Tag Archive: Clarence Thomas

“Who Are These People?” and “Alas, Poor Obama, I Knew Him Well”

Sometimes, as I take in the passing scene, I find myself wondering if I went to sleep on earth and woke up on some other planet. And, mind you, it’s not just the politicians who are giving me this queasy feeling. For instance, Eric and Charlotte Kaufman are apparently the kind of people who are…

What If Herman Cain Were a Liberal?

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I don’t know what Herman Cain did or didn’t do with those women, but I do know this:  while reporters will run over their grandmothers to get their face on the air or their byline in the newspaper, they will salivate more when going after a conservative Republican than a liberal Democrat. Yes, the so-called…

Selective Apologies

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The recent firing by NPR of Juan Williams (one of two of my favorite liberals) brought to mind, once again, something that I’ve seen over and over again in the media — public apologies. Not from Mr. Williams.  His statement about Muslims on airplanes requires no apology – his opinion is shared, I’m sure, by…