ROBERTS AND ABORTION….Brad Plumer has a good post about the real way in which John Roberts is most likely to curb abortion rights if he gets confirmed to the Supreme Court. Unfortunately, it doesn’t fit into a 30-second ad, so I’m not sure that this explanation is ever going to filter much further than policy wonks and blogosphere junkies. It’s still interesting, though.
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