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Politico FTW

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On August 20, 2012
Leave it to the geniuses at Politico to win the award for Worst Media Response to Todd Akin’s rape comments. Dave Catanese stepped up to the plate on this one: Catanese tweeted that Akin’s comments, while poorly phrased, were worth discussing. “So perhaps some can agree that all rapes that are reported are not actually […]

Henry V

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On July 6, 2012

David Brooks imagines Shakespeare’s Henry V in an American school circa 2012. Uh….. It’s every bit as terrible as you might imagine. So instead of quoting this garbage, let’s q

Digby, For the Win

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On June 17, 2012

You can always count on Digby to completely tear apart someone like Fareed Zakaria, who blathered on about the need for Democrats to follow the lead of Andrew Cuomo and destroy public sector unions. I

Species of Liberal

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On June 10, 2012
I just don’t understand some types of liberals. This is particularly true of the self-hating liberal who consistently believes that if we only ignored those naughty conservatives like Rush Limbaugh and find the many reasonable voices of the Right, we could bring the nation out of decline. That means we need to quit listening to […]

Beltwayitis

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On May 29, 2012

Ruben Navarrette suffers from the condition known as Beltwayitis. It’s when pundits and politicians hang out together all the time without ever discussing anything of substance that might get in

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E.J. Dionne’s op-ed today imbibes deeply in a mythological view of conservatism’s past. Noting what he sees as a traditional conservative embrace of community over individualism, Dionne cherry-picks his way through a mythological conservative past to find a supposedly better conservatism than what we see today. There are many gems–trying to say that people like […]
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