October 29, 2012
Shouldn't there be a 'three strikes you're out rule' for liberal pundits?
In his Washington Post column last week, E.J. Dionne once again tried to kill off the Tea Party movement, asserting that "Tea party thinking is dead," as if the claim would somehow make it true. I could be wrong, but I'm beginning to think Mr. Dionne doesn't like the Tea Party and would prefer to see it vanish from the face of the Earth. Two and half years ago, in the pages of the Washington Post, Mr. Dionne declared: "The Tea Party is nothing new. It represents a relatively small minority of Americans on the right end of politics, and it will not determine the outcome of the 2010 elections." This turned out to be breathtakingly untrue. The 2010 midterm election sent a tidal wave of conservative legislators to Capitol Hill and hundreds more to State Houses across the country. Not only did the Tea Party determine the outcome of the 2010 elections, it ended the insane governance of the 111th Congress, sending Nancy Pelosi and all her committee chairmen...(Read Full Post)