Posts Tagged ‘Firedoglake’

The Revolution Will Be Blogged

UPDATE: Well, we just left Occupy Portland well over an hour after the whole thing was supposed to have been rolled up once and for all, and it wasn’t happening.  Thousands of people filled both the parks and the surrounding streets, encircled by hundreds of supportive cyclists.  (This is Portland, after all….)  Disappointed helicopters still [...]

Obamabots: Rahm was Right

When dear ol’ Rahm, future Mayor of Chicago, called liberals “fucking retarded,” he was, in fact, half right.  Some of them are, and they still slavishly pour adulation on, (and heap recriminations on the detractors of) our mediocre President, against all evidence.  This self-defeating practice is most popular at places like DailyKos, but you can [...]

Village Idiots

Ruth Marcus isn’t the stupidest person at the Washington Post, nor is she the most craven.  But as Jon Stewart memorably said, that’s like being the thinnest kid at fat camp.  Although she’s regularly identified as a “liberal,” she nonetheless frequently types such insulting Fox News horseshit such as her column today about how Robert [...]

With Friends Like These…

Over at Huffpo I stumbled upon one of the most spectacularly asinine pieces of Democratic concern-trolling I’ve ever read, from some manipulative and obtuse nincompoop named Peter Connolly, which amply demonstrates why establishment Democrats only win, occasionally, because their opponents are just slightly more untrustworthy, corrupt, and authoritarian than they are themselves, and they are [...]