Tag Archives: Tea Party

Another Stop Along the Road to Damascus

by matttbastard The pullquote from one of David Frum’s latest eviscerations of contemporary USian conservative folly, a meditative riff on Susan Sontag’s infamous “Were our enemies right?” speech, was making the rounds yesterday (eventually getting linked by the subject of Frum’s … Continue reading

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Rand Paul Parties Like It’s 1964

by matttbastard Belated congratulations to newly-minted Kentucky GOP Senate candidate and latest Tea Party ubermensch of the moment Rand ‘Son of Ron’ Paul, for defeating the establishment candidate with Chuck Norris round-house kicks a well-fought insurgent primary campaign.  Why, It’s enough to make … Continue reading

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Burn, Hollywood, Burn

by matttbastard Salon knows the score — no Hollywood wingnut roundup is complete without giving mad props to alpha-wingnut Victoria Jackson: Again — no Hollywood wingnut roundup is complete without giving mad props to alpha-wingnut Victoria “There’s A Communist Living in the White … Continue reading

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Irony is Dead, Redux

by matttbastard   Education reformers were out in full force at this past Sunday’s Perry-Palin rally in Texas (I truly heart Moran Country).  (Also, TEH NUGE!!!1one Ain’t no party like a Tea Party partaaaay.) h/t Adam Serwer Photo: Bryan Fotographer, Houston Press Recommend this … Continue reading

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Choosy Moms Choose Teleprompter

by matttbastard Much like wealth redistribution, she was for it before she was against it. (Read Katrina vanden Heuvel on ‘Palinland’, and then try your goddamndest to not give Palin’s latest scorchingly stupid [yet unfortunately all-too-effective] PR offensive any more … Continue reading

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Sarah Palin, Fauxpulism, and Right-Wing Identity Politics

by matttbastard (Image: Tacoma Urbanist, Flickr) Sarah Palin is back — and, seemingly, everywhere, as she launches a book tour (and, perhaps, a run at the White House in 2012). Max Blumenthal: In a Republican Party hoping to rebound in 2010 … Continue reading

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