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O’Reilly

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On June 9, 2004
Jesse Taylor links to Bill O’Reilly’s interview of Ann Coulter. I actually read it, exposing myself to Coulter’s drivel for the first time in years. It reads like a parody of RNC spin; even with the state of punditry as depraved as it is it’s hard to imagine someone is (ostensibly) seriously saying things like “the war is going […]

Libertarians Are Insane

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On June 9, 2004

Well, not really. Not all of them. Not all the time. I refer to recent flare-up of a discussion about the positive/negative rights distinction. This was started by the esteemed Professor Volokh (who,

The Final Word

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On June 8, 2004
Jesse Taylor on Christopher Snitchens: Chris Hitchens isn’t a useful idiot – he’s a useful asshole. He fills a slightly brainier niche than Dennis Miller does, although he’s featured the same precipitous dropoff in relevance that Miller has since switching sides.

The political spectrum

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On June 8, 2004
Through See the Forest, I find a link to Matt Stoller’s excellent post on different forms of partisanship. I don’t think he’s entirely fair in his critique of league of wonkish centrist bloggers (Yglesias/Drum/Kleiman/Marshall), although he’s certainly on to something there. That part of the argument (that for a host of reasons professional moderate centrists can’t bring themselves […]
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 […]

Darn that Liberal Media

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On June 7, 2004

Speaking of nonsense and Texas, I recall some time ago hearing about some impending legal trouble for Tom Delay. The story appears to be a bit complicated, involving a misbehaving PAC run by the bug m

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