The multiple new reasons why Holder is unfit to serve as Attorney General.
The Borg, Media Matters Division, Lies about the DOJ’s Meddling with the Amazon Kindle to Try and Smear Me
Jennifer Rubin once characterized the left wing blogosphere as the Borg. They sometimes march in robotic lockstep, a reactionary mob seeking the enemy, incapable of individual thought with one singular purpose – destroy. Media Matters today reminds us why that characterization is on target.
The rhetoric at their website echoes the sentiments in the sign: “We prepare and develop educational leaders who are change agents.”
A limited internal investigation into whether the people who dismissed the black panther voter intimidation case acted unethically has concluded. No surprise, the DOJ found that DOJ did not act unethically. This minor event was enough to create media history. For the first time since the scandal broke, the New York Times, NPR, Associated Press and Washington Post all covered the black panther voter intimidation matter. It seems media interest peaks when the government is to be defended – a perverse position given the historic import of the free press.
A few years back, National Review posted the “Best Conservative Movies” here. If it were published today, “Never Let Me Go” from 2010 might top the list, or at least sneak in behind “The Lives of Others.” It is a movie about a vile tyranny that fails to recognize the dignity of individual human life. It is as compelling as “Schindler’s List” or Orwell’s 1984.
Today marks an anniversary of true bravery for the cause of liberty. On February 22, 1943, Sophie Scholl, her brother Hans, and Christoph Probst were executed by guillotine in Munich, Germany. Their crimes? Anonymously distributing leaflets criticizing the German government at the University of Munich.
This year I spoke at CPAC on a panel about the Justice Department with Andy McCarthy and Hans von Spakovsky. I had never been to CPAC or anything like it, though you’d think I was on the organizing committee if you read Media Matters.