centrist nonsense

Chris Hayes gave a little send-off to Sen. Max Baucus on the news of his upcoming retirement from the United States Senate. After running down a list of why the only people who are really going to miss him are the lobbyists who will likely see their salaries go down once he leaves, Hayes reminded his viewers of what it really means when we hear pundits talk about so-called "centrists" in Washington. Read more...
Possibly in the top ten things that drive me crazy: Pundits who pretend retirement of the Baby Boom generation is somehow a surprise. Fareed Zakaria is the latest, and his title is one of the dumbest. In a recent article entitled "The Baby Boom and Read more...
As our own Driftglass rightfully pointed out this week, apparently David Brooks has got his panties in a bunch because heaven forbid anyone is paying attention to what the dirty, filthy, hippies in the Occupy Wall Street movement are complaining Read more...
Peter Ackerman's recipe for disrupting government Never let it be said that Republicans make politics easy or understandable, despite their Frank Luntz talking points, and the mysterious Americans Elect group is a terrific example of how they Read more...