Meet the Health Care Astroturfers

Finally, after a week of leftist complaints that the health care debate is being controlled by “astroturfers” — faux grassroots activists actually in the back pocket of super-rich special interests — MSNBC’s “The Ed Show” gave its viewers a chance to see such an activist. Unfortunately, he’s a leftist who supports socialized medicine. Former “West Wing” writer Lawrence O’Donnell filled in … [Read more...]

MSNBC: Educating Ed on Abortion’s Racist Past, and Present

The most recent episode of “Psycho Talk” on MSNBC’s The Ed Show provided both the umpteenth example of the Left’s obsession with race and its simultaneous refusal to acknowledge the devastation the Left’s policies have had on minority communities. The victim of the Friday segment – which ought to be renamed “Ed’s Daily Non-Sequitur” – was Rep. Todd Tiahrt, R-KS. Tiahrt had the nerve to oppose … [Read more...]

Who’s Behind the Immigration Rallies?

BIG CORPORATIONS AND THE FAR-LEFT HAVE ONE THING IN COMMON: both like to employ cheap illegal immigrants to do their heavy lifting. The leftist media have tried to portray this weekend’s massive protests against House measures to curtail illegal immigration as the uprising of “The Other America”: forgotten, humble, hidden Hispanic members of the working poor simply demanding their “rights.” As … [Read more...]

“Charitable” Foundations: ATMs for the Left

One of the unlamented developments of this election year is the Democratic Party’s retreat to the Left. Although the media claim the party's voters have learned their lesson by settling for the “electable” John F. Kerry, a cursory examination of the Democrats shows they remain animated by anti-Bush furor. The party rank-and-file may have decided they prefer the sing-song cadences of John … [Read more...]

Teresa Heinz Kerry: Bag Lady for the Radical Left

With Matt Drudge’s recent revelation that John Kerry is as faithful to his second wife as he was to his old Vietnam “brothers,” the senator’s presidential campaign may depend more than ever on the actions of his wife, Teresa Heinz Kerry. While the mainstream media have thus far overlooked the alleged infidelity, media outlets have also overlooked a far more important story: The former Mrs. … [Read more...]