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A Mirror, Darkly

Emmett Rensin | Posted 03.16.2013 | Media
Emmett Rensin

Shouldn't we stop inviting the Jonses, Taitzes, and Becks of the world on national television, letting them embarrass themselves, and then scurrying back to our columns, blogs, and Facebook pages to cite them as representations of mainstream conservative thought?

How the Debacle in Aghanistan Disgraced its Cheerleaders

Jim Sleeper | Posted 04.28.2012 | Politics
Jim Sleeper

The biggest obstacle to the strategy in Afghanistan wasn't American liberals' failure of nerve, as conservatives seldom pass up a chance to insist. The biggest obstacle was the delusion that Americans could do for Kabul and Kunduz what we refuse to do for New Orleans or Detroit.

An Update on Christine O'Donnell's Self-Aggrandizing Dishonesty

Michael J.W. Stickings | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael J.W. Stickings

Christine O'Donnell criticism isn't about her sex, it's about her as an individual. And even Palin-loving conservatives like the ones who run the Standard realize she's crazy

Elite Republican Nepotism Nerds Are Out of Touch with Average Americans' Struggles

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

It's easy for the famous last-named Cheneys, Kristols and Wallaces of the world to sanctimoniously lecture the rest of us on self-sufficiency when they had handouts from mommy and daddy instead of the government.

Honduras Coup: Conservatives Rally Behind "Coup For Democracy"

UN Dispatch | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Weekly Standard calls it a "Coup for Democracy." The National Review, "A Counter-Coup." But Ciff Kincaid wins the award for most unhinged reaction...

Conservative Media vs. Progressive Media

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Cenk Uygur

Do you know how many people read The Weekly Standard? 80,000. To put it bluntly, that's pathetic. Its main purpose is to spread Republican propaganda in the guise of news.

I'm Not a Liberal

Dave Winer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dave Winer

I think people who say Obama is liberal haven't bothered to find out anything about him. It's my conservative side that's voting for him.

Jason Linkins

NYT's Kristol Reveals The Awful Payscale At The Weekly Standard, Steals Other People's Ideas

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Bill Kristol wasn't too terribly impressed with Senator Barack Obama's recent commencement address at Wesleyan University. Well, all right, he did sa...