Conservatives frequently make unfavorable comparisons between Barack Obama and Jimmy Carter, but it’s a rarer occurrence to see leftists do the same. So when a lefty zealot like Eric Alterman does precisely that in his latest Daily Beast article, it’s bound to raise eyebrows, though it shouldn’t—where The One reminds right-wingers of Carter through his international and economic ineptness, Alterman sees Obama aping some very different traits from his predecessor.
I’ve been reading — and worse — listening to leftwing pundits dump on the Conservative Awakening and dismiss it as a “media event.” When 10,000 let alone 100,000 let alone a reported million conservatives — people who are allergic to collective action and despise demonstrations — march on Washington as they did on 9/12 something [...]
Joe Klein could not let it go. On the heels of his disastrous appearance on “The Factor” Monday night during which he viciously attacked Glenn Beck, he used the blog Swampland to display his arrogance towards the Fox News audience:
I was on Bill O’Reilly’s program last night, which was sort of hilarious. The most insufferable part [...]
Anyone who managed to watch even part of Obama’s first State of the Union address tonight got a taste of just how completely out-of-touch this president really is with the American people. While we are suffering through what can credibly be said to be the worst economic downturn since the 1930s, he spoke of how [...]