ARC's 1st Law: As a "progressive" online discussion grows longer, the probability of a nefarious reference to Karl Rove approaches one

Sunday, August 12, 2007

If It's Sunday, It's Meet The Press Left!

David Gregory hosted Meet the Press this AM and wanted to provide some comments.

First, the show featured Harold Ford & Markos "Screw 'em" Moulitsas of the whackjob site DailyKos. Interestingly, Markos appears to be for a federalist approach when it comes to political candidates and not when it comes to policies. He argued that the Dem parties in each of the states and districts should lead the effort in selecting their candidates and that he would not be so arrogant to select their candidates for them. On the other hand, when it comes to sweeping federal legislation that forces any number of progressive policies on the country, Markos doesn't see any problem with that.

And while Kos put on a good show about not having a prob with the "Blue Dog Democrats," his site has always targeted the Blue Dogs for political destruction. For example, the Senate Dems' support of FISA reform - a reform which makes our ability to protect ourselves and fight alQaeda - was a big problem for the Kossacks and they strategized on how to "primary out" those Senators (see here, here, and here).

And, the entire time that Kos was on TV the following ran through my head:

Why can't Markos get a haircut from someone who can cut in a straight line?


Harold Ford must be thinking to himself "I can't believe that we have to pander to this amateur... If we get more successes like Markos' Ned Lamont campaign, we're toast!"

After the Kos/Ford discussion (without any questions from the right), Gregory hosted a panel of 3 liberals (not including himself) and Byron York to discuss the Repulican party prospects.

Nah, no such thing as bias in the media...


Your Co-Conspirator,
ARC: St Wendeler