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Right wing populism: simple, stupid

Rachel Maddow brought Frank Rich on to talk about the teabaggers after he wrote this column. The column I found largely unobjectionable, but some of the stuff from the interview sat wrong with me. Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Upon rewatching it, I…

Frank Rich – ‘The Bigots’ Last Hurrah’. Is it?

I largely agree with Frank Rich’s POV in his NYT op-ed, “The Bigots’ Last Hurrah.” The professional homophobes are on the retreat, licking their wounds after a series of court decisions (IA), legislative successes (VT), and meltdowns (Rick Warren, National Org. for Marriage). Far from terrifying anyone, “Gathering Storm” has…