To be clear: We should never do something or not do something based solely on the degree of enthusiasm exhibited by the bin Ladenist conspiracy theorists. And those who object to Cordoba House based on are to be pitied and reasoned with in the spirit of comity and brotherhood, even if they won’t extend those sentiments to their fellow Americans.
|By: Spencer Ackerman Saturday August 21, 2010 11:30 am|
|By: Attaturk Wednesday August 18, 2010 12:30 pm|
Truly, it is a post-irony world for thee but not for me.
|By: David Dayen Tuesday August 17, 2010 11:50 am|
Chris Cillizza must have been the first one with his hand up in the Washington Post editorial meeting to volunteer to write the “Democrats in disarray” piece, about the Cordoba House project. He must have dialed with glee into all the campaigns and heard all the anguished responses. I particularly enjoyed the anonymous operative at the front of the article, who said, “Obama is right on substance but wrong on politics, and right now we need to focus on politics.”
|By: David Dayen Monday August 16, 2010 2:45 pm|
Sharron Angle had been pressuring Reid to pick a side in the controversy for the last week. Seeing that Reid came around to her position on the matter, surely she will now quit the race and join the Senate Majority Leader’s staff.