It seems another demographic group Democrats once took for granted is snapping out of Obama fever. At the Daily Beast, David Graham reports that American Muslims don’t think the president’s actions match his pro-Islam rhetoric. Aside from insisting that Islam is a religion of peace and appointing a few Muslims to important positions, Obama hasn’t met enough with American Muslim groups or “remade the political landscape for Muslims.”
Crackpot Ron Paul and his disciples have wrapped themselves in the American flag so tightly you’d think they were direct descendants of Paul Revere. Whether it’s Paul claiming to “advocate the same foreign policy the founding fathers would,” or his fans claiming he fathered the tea party movement (a claim tea partiers in Paul’s home [...]
A couple of years ago, I was a regular (read “daily”) reader of Andrew Sullivan’s The Daily Dish. Andrew, I believed, did a wonderful job blogging about conservatism, the war on terror and, of course, domestic politics.
Gradually, however, my surfing behavior changed. The reason was that while Andrew once was a tremendous representative of British [...]