Tag Archives: Swiftboating

Kerry Bentivolio is “mentally unbalanced… conniving and dishonest,” confirms brother

I suspect that most of you in Michigan’s 11th district, if you read this site, have already made up your mind not to support Kerry Bentivolio, and support, instead, our friend Dr. Syed Taj for Congress. In case there’s one of you out there who is still on the fence, though, I wanted to share […]

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Syed Taj, Muslim candidate for Congress, subjected to outrageous racist attacks

Last week, when I noticed that the American Medical Association (AMA) had started taking out television ads in support of our friend Syed Taj, I knew that racist attacks from the right were inevitable. The AMA ads signaled to me that the race was close (as the AMA doesn’t invest in races that aren’t winnable), […]

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Here we go again… the Swiftboating of Obama has begun

A few nights ago, I told you about a family member of mine who had shared a purposefully misleading political graphic on Facebook, and how I responded. The piece, which incorrectly attributed $5 billion of the nation’s debt to the “Democratic majority,” was produced by an organization called Right Change, a fake grassroots entity bankrolled […]

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Romney… We’ve established that he’s not the solution, but the problem… Now, it’s time to bring on the dancing horses

The swiftboating of John Kerry, I guess, wasn’t a total loss. Sure, we lost the election because of it, but we learned a thing or two in the process. Most importantly, we learned from Karl Rove that, if you really want to destroy a man, it isn’t enough to just go after him where he’s […]

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The Democrats should be running on their accomplishments, not hiding from them

Rachel Maddow just did a great job of articulating what a lot of us have been saying for this last month, which is that Democrats should stop allowing their Republican rivals to define them as “big government” Socialists, and actively campaign on their successes in the areas of health care and financial stewardship. Here’s Maddow […]

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