Daily Archives: August 5, 2011

The new civility

Althouse: At the Wisconsin State Fair: A man shouts “sic semper tyrannis” at Governor Scott Walker. If that phrase sounds familiar, it’s because it’s what John Wilkes Booth shouted after shooting Abraham Lincoln.

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But . . . but . . . he gave a speech!

Remember when we were supposed to vote for Obama because he was the mostest inspiringest speechifier EVER? Matthew Continetti at the Weakly Standard: Barack Obama has a communications problem. His reputation for eloquence and argument is highly exaggerated​—​at best. Speech … Continue reading

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Just say NO! to hopium

From the Chicago Tribune: Hillary for president During the 2008 presidential primaries, Hillary Clinton ran an ad called “3 a.m. phone call.” The ad juxtaposed pictures of sleeping children with the insistent ring of a telephone. A grave voice asked … Continue reading

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Just don’t focus too hard

Remember this? Though Winfrey’s media domain no longer includes her hit show with its audience of millions, some analysts say she could be an even more potent force in Obama’s reelection because she can focus on his record rather than … Continue reading

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Crashing the wrong party

ThinkProgress: Security Guards At American Legislative Exchange Council Conference Physically Attack ThinkProgress Reporters Yesterday, at a conference in New Orleans, two ThinkProgress reporters were attacked by security guards for no apparent reason. Reporters Scott Keyes and Lee Fang were at … Continue reading

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The media should censor people we don’t agree with!

Lurch: “And I have to tell you, I say this to you politely. The media in America has a bigger responsibility than it’s exercising today. The media has got to begin to not give equal time or equal balance to … Continue reading

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