The editor of the Austin American-Statesman issues a terse apology about a feature writer’s snarky article about the weekend’s Netroots Nation gathering in the Texas capital. Michelle Malkin notes that the offending article is still available by Google cache:
Name-dropping Al Gore and his call for a switch to clean, renewable energy within 10 years was enough to pull whoops of approval from the 2,000 or 3,000 marauding liberals gathered for Netroots Nation at the Austin Convention Center on Saturday morning.Left-wingers humorless? How dare you suggest such a thing!
So when the former vice president and Nobel Prize co-winner made a surprise - and cleverly scripted - appearance during U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s talk, it looked like the conference might turn into a faint-in… .
Not that Gore’s appearance was necessary to whip up the troops.
From the beginning, it was clear these people were convinced the electoral map would be repainted with a brush sopping with blue paint come November.
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?