Karl Rove successfully manipulated the entire news media this week. Rove's specialty is to take what could be considered a reasonable idea, and then twist it beyond recognition while dragging it through the swampiest mud he can dream up.
The Daily Caller, a conservative web publication, devoted much space in recent years to attacks on critics of America's for-profit colleges, echoing claims made by for-profit college owners at a time when that controversial industry has been seeking to avoid accountability.
APSCU is trying to show in public that the sector is working to clean up its act, with a booklet advising recruiters to provide students with "clear and accurate information." But, as we've come to expect, APSCU has no shame.
We'll be marching on the headquarters of Karl Rove's Crossroads GPS organization in Washington, D.C., to protest the corrupting, debasing and anti-democratic influence of money in politics. I'll be there, and you should be too. Why?
The real questions are for those who accuse Helen Thomas of anti-Semitism. Do these individuals believe anti-Semitism can ever be eradicated? If they do, how can they support Israel as a permanently Jewish state?
His money and his advocacy of fairness and civil rights helped push political and policy needles, and like the great, massive, history-laden trees at his old family estate of Musgrove, Smith Bagley will be impossible to replace.
Professional Beltway bile-sack Lanny Davis, in between shilling for Central American coup d'etats and helping Whole Foods CEO John Mackey achieve subject-verb agreement in anti-health care reform op-eds, has found the time for a new hobby: teaching Americans to be nicer to each other!