Before and since Scott Brown locked up his Senate victory in Massachusetts, Democrats have tried to portray him as an economically illiterate radical.Senator Charles Schumer of New York distributed a fundraising appeal that called Brown a “far-right tea bagger,” an accusation that rose to a chorus after his election. Among serious followers of policy, it [...]
A human rights group is calling on Iran to free protesters detained after the disputed June 12 presidential election, calling the government’s crackdown on its critics a “human rights disaster.” A report released Sunday by New York-based Human Rights Watch details alleged abuses by members of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard, Basij militia and police following widespread [...]
Freedom has had its best week in many years. On Tuesday, Massachusetts put a Senate check on a reckless Congress, and yesterday the Supreme Court issued a landmark decision supporting free political speech by overturning some of Congress’s more intrusive limits on election spending. In a season of marauding government, the Constitution rides to the [...]
In his hysteria over the Democrats losing “the Kennedy Seat” on Tuesday, Keith Olbermann, like Mary Jo Kopechne’s chauffeur, may have gone a bridge too far.
While there is no doubt that NBC (over) pays Olbermann to be provocative and to be outrageously leftwing to fill a (shrinking) market niche; it will be interesting to see [...]