Monthly Archives: January 2013

Republican death spiral

Gun control. Immigration. Inaugural address. What do these issues have in common? They are all distractors to the Right. The Left has found that, if they throw issues out there and present them in a controversial manner, the Right will

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Captain Morgan’s Sweet Deal

Tim Carney has a revealing piece in the Washington Examiner that chronicles how certain tax credits were incorporated into the Fiscal Cliff Deal. ┬áHe reports: Here’s what happened: In late July, Finance Chairman Max Baucus announced the committee would soon

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I Bet This Won’t Be Addressed

To make a point of Republican weakness, I’m going to turn to an article that came out today on yahoo. Before I begin, however, I’d like to remind you of the first edition of UTL: narrative manipulation. Most people on

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