"I Want My Country Back". A motto that would be called treasonous if uttered by throngs of blacks, Latinos or Native Americans has been deftly sculpted by conservatives into an accepted clarion call for white power.
Imagine an alternate universe -- a foreign military power begins flying remote-controlled warplanes over your town, using on-board missiles to kill hundreds of your innocent neighbors. How would you and your fellow citizens respond?
According to the conservative leader of one of the most conservative cities in America, those thrown out of their homes in this Great Recession actually want to be homeless.
Those same Democrats expressing outrage at Paul's criticism of the Civil Rights Act have no problem accepting a deregulated labor market that lets employers fire and discriminate against you for all sorts of preposterous reasons.
Many "progressive" institutions are not principled at all -- sadly, lots of them are just propagandists for Democrats, regardless of what Democrats do.
Volume cannot hide poor quality. Spinal Tap's songs, no matter how loudly played, were quite awful. And Wall Street "reform" legislation, no matter how loudly celebrated, is the offensive punchline to a bad joke.
As the Senate's GOP leader, McConnell backed the bank bailout in 2008. A year and a half later, he says that he vehemently opposes bailouts of big business. His spectacular contortions have earned him a spot in the Flip-Flopping Hall of Fame.