That’s the undertone of Washington Post columnist Dan Froomkin’s article about the widespread criticism of Dick Cheney’s suggestion that those who voted for Ned Lamont are aiding and abetting terrorists. Froomkin: “Cheney ... may have crossed the line that separates legitimate political discourse from hysteria.”
Don’t miss this observation by the Washington Post’s Dan Froomkin: “President Bush and national security adviser Stephen Hadley yesterday for the first time publicly acknowledged the momentous shift in the role for U.S. troops in Iraq, from fighting terrorists to trying to suppress religious violence.”
Dan Goldwater, a gubernatorial candidate in Arizona and nephew of the late Sen. Barry Goldwater, told a Spanish news agency that he wanted to hold undocumented immigrants in camps to use them “as labor in the construction of a wall and to clean the areas of the Arizona desert that they’re polluting.”
He claims, however, that his words were taken out of context—that he only wanted to put convicted immigrant felons to work….
Stephen Colbert highlights a clip of an editor from the Wall Street Journal saying that in the wake of a woman in India supposedly marrying a snake, gay-marriage supporters in America should now be required to guarantee that animal marriage is not around the corner.