Daily Archives: December 29th, 2008 «

 

The “Barack the Magic Negro” controversy

Posted by: ST on December 29, 2008 at 6:39 pm » 13 Comments

The blogosphere and the punditocracy both have erupted with commentary in light of the controversy over reports that Chip Saltsman, who has thrown his hat into the ring to become the new RNC Chair, sent a parody CD to RNC members before the Christmas holiday that included conservative satirist Paul Shanklin’s “Barack the Magic Negro.” […]

 

Juvenile, revealing behavior continues after “shoe-throwing incident”

Posted by: ST on December 29, 2008 at 11:33 am » 5 Comments

Via the Christian Science Monitor: “Shoes flung at Bush flying from shelves” – ba da da da da (to the tune of the McDonald’s theme song) and guess who’s “loving it”? As I’ve written before, let’s imagine again the howls of outrage we’d have seen from the left had a similar incident have happened with […]

 

Aristocratic liberalism

Posted by: ST on December 29, 2008 at 9:46 am » 7 Comments

As the debate over whether or not Caroline Kennedy is qualified to be appointed to take Hillary Clinton’s Senate seat rages on, Victor Davis Hanson tackles a related debate on the comparisons that have been made between Kennedy and Gov. Palin in terms of the treatment received by both from the mainstream media, and nails […]