Posts Tagged ‘Conservatives’

In which The Gay Recluse scores selected opinions in The Times. Paul Krugman/Thinking About November The Short Version: Obama’s probably going to blow it because whites don’t like him!   In his words: “In recent decades, Democrats have had little trouble unifying after hard-fought primary campaigns. ” Score: F (Failure) This is a depressingly cynical (but untruthful) column that implies […]

On Free Speech


Certain misguided if likable (at least in the case of Andrew Sullivan) conservatives and libertarians are questioning the verdict against “asshole of metaphysically transcendent proportion” Fred Phelps, who with his “church” picketed the funeral of a gay marine, as a potentially “bad precedent” for First Amendment free-speech rights. For those untrained in the nuances of constitutional law — and with some […]