Tag Archive for Tim Rutten

Mainstreaming Wingnuttery: Glenn Beck’s new novel

Glenn Beck’s new novel, the one where he had three ghostwriters produce “his” story, is out and “The Overton Window: a Thriller” gets panned by the LA Times.  Bill O’Reilly’s “Those Who Trepass” was made fun of regularly, especially with liberal radio airing excerpts of the author reading the audio book version steamy (if you…

Right-Wingnuts Unhinged Over Obama Talking to Kids

UPDATE: Here’s the prepared text of the speech the president will deliver. Tim Rutten has an excellent OpEd in the LATimes today regarding the hysteria over the president’s planned Back to School address; Calls to boycott Obama’s speech to kids offer a disturbing lesson in paranoia. Rutten writes: While it long ago crossed the borders…

Good Catholics and Good Democrats

Our friend Matt Cunningham raised this issue over at Red County with this post that says Democrats don’t seem to understand Catholic voters.  He brings up that old pro-choice Democrats should be denied Communion argument (they brought this up with John Kerry in 2004.  What this is plainly is a further attempt at division.  Divide…