Monthly Archives: August 2010

Remembrance of Things Past

Today’s other arresting photo of Obama –featured by Drudge, and therefore nearly everyone–brought to mind this observation by Marcel Proust: The past is hidden somewhere outside the realm, beyond the reach of intellect, in some material object (in the sensation … Continue reading

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When You’ve Lost NPR…

Q. How foolish does the President look in this already-legendary photo? A. So foolish that even NPR is getting snarky and  linking to Moonbattery‘s commentary. NPR!

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A Momentary Slip of the Mask

Here‘s a telling bit of word choice by allegedly mainstream journalist E. J. Dionne of the Washington Post and darling of the unintentionally ironically named blog “The Moderate Voice:” Republicans are in the midst of an insurrection. Democrats are not. … Continue reading

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The Right Job for the Man

His party is increasingly worried about losing its majority in the House of Representatives. Incumbent Democrats in several states are essentially trying to redefine themselves as Republicans. (Pennsylvania Democrat Jason Altmire’s new ad boasts of his willingness to “stand up … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name?

Here’s how an incredibly aptly named cog in the Alaskan Republican machine is spinning the stunning upset of Sen. Lisa Murkowski in Tuesday’s primary: “Lisa just didn’t run a good campaign,” said Alaska-based GOP political consultant Art Hackney. “There’s absolutely … Continue reading

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How to Make the PGA Championship Interesting

When you hear “The Masters,” do you not find images of azaleas and Amen Corner dancing before you, while taking heart in the unmistakable approach of spring? When you hear “The U.S. Open,” don’t you immediately think of painfully narrow … Continue reading

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Diagnosis: Eurosclerosis

Step by step, at times bogged down but never quite in retreat, the Democratic Party has pushed the U.S. toward the European model of the 20th-century welfare state. Indeed, it has clearly bothered our political class that it’s taken until … Continue reading

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