The Daily Show On Those Divergent, Useless And Accurate Polls

The Daily Show's Jon Stewart and Jason Jones took a few shots at the media and their obsession with poll watching this Wednesday evening. I don't know about anyone else, but the media's desire to treat politics like a sporting event instead of

Meet The Press Gives Free Ad Time To Michelle Rhee

(h/t Heather at VideoCafe) What does it take to no longer have any credibility? If one is accepted into the Inner Circle of the Very Serious People, it appears that there is very little that one can do to possibly discredit oneself from the

'Occupy Will Return'

Today's "Must Read" is from Chris Hedges: In every conflict, insurgency, uprising and revolution I have covered as a foreign correspondent, the power elite used periods of dormancy, lulls and setbacks to write off the opposition. This

Martin Luther King - January 15, 1929

(Martin Luther King - born 83 years ago) It's always tempting to ponder what the world would have been like had things gone differently. Had Gandhi not been assassinated, had neither Kennedy been assassinated, had Martin Luther King not been

Mapping Change, Progressive-Style

This business of speculating about what the President or Congress or the Democrats or Progressives must do to regain lost ground seems to be spinning wheels. There are a lot of reasons why Democrats lost the House in the midterms. Some of them have

Mike's Blog Roundup

Liberal Values: Science Scorned The Hill's Pundits Blog: If Obama names Elizabeth Warren, the Democratic base erupts like a volcano and votes DownWithTyranny!: Yesterday was Joe Wilson's "You Lie" Anniversary Pruning Shears: The