PolitiFuct

I'm about the 39,023,742th person to write about this so far today, but I couldn't let the abomination of PolitiFact's "Lie of the Year" go by without my own comment. If you've been somehow living under a rock (or inside a mall, without 3G coverage) for the past day, the fact-chucking checking web site PolitiFact has released its annual, end-of-year "Lie of the Year" award. This year, the Lie of...

More Obamania

Readers of this blog will recognize that this isn't the first time I've referenced Matt Taibbi's seminal article from December, 2009, entitled "Obamania." 'Twas Taibbi who coined the phrase "Obamania" which I use today for this post as well. He wrote it during culmination of the frenzied battle over the PPACA ("Obamacare"), and I've returned to it more than once because it describes in some of...