What needs to be understood is that there is absolutley no incentive for anyone connected with "conservatism" to not be crazy. All of the established "conservative" thinkers have pretty sweet gigs, and they're not about to do something stupid like admit global warming is real, the "media bias" thing is a cop out, gays deserve equal rights, handling the economy involves more than tax cuts for rich people, Western Europe isn't a cesspit, torture is bad, universal healthcare would make sense, and so on, ad infinitum, they just gotta spite 'em. "Conservatism" as we know it is pretty much at the Jim Jones level, only shabbier.
Friday, February 20, 2009
Quote of the Day
Following that last post, here's Thers (H/T Christy Hardin Smith at Firedoglake):