” in terms […]
Via Jonathan Turley, I see that Mike Huckabee, a probable candidate for the 2012 Republican nomination for President, had a discussion on Fox with Moral Majority leader Sean LaHaye about whether whether President Obama is pushing us "closer to the apocalypse." No, not metaphorically. As in the end times. I've heard a lot of things […]
Today, one site of the blogosphere (a term I use almost exclusively to irritate Patrick) is agitated about something, and the other side is making fun of them for it. Yes, I know you can say that nearly every day. Today's issue: schoolkids encouraged, on video, to chant "I am an Obama scholar." The freakout, […]
By now news has broken that the Obama administration hired a New York personal injury lawyer by the name of Eric Turkewitz as the first "White House law blogger." Yes, the White House will soon have another weblog. Turkewitz is perhaps best known to the world as the lawyer who sued a Staten Island liquor […]
Oh, Barry, how do you sleep at night knowing the terrible things you have made decent Americans do to each other? A Nashville man says he and his 10-year-old daughter were victims of road rage Thursday afternoon, all because of a political bumper sticker on his car.
Didn't we fight a war for independence from Britain over this sort of thing? The White House is considering endorsing a law that would allow the indefinite detention of some alleged terrorists without trial as part of efforts to break a logjam with Congress over President Barack Obama’s plans to close the Guantanamo Bay prison, […]
Does this video, widely circulated on the web in September 2008 but for some reason now hard to find, seem creepier than ever? I don't blame these children, any more than I blame children who sing the praises of Kim Jong-Il. I blame their parents. Of course, the parents breed.