KRISTOL, WEEK 2….This week, in an apparent effort to make phoning it in look good, freshman New York Times columnist Bill Kristol tells us that the surge is teh awesome. Now that’s fresh copy. I guess I was dead wrong about Kristol being a safe, predictable, boring choice for the Times op-ed page.
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