FREESTYLE LIBERALESQUE SOCIO-POLITICAL BLOG AVEC A MODICUM OF SNARK.
Um, actually, no, it wasn't.It started as a reasoned and reasonable, if stiff, disagreement about the usefulness of Bob Somerby as a media critic.As that was wrapping up, I happened to mention that "tremors" of the 2008 primary divisions could be seen in some of the varying opinions about Somerby seen in the broader community and included a couple of quotes illustrating the point.In reaction, I was what person called, I think fairly, blindsided by an attempt to re-fight those primaries, something I have no interest in doing - particularly since I had no interest in fighting them in the first place. (As soon as $$ allows, my wife and I both want 2L4O t-shirts. Had the primaries turned out differently, we'd be in the market for 2L4C shirts.)As a result, I lost a reader and now, apparently, am regarded by some not as a radical or a progressive but a "progressive" and perhaps even, that ultimate attempt at insult, a "pwog." Based on a single post and my refusal to get into a debate over the press treatment of Hillary Clinton in 2008."Fun" isn't the word that springs to mind.
Around a sore spot that continues to be sore.
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So much anti-Hillary hysteria. Intra-party rancor. It makes me want to throw up. (Not to mention that I don't deal well with rancor...