Don Quixote, Meet Clarence Thomas

Or, more accurately, Don Quixote, meet today's Democratic base. Why Don Quixote? Because a "quixotic" quest is one which is fantastical and romantic, but impractical and likely a lost cause, or has very little chance of success,. And that's exactly what the current push on the left against the recent revelations about Clarence Thomas' ethical improprieties are: a quixotic quest. Why? Because...

Maddow vs. Buchanan

There's been a lot of talk recently in the blogosphere about Pat Buchanan running amok with seemingly no restrictions at MSNBC. Buchanan's been a regular there for several years, so it might seem surprising that the lefty blogosphere is only now, all of a sudden, fixating on Buchanan's admittedly retrograde views as a problem at MSNBC. But if you've been watching Rachel Maddow's show over the...