The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

‘Benghazi Story’, A Tea Party Protest

by Smitty Retired General Norwood gathers some Tea Partiers in Florida to protest CBS 10, demanding the media do their jobs and investigate the Benghazi attack: Barack Obama had better hope he loses next Tuesday. You can’t sit behind the Resolute Desk with this much albatross hanging from your neck. via Bluegrass Pundit Update: Instalanche! […]

Ladd Ehlinger, Jr. Hanging It Up?

by Smitty The latest Ladd Ehlinger continues to delight: It’s with sadness that I read his retirement post there. His edgy work put a great deal of zip into the often boring political discourse, while keeping it rational. Unfortunately, it sounds like the effort to make things boring and predictable has filtered out true creative […]

Raaaaacist, Sexist Republican Cuts Ad For Female Minority Candidate In Utah

by Smitty You can tell the depth and vigor of a candidate’s commitment to Thought Crime by their willingness to compensate for their perfidy: See how a candidate papers over his misogyny and xenophobia with kind words? Don’t believe your lying eyes and ears. Listen to what Uncle Dave Axelrod says: Republicans hate all non-rich, […]

‘We Leave Nobody Behind’

by Smitty Visit for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Top 10 signs you may be Nobody: 10. You have blasphemed the Holy Narrative. 9. You have poked fun at #OccupyResoluteDesk on Twitter. 8. You have attended a Tea Party event. 7. You live in a red state. 6. You are […]

Mark October 30 on Your Calendar: Democrat Panic Hits Pandemic Stage

COLUMBUS, Ohio This will be seen in retrospect as the day liberals began to realize that Obama was going to lose the election, the day The Great Wall of Denial (erected by Nate Silver and the Democrat Graveyard Whistling Choir) proved itself too weak to withstand an encounter with reality. Yesterday, Jim Messina called the Romney super-PAC’s ad […]

‘The Hope And The Change’

by Smitty Via Powerline: This excellent 30-second TV ad was produced by Citizens United and written and directed by Steve Bannon.

‘Wash That #Fail Right Out Of Our Hair’

by Smitty The Looking Spoon says it very politely: via Political Clown Parade


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