Republicans can’t rely on anti-Obama sentiment alone.
Notice how quickly the meme formed?
I expected our outright enemies (and our wobbly allies) to grasp hold of the “Gaza flotilla” story like a life preserver, and they didn’t disappoint. The only thing missing was Dennis the Peasant chirping, “Come and see the violence inherent in the system! Help, help! I’m being repressed!”
Alas, we also [...]
Last Friday, my husband and I joined about one hundred others to document a Jewish Defense League (JDL)/ Yidden on Wheels protest outside Palestine House, just outside Toronto. This taxpayer-funded enterprise would be hosting a talk the following day by journalist Abdul Bari Atwan, who famously said:
If the Iranian missiles strike Israel, by Allah, I [...]
The arrest of Chile’s counter-revolutionary general, Augusto Pinochet, and the approach of the 40th anniversary of the Cuban Revolution bring into focus two celebrated battles of the Cold War, in which members of my generation took passionate sides. As one who went into these battles on one side and came [...]
Following Evan Bayh’s (D-IN) abrupt retirement, comedian Bill Maher appeared on Anderson Cooper 360° to discuss Congressional inertia. His first response to the moderate Democrat’s departure?
He wasn’t working. He’s the problem with Congress.
Maher immediately admonished Cooper for referring to Bayh as a “centrist” when, in fact, there’s a perfectly good ad hominem to hurl. “He’s [...]