Jesse Jackson Shows Glenn Beck How It’s Done

With the 24/7 cable channels and national dailies (seriously, WaPo?) uniformly transfixed by Beckapalooza (ZOMG THOUSANDS OF ANGRY WHITE PEOPLE IN WASHINGTON!!1), one wonders if anybody will bother giving this timely, infinitely more relevant event any serious optics: The chants of thousands of people...

Irony Bites Back.

Shorter MLK III: Eat a bag of dicks, Glenn Beck. I have a dream,...

You Can Help Yourself, But Don’t Take Too Much

Donald Douglas looks at the coverage of the 40th anniverary of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., and asks, “Will the Real MLK Please Stand Up?” If Martin Luther King Jr. were alive today, what would he be like? How would we treat his message and accomplishments? Would we admire him...

The Dream

To enforce the constitutional right to vote, to confer jurisdiction upon the district courts of the United States to provide injunctive relief against discrimination in public accommodations, to authorize the Attorney General to institute suits to protect constitutional rights in public facilities and...

Mitt, People Actually Factcheck What You Say

I just figured I’d throw that helpful little reminder up there, you know, so maybe Mitt Romney wouldn’t feel the need to lie or bend the truth when he, oh, I don’t know, delivers perhaps the most important political speech of his career.¬† The speech of course was his much touted religion...