Dan Chmielewski

Framing: Pro-Criminals

Fresh of Todd Spitzer’s rant against Steven Greenhut in Sunday’s Register is this post from Jon Fleischman at the Flash Report. It seems the conservatives have latched on to this notion that liberals in positions of government are “pro-criminal.”  Repeat a lie often enough and people tend to believe it (like “Only Republicans can protect…

Is this Parody or Hate Speech?

A time honored tradition at Fox News is to pose absurd statements that rag on the left but they do it in the form of a question. “Would a Democratic win in 2008 be a win for Terrorists?”  Stuff like that. In that time honored Fox News tradition, I’m posting this clip from You Tube. …

State Rep. Spitzer Still Thinks Liberals are “Pro-Criminal”

Fresh of his smaller office tantrum, State Rep Todd Spitzer calls out Register editorial writer Steve Greenhut for his definition of “pro-criminal” and provides a laundry list of bills turned down by the Democratic majority as evidence of being “pro-criminal.” As Mr. Greenhut correctly notes, Democrats are not pro-criminal.  Reasons for the bills Spitzer lists…

Peggy Noonan Throws President Bush Under the Bus

Another example of Republicans eating their own, and they can’t claim Liberal Media bias here. Too Bad President Bush has torn the conservative coalition asunder. Friday, June 1, 2007 12:00 a.m. What political conservatives and on-the-ground Republicans must understand at this point is that they are not breaking with the White House on immigration. They…