How Not to Stem Criticism From Obama’s Left Flank

Memo to Deputy Transition Director Steve Hildebrand: poking a beehive with a sharp STFU stick isn’t gonna stop the buzzing. It’s just gonna get your dumb ass stung. David Sirota patiently explains why muzzling progressives isn’t the answer: The reason the Republican Party and conservative...

Here’s A Shock – Specter is Once Again Spectering

From The Gray Lady: In an interview, Senator Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania, the top Republican on the Judiciary Committee, said that in light of the administration’s apparent retreat from its legal embrace of the harshest tactics in 2004, the 2005 opinions “are more than surprising.” “I think they’re...