The Unhinged Mind, Glenn Greenwald pondered, from Salon: It’s unsurprising that establishment media outlets have been condescending, dismissive and scornful of the ongoing protests on Wall Street. Any entity that declares itself an adversary of prevailing institutional power is going to be viewed with hostility by establishment-serving institutions and their loyalists. That’s just the nature […]

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davidl on May 21st, 2011

Playing the Allinsky Card on Obama, one of the mantras of Allinskyism to make your opponent live up to his own standards, In that regard Glenn Greenwald lays a beauty down on Dumbo, b/k/a Barack Obama, from Salon: “The President does not have power under the Constitution to unilaterally authorize a military attack in a […]

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davidl on September 29th, 2010

Did you know this was liberal commentary day?  Well neither did I but here it goes anyhow. First up, Peter Daou: With each passing day, I’m beginning to realize that the crux of the problem for Obama is a handful of prominent progressive bloggers, among them Glenn Greenwald, John Aravosis, Digby, Marcy Wheeler and Jane […]

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davidl on June 16th, 2010

None dare call it journalism.  Shublog, Ace of Spades, dissects the Washington Post: News Judgment, Washington-Post style Senator George Allen says “macaca” on camera? 131 articles, 13 on the front page. Congressman Bob Etheridge commits battery on camera?  Three paragraphs on page C3. Compare. Contrast. Oh, by the way.  The Washington Post’s Ombudsman is Andrew […]

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davidl on April 19th, 2010

Are the Obami behind the anti Tea Party Astroturf? From Erick Erickson, Redstate : Glenn Greenwald at Salon noted Barack Obama’s new head of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Cass Sunstein, had championed creating fake websites and using outside 501(c)(3) interest groups to act as alleged independent champions of government policy and to […]

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Eric Florack on January 11th, 2010

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere; The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble NOW WE”RE BACK TO GLOBAL COOLING: So says the Daily Mail. The amazing thing is the AGW crowd still hasn’t admitted they got it wrong and nobody’s called them out on it. CONGRESS’ WASTEFUL SPENDING IN COPENHAGEN: […]

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davidl on July 9th, 2009

The news is not all Wacko Jacko, all the time, from Karen Araize, NBC Philadelphia: More than 60 campers from Northeast Philadelphia were turned away from a private swim club and left to wonder if their race was the reason. I heard this lady, she was like, ‘Uh, what are all these black kids doing […]

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Eric Florack on April 13th, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly Read on the sphere: The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the Luxury Yacht Edition. Yes, it’s a little small, but it serves the purpose. Bumper Snicker: Seen on a bumper sticker over the weekend: “The Left is stealing our Rights” Intentionally mistaken Identity: Ever notice we […]

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Eric Florack on April 11th, 2009

An interesting thread’s been popping up of late. I’ll let Don Surber describe it: Glenn Reynolds: “Yeah, it’s as if all that talk about the evil power-grabs of the Bush Administration was just insincere electioneering.” The left is starting to notice that President Obama is doing all those things that Candidate Obama complainted that President […]

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Eric Florack on March 12th, 2009

James Joyner at OTB:   The big story at memeorandum is a report by MinnPost‘s Eric Black, passed on by Raw Story‘s Muriel Kane, that Dick Cheney ran a super secret assassination ring out of his office. Not surprisingly, perhaps, most  bloggers on the Right, such as Jules Crittenden and Dan Collins, think Hersh is […]

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davidl on February 10th, 2009

As a candidate Barack Obama created a terrible box for himseslf.  He could placate his leftard base and abandon an effective war on terror, or he could placate his base, and thus imperil both the nation’s safety and his own re-elections prospects.    At least this once, Obama has opted for national security, and Glenn Greenwald, […]

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Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read on the sphere.. Bitsblog’s Nightly Ramble Friday!!!  TGIF!  Last warm day of the year up here, most likely. We got to 65 or so today… that makes it nearly 5 days in a row. Not really all that odd, but as the number of warm […]

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As predicted, Clinton in Kentucky, Obama in Oregon. The Depth of Clinton’s Kentucky win is striking , though. I’ll have to check, but I don’t know as there has ever been a Democrat who has won the White House who ever lost as many states by so wide a margin, as Obama and Clinton both […]

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