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Turns out that the liberals were right all along

In a jumble, What I went through last night—which I imagine was a typical experience of watching at home and following online—many of which were expressed in a flood of tweets: Relief, elation, concern about the future, urge to make dark jokes, rush of memories of 9/11, glee, concern about…

Prank email or real wingnuttery? You decide.

Despite the recent surge in emails and tweets from completely off-the-hook wingnuts that I and other bloggers have been receiving lately, I was surprised to find this in my email today: Shill—-Or——-Braindead Dear Amanda and your environmentally correct commuter bicycle anti-carbon frankly means anti-life. Media prostitution is a wasted venture…

Injecting some truth into the right wing grapevine

Prior to this health care reform insanity, the netroots has been really good about pushing back against the way that right wing lies and bullshit are promoted through channels such as right wing media, think tanks, and mainstream media promotion of both. But what’s harder to do is deal with…

Why the paranoia isn’t completely off-base

Photo from dday. Yes, that’s a real book. I know I’m going to sound like a broken record on this, but it’s because the wingnuts keep acting like a broken record, but the yanking their kids out of school thing? It’s amusing to me that Obama is being accused of…

Stop rewarding the faux outrages

This post by Digby chronicling the psychology of the Republican faux outrage machine is a must-read, and I try not to say that lightly. It’s a tactic they use routinely at this point—maybe not quite daily, but at this point, more than weekly. At any point in time, your average…

Glad to know their priorities are straight (pun intended)

We’re in the midst of the greatest economic crisis since the Great Depression, so of course the Bible-thumping wingnut response is, “How can we work this to get some gay people fired?” From Feministing comes this galling show of bigotry mixed with indifference to the reality of our economic situation:…

Gah, part two

Here’s the first part of the post. I thought I had saved it without publishing, but I guess not, and there’s already a bunch of comments, so I’ll just finish it here. So, I was saying I doubt that many wingnuts realize how far out of their grasp total victory…

Counting down until wingnuts claim Campbell Brown is just jealous because she’s not a pageant queen

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