It can be challenging to pick out individual threads from the tapestry of jaw-dropping nuttiness that constitutes the right-wing of the current Republican base. Watching the incoherent, but violent, tempest that was the teabag protest inspired feelings of despair. Here, it seemed, were a mass of people wholly uninterested in fact, in dialogue, who were [...]
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In his column today, Frank Rich pointed something out that I think us liberals would do well to remember. President Obama’s inauguration speech was not only a statement of his intent to make some changes, to rectify some of the mistakes that his predecessor made, but Obama wasn’t just rebuking the outgoing administration. He was [...]
It’s the best of times. It’s the worst of times.