A glimpse into the liberal mind

The recent victory for Scott Walker in the Wisconsin recall election was a stunning surprise for the left. Polling had been predicting a tightening race but Walker ended up winning the recall by a wider margin than he did during the general election. Even with Democratic turnout up heavily. The surprise caught the left and especially the left in the media, completely off guard. The result is that election night coverage provided an unusually candid glimpse into the thinking of the über left in America. Commentators as politically diverse as James Taranto and John Stewart enjoyed the spectacle and humor found in the on screen meltdowns over at MSNBC. Both men make their livings skewering the politics of the day and the media coverage of the Wisconsin recall election was a target rich environment. If you apply any objective analysis to the opinions on display it was two parts funny and one part pure madness. Some examples: One erstwhile union supporter claimed that democracy died...(Read Full Post)