VIVE LA RÉVOLUTION!….Matt Yglesias, making the rounds at YearlyKos, comments on the mingling:
Not that anyone didn’t know this already on some level, but it really was striking to get the visual of yesterday’s gate crashers quite literally mingling with the dread establishment at a cocktail party. The question that nobody seems to know the answer to, though, is whether the revolution ended because the revolutionaries won, or because they sold out? The boring, but probably boring-because-accurate, answer is that it’s a little of both.
That was a quick revolution, wasn’t it?
BTW, if you’re wondering why I’m not at YearlyKos, I don’t really have a good reason. I just sort of chickened out (again). I’m not very fond of big crowds, and after dithering a bit I never quite got around to registering or buying plane tickets. Kinda dumb, I know.
However, I did contribute a piece to JONI, the journal that was supposed to accompany the convention. Sadly, though, the journal got delayed, so I’m a complete no-show, even in spirit.