Peter Beinart

Rep. Rashida Tlaib Erases Israel from Map: ‘Immoral and Reprehensible’

Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) retweeted a post over the weekend in honor of “International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People” that read, “From the river to the sea, Palestine will be free” before deleting the text which implied that “Palestine” rests between the Jordan River and the Mediterranean Sea, leaving no room for the current State of Israel. 

Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., addresses the 110th NAACP National Convention, Monday, July 2

Blue State Blues: Where We Stand on Islam

To raise these issues is not Islamophobic. It is the opposite — a refusal to condescend to Muslims by demanding less of them, by excusing them from the mutual civic responsibility of tolerance.

Blue State Blues (Breitbart)

‘Reformocons’: How Conservatives Should Stop Worrying and Love the Debt Bomb

It’s not exactly a shocking revelation that liberals are interested in supporting Republicans who want to drag their party to the Left, especially after a historic midterm election where liberalism got its posterior kicked sideways. Give the Left credit for springing into action after just a few days of freaking out at the stupid voters, and writing tear-soaked screeds about how we probably shouldn’t have stupid midterm elections anyway, or maybe we shouldn’t even have Congress–at least not when a liberal Democrat is president. After screaming into their op-ed paper bags for a brief interval, they set about undermining the Republican wave by seeking to convince the winners that they should behave like losers. There are plenty of receptive ears in the Republican power elite for that message.