One measure of how crazy people on at least one side of the Democratic nomination struggle have become: I’ve gotten a number of complaints that the end of my last — entirely non-political — column, “hope is not a plan,” was a swipe at Obama.
Um, guys, it’s a phrase military types use; I started using it a lot when Iraq went pear-shaped. In fact, if you Google it, the first entry that comes up is a book about the Iraq war.
I’m sorry to say that a large part of the progressive movement seems to have lost its sanity.
Friday, March 14, 2008
The growing madness
Paul Krugman, the former Enron adviser and quite liberal NYT columnist, writes about the liberal hypersensitivity to perceived slights: