Outraged by People Power

One of the enduring myths of the Left is that it somehow represents the common man. Both objective data and public perception show the Democrats are a party of elitists who look down upon the unenlightened hayseeds residing in Jesusland. MSNBC’s Ed Schultz demonstrated this last night with his outrage over a new Gallup poll that shows 34 percent of Americans feel the townhall health care … [Read more...]

A Normal Mom in MSNBC’s Liars’ Den

If Americans had any doubt why Barack Obama’s trillion-dollar health care takeover is failing, allow me to present exhibit A: Katy Abram, a wife and mother from Lebanon, Pennsylvania. Lawrence O’Donnell, a self-described “European socialist,” hosted Hardball in Chris Matthews’ place Wednesday, where he interviewed Abram for daring to speak her mind at a townhall meeting hosted by Sen. Arlen … [Read more...]

Leftist Hate Crimes

If the Left’s standards of justice prevailed, violence at townhall meetings in St. Louis and Tampa would be prosecuted as a Democratic hate crime. In recent weeks, left-wingers have tried to blame the murder of abortionist George Tiller on Bill O’Reilly and drafted a hate crimes bill that chills free speech. However, it was Nancy Pelosi and her cohorts who created an atmosphere of fear, … [Read more...]

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...]

Olbermann Discovers 85 Percent of America

Listening to Keith Olbermann, the host of MSNBC’s Countdown, is like is receiving multiple layers of anesthesia at the dentist: each inane phrase and assault on facts and logic he utters progressively numbs his viewer to the next. David Horowitz has noted Olbermann’s underwhelming evidence for “health care riots” at townhall meetings, as Democrats try to sell an unpopular plan to constituents who … [Read more...]