Michele Bachmann IS a Flake, and Chris Wallace Should Not Have Apologized

Look, a candidate for President of the United States who tells audiences that the Lion King is a gay conspiracy; or that hundreds of scientists, including Nobel Prize winners, believe in intelligent design; or that Iraq looks like the Mall of America, deserves to be called a flake, and Wallace should not...

Like Mother, Like Daughter

Wow. Just… WOW: In her memoir due out Friday, “Not Afraid of Life: My Journey So Far,” the 20-year-old daughter of former Alaska governor/potential presidential candidate Sarah Palin reveals her true feelings about the father of her son, the daughter of her mother’s 2008 running...

Anthony Weiner Resigns From Congress

Here is Josh Marshall’s response in its entirety: So, Anthony Weiner is set to resign from Congress. Since I said I hoped he wouldn’t do so, I feel obliged to comment on his decision. What stands out to me about all this aren’t Weiner’s juvenile and mortifying ‘offenses,’...

The So-Called Liberal Media, Redux

This is the opening of a four-page New York Times article by James Glanz and John Markoff: The Obama administration is leading a global effort to deploy “shadow” Internet and mobile phone systems that dissidents can use to undermine repressive governments that seek to silence them by censoring or shutting...

Writers Are Readers Applies to Bloggers,Too

Obviously, any estimate of the size of the blogosphere is always going to be, first, a guess, and second, an outdated guess maybe 30 seconds after it’s made. That said, WebDesigner Depot puts the number of active blogs at “over a hundred million.” Conservatively. If you factor in the blogs...

Live, Up to the Minute Feed of All LBAN Blogs

Have you ever found yourself digging through a seemingly endless list of bookmarks searching in vain for that one blog you saved some time ago and thinking, “isn’t there a better way to keep up to date on my favorite blogs?” Me too. For years I used the blogrolls here at Comments from Left...

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