Author: Scott Lemieux

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Being Shrill: A Credo

In General
On June 8, 2004
One strange thing about Stoller’s argument about centrist bloggers is that it strikes me as no longer true. Drum, Yglesias, and Marshall have all become much more aggressive and partisan over the last year. I don’t think any of them presume competence or good faith on the part of the Bush Administration at all. (Indeed, […]
Roger Ailes has a great post about Andrew Sullivan declaring that he no longer supports the GOP, because they have the same position on gay rights that they’ve always had. If you scroll up a bit, you can see Sully’s desperation, as he demonstrates the full-on Phantom Menace effect. Says Sully: [Reagan] would never have presided over the massive […]

Turn on the News

On June 5, 2004

According to Prof. Reynolds: WHILE I WENT OUT TO GET FROZEN YOGURT, the InstaWife watched CBS news. She pronounced it “one long commercial for the Democrats.” Needless to say, no examples

Among Katha Pollitt’s many enviable talents is the ability to cut to the heart of an issue by saying something that by all rights should be banal, but is often overlooked. Some people on the left have been arguing for a draft, arguing that it would make military sacrifice more egalitarian and inhibit military adventurism. […]
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