Tag Archives: Liberalism

‘You can’t love the job and hate the job creators’ 

Thank you, Tony Coelho, Bill Clinton, and Rahm Emmanuel. Because of your efforts, voters won’t distinguish between a GOP that believes in plutocracy and a Democratic Party that believes in a diluted version of same. This is certainly no Tea … Continue reading

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“Incumbents get the credit when voters think the economy’s improving”

A sickening story explaining how Charlie Crist blew a double digit lead over Rick Scott. Much of the conclusions, I admit, are incoherent to the average voter; watchers of “Meet the Press” might revel in such things though. The most … Continue reading

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Ralph Nader and the collapse of the Democratic left

Every few weeks one of these gets commissioned and an editor publishes it: the sick soul of the Democratic Party gets exorcised from its suppurating host. Bill Curry’s piece has incoherences: traditional populists of both parties didn’t believe in raising … Continue reading

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For the ‘plus ça change” file

As easily as it is to list the differences between a liberal and a conservative in 2014 — it’s easier than ever — channeling the energy into the matrix of party politics is no problem for the GOP and, as … Continue reading

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Democratic polling: income inequality does not register with the American public and risks accusations of class warfare.

Great. With this approach the Democrats will keep the White House in 2016: After making fighting income inequality an early focus of his second term, President Obama has largely abandoned talk of the subject this election year in a move … Continue reading

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“These elite pundits practice their own sort of intransigent ideology”

David Brooks and Ron Fournier, two Deeply Serious pundits, have problems with democracy because Barack Husein Obama can’t get legislation passed. It’s the same moderate gruel, and it fools no voters. The more you’re like your oppostion, the more likely … Continue reading

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Liberals: if you aren’t trying to gay-marry, keep your case away from the justices

Give up, says Ian Millhiser: Here are the issues where Justice Anthony Kennedy—the ostensible “swing vote” on the Supreme Court—fairly consistently votes with his more liberal colleagues: gay rights, the death penalty, Guantanamo Bay. Now here are just a few … Continue reading

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