Empty Days

Saturday, April 03, 2004



To close this series of highly diatribic posts, I'd like to cite this Oldman who, to my mind, speaks somewhere from the very gut of America (without all the links which are actually quite diverse):
Presenting the opposite view is Needlenose blog, that using LAT and CBS poll information puts Kerry ahead of Bush. Stirling Newberry discusses some of the contradictory trends including Kerry's slide in a poll but the press finally turning on Bush. Some of the variation we've been seeing in polls might be due to the public not knowing quite what to think with all the accusations flying (Andy Sullivan).

Meanwhile, I fear that the left may be going too far. Katzman is able to skewer Kos for his lapse of human decency, and in so doing obscure the indecency of "hanging out guys like that in the first place to dry" (Maxspeaks) for what everyone admits are at best is a poorly executed gamble.

I understand the left being angry. I'm upset too. However, again and again I've seen the left let anger get them to act silly or stupid and turn off people in the middle or the right like yours truly who have serious objections to the Administration's conduct (via Atrios). The Economist is by no means a liberal publication it should be repeated.
Perhaps somebody will at last hear this simple truth and take cue. But I doubt it.





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