Sunday, September 18, 2011

The Liberal Media . . .

I find it odd that Glenn Reynolds is complaining (via Memeorandum) about the media's supposed failure to adequately vet candidate Obama in 2008 when a week ago he was denouncing one of Obama's harshest critics—Paul Krugman— and absurdly implying that Krugman had elevated Obama to a "messiah."

If he is going to complain about the media's coverage of Obama, Reynolds ought to at least acknowledge of the President's early liberal critics.

Thursday, September 15, 2011

I used To Be Disgusted . . .

Via Memeorandum, I see that the latest faux controversy to emerge from right-wingers is this video of Michelle Obama supposedly dissing America. I defy anyone to interpret what the First Lady is saying in the video, especially since her mouth is obscured during part of the clip. According to James Robbins, in the Washington Times she is saying, "all this just for a flag."

Robbins has no real basis for his accusation other than in his reckoning it is what she "appears" to say. These clowns just keep becoming more jaw-droppingly ridiculous and cartoonishly stupid to the extent that I am left speechless.

I defer to Elvis Costello: