AS ALWAYS, SETTING THE STANDARD….Atrios has an unusually good collection of partisan hackery today: Sullivan on “homosexuals,” the administration on malpractice, the California Republican party on black whinging, Kaus on losing his faith. He’s almost got me back in fighting form after spending yesterday in a funk over the increasingly appalling nature of the Bush administration.
Gage Skidmore/FlickrThere's Only One Way to End Gridlock in WashingtonFor activism to be successful in our current political climate, we must vote in a Blue tsunami.
Chip Somodevilla/Getty ImagesWhy the Left Can't Walk Away from Its Farmer-Labor RootsFascism arises when workers are won over to right-wing appeals to racial or religious solidarity.
Kimberly Pinker/FlickrA Senate Hearing for an Extremist Judicial Nominee Doesn't Go WellSteven Menashi's racism, sexism, and homophobia don't bother Republicans. It's his refusal to ...read more