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.
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 [...]