The Problem with our Liberal Friends…a Conversation about Misinformation
President Reagan had it right when he said: “The trouble with our liberal friends is not that they are ignorant, but that they know so much that isn’t so.” A few days ago, I was having a conversation with a new friend. Somehow, we got on to the subject of politics. I believe it started with a discussion about Obama’s executive order pertaining to the | Read More »
Obviously, I feel great about the results of the US House elections. And, I think strategically, the outcome in the Senate is better than a Republican takeover in this cycle. (In 2012, a Republican takeover is likely very possible.) And, for the Republicans to only get one chamber, the US House was the best choice. With that aside, I feel elated about something else. The | Read More »
Obama’s misinformation campaign
Rusty Shackleford has put together a devastating report that makes two basic claims: that the smears against Sarah Palin are the result of a professionally-orchestrated effort to manufacture false grassroots outrage (i.e. “astroturfing”); and that David Axelrod, Obama’s chief adviser, is ultimately responsible.