uniters, not dividers

I’ve noticed less of a political divide in recent days, as fair-minded observers left and right are beginning to see what the other side has been pointing out for years. Never underestimate the unifying power of shared disdain. 1.) The left was right — “movement conservatives” are a nasty lot. The ongoing fatwa against McCain … Continue reading uniters, not dividers

what paul begala begat

Meet the Lickspittles, Hugh and Taylor (accompanied by smooth jazz remake of “The Odd Couple” theme): Hugh on Wednesday’s GOP debate — “Romney by contrast was as polished and professional as ever, and his command of the facts and the debate far superior to that of McCain’s.” Taylor Marsh analyzes Thursday’s Democratic showdown — “Clinton … Continue reading what paul begala begat

worst debate host ever

I don’t have strong feelings either way about Wolf Blitzer, but he did a shitty job moderating tonight’s debate. When he wasn’t lobbing chummy softballs, he threw inside (the Beltway) junk, like his concluding question about whether Obama or Hillary would pick the other as veep. Gee, I wonder what they’ll say. Blitzer seemed intent … Continue reading worst debate host ever

judge him by his enemies

Conservative blogger Michelle Malkin, who has written in support of the internment of Japanese-American citizens during WWII, said she won’t vote for McCain over Hillary. McCain should thank her. And now, your daily right-wing fatwa: The Republican Party has been hijacked. Over the past month a new Axis of Evil has emerged — not one … Continue reading judge him by his enemies