Battle for the soul of America

“It’s not the way that you say it when you do those things to me, it’s more the way that you mean it when you tell me what will be.” –Heyward I often get Paul Krugman and Thomas Friedman confused, so I can’t remember who addressed the now infamous 47 percent first, but it is […]

Obama Campaign Caves to Latest Fake Outrage from the Right. This Time, It was a Poster

Over the weekend, the conservative blogosphere freaked out over an art print being sold by the Obama campaign.  The image was a free hand likeness similar to an American flag, with the Obama logo in the upper left corner.  Conservatives screamed that it was a “desecration” of the flag, even though it’s not a flag […]

Here a War, There a War, Everywhere a War War

Buried in Mitt Romney’s speech in Virginia yesterday in which he toned his criticism of President Obama over the consulate attack in Libya was this little tidbit: “Romney criticized Obama for reductions in defense spending and the potential deep cuts if the White House and Congress can’t agree to a budget deal by the end […]