Lincoln Memorial and the Pashas of the Right

We're sweeping past the Lincoln Memorial incident without adequately dealing with one of its crucial outcomes: the abject failure of traditional conservative media. In fact, it's twice in the past two weeks that conservative media, instead of the thoughtful, measured approach required of them, immediately jumped through the hoops set up by the left and then lined up happily, dancing on their hind legs and barking for treats. The first involved Steve King and his "white supremacy" oration.  Now, don't get me wrong: King clearly revealed himself to be a jackass.  At best, he's the latest in a long line of conservative pols (George H.W. Bush, Todd Akin, and Roy Moore among them) who pranced into the lair of the left-wing mass media, certain that they were pals and that they didn't have to worry about anything in speaking to them.  At worst, King is a near dull-normal who blurts out whatever occurs him to him at any...(Read Full Article)
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