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Check out the report on the new conservative women’s movement, or conservative feminism at AmSpec. The best part was that they thought the best way to reply to the Republican war on women meme was to analogize the Obama Presidency … Continue reading
In response to challenges to the legality and morality of the NSA’s surveillance program, President Obama said we should have a healthy debate about it (video HERE). This occasions George Neumayr at the American Spectator to make this comparison: He … Continue reading
Check out Charles Krauthammer’s downplaying analogy over at the NRO for Obama’s ‘Red Line’ ultimatum with Syria using chemical weapons and what the Right thinks is dithering (or “fudging and fumbling”) in the face of the worry they’ve used them. … Continue reading
David Brooks, arguing that sequestration has put government spending well below ideal levels for sustainable economic culture: Right now, we are the North Korea of fiscal policy. That’s laying it on pretty thick. Though, given the way Republicans talk about … Continue reading
Sometimes when you make an analogy, you really just show how little you understand. Or, perhaps, how little you want to. Charles Cooke at NRO thinks that taxing ammunition at a higher rate, perhaps at 50%, is not just bad … Continue reading