John Quiggin pulled together a very interesting list of happenings the other day. Simply put, many pillars of the conservative universe look to be in trouble: * Rush Limbaugh’s attack on Sandra Fluke and subsequent abandonment by sponsors * The failed attempt by rightwing operatives at the Komen Foundation to blacklist Planned Parenthood * The… Read more »
Hello devoted Political Animals! I’ll be your guest blogger for today, filling in for Mr. Kilgore who is taking unexpected leave due to a medical issue in his family. Send your thoughts and/or prayers his way. Let me tell you a bit about myself before I get started. I’m from the Southwest originally, Utah and… Read more »
How the Peace Corps believes its own PR, looks past its mistakes, and shafts volunteers in the process.
Via Wonkette, I’m not sure what to make of this: We’ve got Space Nazis, always a winning presence, and Sarah Palin can only improve things. It looks to be aiming for the “so bad it’s good” zone and flirting dangerously with the “so bad it’s worse” one. I confess, though, it is a little intriguing…. Read more »
Joe Biden was in Reno the other day, doing one of those stock vice president speeches where he made a bold call for high school kids to go to college, according to the Reno Gazette-Journal: Vice President Joe Biden spent time Thursday imploring Galena High School students to make some kind of post-secondary education a… Read more »