Whether it was Gawker running a photoshopped picture of Condoleezza Rice with lipstick on her teeth, Juan Williams sneering at Ann Romney as a corporate wife, the LA Times mocking Christie’s weight or Rachel Maddow ridiculing Clint Eastwood as senile… the left wanted to do everything but have a debate about ideas.
The Left has historically and wrongly used the charge of racism as a potent political weapon to smear conservatives — and they’re at it again now with Rand Paul. But while Paul may be many things — a principled libertarian, a neo-isolationist, soft on defense, etc. — he’s no racist. And conservatives — at the FrumForum and elsewhere — should know better than to shamefully acquiesce in the Left’s latest attempt at character assassination.
Glenn Beck said one conclusion he drew from President Obama’s State of the Union address was that “the president thinks you are stupid.” In an apparent reference to the defeat of Democrats in the Massachusetts Senate race and in the governors’ races in New Jersey and Virginia, Beck said on his TV show:
America sent a clear message [...]
Ed Schultz has joined Howard Dean and others who believe the Democrats should kill this health care bill unless it contains a “public option.” He had a brief, relatively tepid exchange yesterday morning with David Axelrod on Morning Joe and decided he was being persecuted. Ed opened his show last night saying:
The White House — [...]