Crazy Is A Pre-Existing Condition

In today's Washington Post, probably the best young historian working today - Rick Perlstein, author of Nixonland - reminds us that the current seemingly incomprehensible (to most people) madness of teabagger charges like "death panels" and "socialism" are far from new. Reading Perlstein's astonishingly detailed work, one comes away with not just the sense, but the knowledge, that America has a...