Thank you all for your support during my fundraiser.
Individual notes will go out once I get rested and organized. So...2019. (Kidding.)
Meanwhile, that stalwart wingnut lie delivery system -- The American Spectator -- demonstrates why oh why we will never be able to get along by taking off it's tube top in public and showing us its naked, pasty Conservative id:
...If Rush Limbaugh and Mark Levin and Sean Hannity (the latter not mentioned by Luntz but obviously included by definition) and other talk radio stars sit at their microphones until they are 100, it will take another fifty years at least to understand their individual and collective importance in shattering the liberal Iron Curtain that had descended on the American mind. And that’s before you even get to Fox and the Internet and the magazines and newspapers like The American Spectator, National Review, Weekly Standard, Wall Street Journal and people like Reagan, Buckley, Goldwater etc.One of the results of that total liberal control was to plant the idea in the subconscious of even a number of conservatives and particularly Republicans that liberalism in whatever form -- Big Government, economics, social issues, national security-- was somehow the norm. Thus dissent from this norm-- not to mention the powerful, articulate and decidedly intellectual dissent pouring out from Limbaugh, Levin, Hannity and others -- is perceived as “divisive.”...