Cognitive Dissonance

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Forfeiting a both-houses Republican victory, rational conservatives ignored or excused the most hateful kind of populist claptrap (e.g., the fetid weirdness of Glenn Beck’s 9/12 Project). The poison they’ve helped disseminate will still be in the American bloodstream when the country needs it least.
 By Christopher Hitchens

This article is a frightening summation of what happens when crisis begins and brings nationalism and wing-nuttery along for the ride. Read more…

Tea’d Off

Forfeiting a both-houses Republican victory, rational conservatives ignored or excused the most hateful kind of populist claptrap (e.g., the fetid weirdness of Glenn Beck’s 9/12 Project). The poison they’ve helped disseminate will still be in the American bloodstream when the country needs it least.

By Christopher Hitchens

This article is a frightening summation of what happens when crisis begins and brings nationalism and wing-nuttery along for the ride. Read more…

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