Attacks on Max Blumenthal’s “Goliath” Escalate, Veer Into Wingnut Land – Updated

By: Monday November 11, 2013 7:15 pm

What may have turned out to be the most disturbing element introduced by Eric Alterman, was his bringing Max Blumenthal’s father, Sidney Blumenthal, into the argument. What seemed to some as an innocuous comment in Alterman’s first article, has turned into a sordid campaign by even more sordid people, to attack both the elder Blumenthal, and Hillary and Bill Clinton, and their foundation. The hits have devolved from Buzzfeed.com to Breitbart.com to white supremacist Robert Stacy McCain’s blog, as the threats have escalated.

 

Late Night: What The WHAT?!

By: Friday March 29, 2013 8:00 pm

The last week and a half has been filled with many examples of Conservatives Behaving Badly. But there are two incidents in particular on which I want to focus because to my eyes they may represent a mini-trend: Two incidents where conservatives bashed non-conservative elected officials by using the children (and grandchild) of these officials as political punching bags.

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