Another Stop Along the Road to Damascus

The pullquote from one of David Frum’s latest eviscerations of contemporary USian conservative folly, a meditative riff on Susan Sontag’s infamous “Were our enemies right?” speech, was making the rounds yesterday (eventually getting linked by the subject of Frum’s...

Move Over, Sarah Palin — There’s A NEW Mama Grizzly Ready To Sink Her Teeth Into 2012

Just when you thought Michele Bachmann’s unchecked (and wholly unhinged) egomania would finally be satiated (and silenced) by a House Intelligence Committee appointment comes this Hindenberg of a trial balloon: ABC News has learned that Bachmann, R-Minn., also is seriously weighing whether to seek the...

Lock Up The Liquor Cabinet and Hide the Handset: Ginny Thomas Reaches Out and Touches Anita Hill

By now you’ve likely heard about Ginny Thomas, budding Teabagger superstar and wife of SCOTUS Justice Clarence Thomas, drunk-dialing calling Anita Hill at 730am yesterday and demanding that Hill apologize for, er, telling the truth about Justice Thomas’s infamous untoward advances: “Good...

David Frum: “The central fact of the Sherrod story has been edited out of the conservative narrative”

Lots of great stuff has been posted by various commentators in response to Andrew Breitbart’s shameless, defamatory hit-piece on former low-ranking USDA official (and, as per TOTALLY NOT RACIST Tea Party Express spokesdouche Mark Williams, Colored Person) Shirley Sherrod. But apostate neocon and...

Tea House Party

In my first week of college, I attended my very first house party.  It was pretty crazy.  While the party at one point had to be have organized by someone, once things got going it turned into a force of nature itself.  There were a couple of people opening every can of food in the kitchen and throwing it...

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