Look, I don’t know how else to say this: Please stop saying that rural America is uniformly conservative.
There’s an assumption a lot of people of liberal persuasion tend to make about women who are politically involved: That, by very nature of their gender, they should be liberal. Because clearly, liberal-leaning politics provide more opportunities for women (including treating them like human beings instead of incubators), and women should just be naturally progressive […]
From the flurry of op-eds lauding people like Glenn Beck and Sarah Palin lately, it almost seems like some folks on the left are jealous of the right’s organising abilities. We’ve got people saying that we need a figure for the left like, say, Sarah Palin, and while it makes me blanch, the idea is […]