Too Pitifully Doleful and Delusional To Hate

Okay, so the whole theocratic, historical revisionist, mythologizing, founding-father-worshipping, flag-waving, warmongering, posturing, self-righteous, faux-libertarian, white resentment-based Christianist identity politics of the “Tea Party” usually completely repulses me. But there is something about the pitiful dolefulness and delusional foolishness about the corny song below (“I Heard George Washington Weeping”) that I find peculiarly endearing. Maybe it’s [Read More...]

‘Nuff Said Award Winner: Holden Mirror On Tea Party Legislative Priorities

Today’s ‘Nuff Said Award comes not from a Camels With Hammers commenter but a Huffington Post one named Holden Mirror: Between union busting and uterus busting, are you Baggers ever going to do any work on jobs? ‘Nuff Said. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Chris Rock On Obama-Era Hatred: Racism’s One Last Temper Tantrum Before It Goes To Sleep

From an Esquire interview online now: SR: Like many nice Caucasians, I cried the night Barack Obama was elected. It was one of the high points in American history. And all that’s happened since the election is just a shitstorm of hatred. You want to weigh in on that? CR: I actually like it, in [Read More...]

The Tea Party’s Forebears

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How Palin Might Win A Presidential Nomination

John Ellis lays out a scary scenario: As the Republican avalanche of 2010 builds — and I saw a poll the other day of a Democratic-leaning state Senate district on Long Island where the “right track” (8%)/”wrong direction” (83%) was unlike anything I had ever seen — Palin has smartly positioned herself as the champion [Read More...]

Tom Tancredo Calls Obama The Greatest Threat To America

He essentially compares Obama to the Soviet Union and Al-Qaeda and argues that he is an even wors threat to America than them. It’s just baseless and shameless and insane: H/T: Discernible Chaos Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

The Rise Of The New Right

Chris Matthews documents: Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Visit msnbc.com for breaking [Read More...]


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