As the Benghazi prosecution appears to fizzle, rightbloggers have sought to replace it with a pair of new scandalettes concerning the IRS and the Associated Press.
We think they show a disappointing lack of imagination. In the far-flung meth labs of the right, fresher outrages are cooking that Amer ... More >>
Last week, upon learning that an anti-Islamic film existed, extremists in several Arab cities rampaged, and in Benghazi killed four Americans, including the U.S. Ambassador. President Obama and Secretary of State Clinton denounced both the violence and the film, and Libyan authorities apprehended so ... More >>
When actor Andy Griffith passed away last week, President Obama gave a brief condolence statement ("A performer of extraordinary talent, Andy was beloved by generations of fans and revered by entertainers who followed in his footsteps"), on which Weasel Zippers commented, "JERK: President Obama Reme ... More >>
Last week's Supreme Court decision on the Affordable Care Act (aka the ACA, aka Obamacare, aka TreasonHitlerStalin) caught nearly everyone by surprise.
Among rightbloggers, most of whom had filled balloons and strung festive banners for a big post-overturn victory party, the scenes of shock and ho ... More >>
One of the enduring myths of American conservatism is that there's still racism in this country -- and it's suffered by white people at the hands of blacks and white liberal race-traitors.
Normal people who've been out of their homes a time or two will find that puzzling. But for rightbloggers it' ... More >>
Democratic Senator Robert Byrd passed away last week at age 92. Among the items in his lengthy CV was a year-long membership in the Ku Klux Klan. He also had some kind words for that organization and its principles thereafter.
Eventually Byrd denounced his Klan involvement as "my biggest mistake.. ... More >>
Ever wonder why rightbloggers don't ever just say the hell with it? Week after week we unfailingly find them locked in the highest of dudgeons, raging about such inanities as old Sesame Street episodes or a non-existent suppressed Obama "thesis." Wouldn't you expect them to occasionally look at ... More >>
Last week Playboy did a crude take on conservative women whom the author, Guy Cimbalo, said he would like to "hate-fuck." Attacks on the piece, which was quickly pulled (though excerpts quoted in the commentary, as well as captured screenshots, testify to its ugliness), were numerous.
The few li ... More >>
via fogindex's photostreamFriday night brought about the first ever staging of composer Terry Riley's epochal "In C" on the Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall, a celebration of the 40th anniversary of its release on long-playing LP in the late 60s. From "In C"'s debut on, Riley's humble, infinitely var ... More >>