The Balanced, the Unbalanced, Social Media and Talk Radio


A brand new study from the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism offers  media buffs plenty to chew on. Entitled “How Blogs and Social Media Agendas Relate and Differ from the Traditional Press,” the study “gathered a year of data on the top news stories discussed and linked to on blogs and social [...]

NewsReal Contest: What is the Most Amazing Example of Leftist Condescension?


This morning I sent an email to David Horowitz ranting about one of my friends who was unhappy about me working for the DHFC. Specifically my friend didn’t care for my allegedly destructive, over-the-top, dogmatic rhetoric. He had to set me straight for how I was poisoning the world with my over-the-top denunciations of totalitarianism.
David [...]

Gerard Alexander: Why are liberals so condescending? – Washington Post


Every political community includes some members who insist that their side has all the answers and that their adversaries are idiots. But American liberals, to a degree far surpassing conservatives, appear committed to the proposition that their views are correct, self-evident, and based on fact and reason, while conservative positions are not just wrong but […]

Dear ‘60 Minutes/Vanity Fair Poll’


I’m enjoying your bemused/disgusted reaction to your own poll, in which Rush Limbaugh was voted the “Most Influential Conservative Voice In America:”
In a “Rush” to judgment, Mr. Limbaugh scored the most with 26 percent of the vote. His competitor, Mr. Beck edged out the last two Republican vice presidential candidates by a nose. It goes [...]