Fox News Channel amplified its crusade against the president this week, implying that the same administration that killed Bin Laden and much of al Qaeda's leadership is apparently composed of terrorist sympathizers.
I've learned from fifteen years in the eco-trenches that the fight to protect our planet from pollution is more than just a fight against ExxonMobil or Charles and David Koch; it's ultimately a fight against the Reagan legacy.
Making a move in GOP presidential primary politics has come to include taking obligatory antiscience positions. Statements that once would have disqualified serious candidates for president now are oddly celebrated.
If I want to watch a movie now, I just search and download or stream on Netflix. My browsing is limited to the genres "end-of-the-world" and "suburban dysfunction," which Netflix says are my favorites.
By now it's clear what Breitbart is selling. The real question is why the mainstream media and Democratic politicians bought it. Breitbart is a con artist, but con artists only succeed if consumers don't know they are being conned -- or don't care.
As readers are no doubt aware, Glenn Beck went online for an interview with Katie Couric to insist that the country would have been worse off under Senator John McCain. So not surprisingly, there's a backlash brewing, courtesy of one of Beck's fellow right-wing talkers.