LAST CALL: Clubbed Thumbs, Birthers’ Liberal Lineage and B*tch Slapping “The Nation”


A DAILY WRAP-UP OF SOME OF MY FAVORITE STORIES OF THE DAY
Between a Rock and Left-Wing Lunacy
JE Tabler writes today about a group of moderate Democrats (yes – you read that correctly) in Chicago who are fighting against the radical left-wing machine – and they have one hell of a fight ahead of them.
Hey Zirin! [...]

John Avlon Reveals Birtherism’s LEFT-Wing Origins


I beat up on the folks at the Daily Beast a lot for their left-of-center commentary, so it’s only fair to give ‘em some credit when credit’s due.  Today, Wingnuts author John Avlon offers a surprising history of Birtherism’s conservative liberal origins:
But there’s an inconvenient truth liberals are going to have to confront: The Birthers [...]