With Fox News, Limbaugh, Bachmann et al making more noise than ever, a cogent call from The British Observer to denounce a rabid right-wing machine intent on blocking all things progressive. Thoughtful opposition is one thing; "murderous hate-filled rhetoric and stupidity of the highest calibre" is another.
"Hold (Obama's) feet to fire when he appears to forget his roots, but it is...vitally important that Democrats stand up to this nonsense. Hate speech should be called out for what it is. Let the right-wing lunatics understand that they don’t surround you: you surround them. If they surrounded you, they would have had more votes.