Yes, Virginia. Stupid People Vote.

I saw a post on Facebook today that was simply breathtaking in its stupidity. Apparently it’s very popular with the wingnut crowd, because it’s been making the rounds since at least July of 2008. What surprised me was that the person who posted it was not...
Disrespecting An American President

Disrespecting An American President

When President Barack Obama took the stage at The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, the first thing that struck me was the fact that Mr. Stewart would not be seated before the President. He just wouldn’t sit down until President Obama had seated himself. It was a...

The Presidential Debate, October 3, 2012

In the lead-up to the first presidential debate of 2012, I’ve been warning people not get too cocky about President Obama’s chances. Americans have watched the Romney campaign repeatedly shoot itself in the foot and had generally began to assume that Mitt...
The Pointless Obama Flag Controversy

The Pointless Obama Flag Controversy

It always amazes me how desperately folks on the Right scramble for things to be offended by. It’s one thing to take something someone actually said and get worked into a lather about it. But it takes a special kind of ignorant to get in an uproar over something...