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Friday, November 19, 2010

It's a mad house! A mad house!

John Cole seems to think that Matt Taibbi is the sane one in a mad world because he "looks around him and reacts to evidence and data." If 40% of Taibbi's electorate really are crazy, is it really sane to keep arguing with them?

Thursday, November 4, 2010

Funhouse Mirrors

Via the ever amusing Balloon Juice, here is an excerpt from an editorial at Esquire:
The problem is that one side plays by its own rules in a universe of its own devising, with its own physical laws, its unique economics, and its own history and theology, and that universe is now devouring the real one.

*GASP* There is a monster in that mirror!

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Most Important Election Ever - The Results Are In!

As predicted, votes were cast and buttons were worn. People on television continue to say things. If you have a job, you probably had to get up and go to work this morning. Maybe not, though. As the most important election ever (yet), the results will have a huge impact on everything from how many people the U.S. will kill today to the price of tea in China:
Reaction across Asia to the U.S. elections on Wednesday was muted . . .

Or, maybe not.