This isn’t the first time the president has trafficked in conspiracy theories.
Brooklyn Commons is a neighborhood gathering space. It says its purpose is “movement building,” but the organization dedicated to fostering connection found itself attacked by its own allies days before the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.
In case you missed it, last night Jon Stewart took on the IRS-Tea Party and Justice Department-spying-on-reporters scandals and, as they say, nailed it. In an inspired burst of hilarious, impassioned (and profanity-laden) outrage, he summed up exactly why the reports of a Nixonian-sounding IRS witch-hunt against right-wing and Tea Party groups are, beyond their offense against the law, the Constitution and good government, a betrayal of liberals and liberalism.