Loyal Opposition

LOYAL OPPOSITION….The Republican answer to Daily Kos is now up and running. Red State, the brainchild of Tacitus and several cobloggers, appears to be dedicated to defending the indefensible and promoting the unpromotable ? but that’s just my skewed liberal view, of course. Here’s theirs:

The Left has proven that blogs can thrive on the fringe, in a petri dish of pessimism and protest. We intend to make blogs a voice for mainstream America, and articulate the deeply held ideals of a free and virtuous nation.

A “petri dish of pessimism and protest”! Take that, you nattering nabobs of negativity!

Welcome to the blogosphere, Red State.

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