Some Listen, Some Don’t

As is often the case, The Onion captured the bitter zeitgeist with a dead-on headline that read: Protestors Criticized For Looting Businesses Without Forming Private Equity Firm First. Very few people are in favor of random violence for its own sake. But what we've seen the past few nights in Minneapolis, Atlanta, Los Angeles and elsewhere is far from "random violence." A Riot Is The Language of...

La-La Land

Cripes. The right-wing echo chamber truly has become a self-contained system of fact-verification (by asking each other), fantasy and reality-denial. Just in the last few hours, another story has broken from (where else) the master manufacturer of nontroversies over at Big Government, Andrew Breitbart. I won’t link, because he doesn’t deserve the traffic*. Earlier today, on MSNBC host Dylan...

Clueless AND Shameless Is A Bad Combo

***UPDATED*** (see end of post) Good GRIEF. First Cheney, then Ginni Thomas, and now, Jim Tim Proffitt. Jim Tim Proffitt? Who the heck is Jim Tim Proffitt? He's the Rand Paul supporter who stomped on the neck of a woman protesting Paul. And now, in the great tradition of prior prominent wingnut examples, Mr. Proffitt would like his victim to apologize to him. Oy. In their story, TPMDC notes that...