Category Archives: Tea Party

Tea Party’s assist from the old guard

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I’m on a few Tea Party email lists, and occasionally I actually read the mailers to see what my insane political cousins (twice removed) are up to. Tonight, the local NYC Tea Party chapter will gather for a panel titled “One Nation Under Arrest: How Crazy Laws, Rogue Prosecutors, and Activist Judges Threaten Your Liberty.” [...]

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United States of Alternative Reality

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Bobo took some time off from writing wrongheaded columns to sit down with his best gal friend, Gail Collins, and bitch about bloggers. David Brooks: The second reason Obama’s behavior is depressing is that it shows that the administration is getting mentally captured by the lefty blogosphere. The real secret of mature leadership is that [...]

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The morality disconnect

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Bob Herbert wrote a very good column today about what he calls the “campaign disconnect” between Democrats, Republicans, and average Americans. I highly recommend reading the whole thing, but essentially Herbert makes the argument that neither party has adequately addressed the economic desperation of citizens. Democrats have decided to humor the disastrous idea of austerity measures, while [...]

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The myth of Beck’s ‘apolitical’ event

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I have no idea what Ross Douthat is doing. Now that he appears to have gotten all the baddies out constructing weird arguments against gay marriage, he’s moved on to defending Glenn Beck and his totally “apolitical” geriatric love-in. This, among other reasons, is why I have appointed Ross my new David Brooks for his [...]

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