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This Is Why the GOP Can’t Have Nice Things

Maybe Georgia Republicans were right after all; maybe Obama really does a Marvel-comics-like mind control ray. How else does one explain the obliviously self-destructive actions of Rand Paul and the entire right-wing media machine this past week? Last week had been shaping up so nicely for the opposition party.  The IRS, long-time scourge of conservatives…

Rand Paul: “Benghazi Mission Should Have Been Under the Military”

…say what? Rand Paul, the darling of the anti-interventionist crowd, champion of civil liberties, world peace and end of all US military intervention abroad, Sainted Martyr for Speaking out Against Drone Based Tyranny, &c. has declared that were HE in charge, he would have unilaterally changed the US government budget by reallocating money budgeted on…

Sailing Away to Irrelevance, Part IV: The Benghazi Scandal vs. The Benghazi Scandal™

On election night at Fox News there was one question that was asked over and over by desperate anchors, experts and reporters alike: Why had the American people ignored the Benghazi story? Or to be more specific, why had their fellow citizens reelected this President despite sweeping coverage of a scandal that conservative media promised…