Tuesday, January 25, 2011
But where's the Fratricide Squad?
It's nice to have a blog that isn't too big sometimes. Every morning, as you readers know, I post at Firedoglake (and then fill up space here to satisfy my blog-OCD by cross-posting it here). It's tough to get up every morning early and literally get my brain working to write something (but not too long as that's my only real restriction...brevity).
And then I look at the comments and they degrade into the commentors commenting on who is a traitor to the cause now and writing America's suicide note on its behalf.
It's real inspiring I tell ya'.
But then again, if the left isn't turning on each other, it wouldn't be the left.
For example, over the weekend Jane Hamsher of FDL drove the one regular visitor Bradley Manning has had (at great personal sacrifice to himself) to visit Manning and was hassled by military officials at Quantico in the petty bullshit way they can. Depriving Manning of a visitor for the sake of their own agenda, as they have now essentially admitted.
And who's fault is that, according to other self-proclaimed leftists? Why Jane Hampsher of course via that classic of modern American rhetoric Mr. Ad and Ms. Hominem.
Ladies and Gentlemen, the most depressing thread in progressive blogging history (which is saying something as I always though my morning threads at FDL are up there sometimes). So sad that it was rebutted by another in the same blog, only to devolve into something that nearly tied it.