Entries by Doug!

It would be, it would be so nice

This blog was talking about The War On Christmas before The War On Christmas was cool. We’ve been waiting ten years for TWOC to become a general election campaign issue. That day has finally come. While listing the reasons why his father ran for president in an interview published Thursday, Eric Trump pointed to the […]

Begin the beguine

Is it too early to predict that Republicans will impeach Hillary while the media cheers them on? Whatever its cause, the media’s general Hillary Clinton loathing is a foundational truth that would define her as president. Even a landslide victory in November would surely be accompanied by a sidebar emphasizing how very unpopular and utterly […]

So fucking stupid

The Atlantic has gotten so bad it makes me long for the days of Douthat, McArdle, and Sully: It’s 2020, four years from now. [….] As the presidential primaries unfold, Kanye West is leading a fractured field of Democrats. The Republican front-runner is Phil Robertson, of Duck Dynasty fame. Elected governor of Louisiana only a […]

Out of the past

One of my all-time favorite Balloon Juice threads was this one, especially this comment. The picture of the kid it’s about is gone but I found it again on the internet. There are many who say that this is not the most important issue in the world, but what’s up with wing nut “media” types […]