Category Archives: Right Online

Could SWAT-gate Be Another Right Wing Prank?

So we know how these types of games get played: right wing activists make the news they want to see with a sinister stunt, the right-wing blogosphere goes ballistic, spends weeks roaring about their victimization, and their yarns get days … Continue reading

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Scammy Smell Smites Silly Sophist

I’ve been forecasting this meltdown since last April. From Alan Colmes’s Liberaland, we learn that tea party panjandrum Erick Erickson will not attend the astroturfers convention in Nashville because it “smells scammy:” I am afraid Sarah Palin is going to … Continue reading

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Spreading Hate for $1250/Minute

David Weigel covered the Right Online conference while I was at Netroots Nation: (T)he activists found some unity listening to Joe Wurzelbacher, still a sought-after conservative speaker who can charge as much as $10,000 for eight-minute speeches, 11 months after … Continue reading

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Breitbart Stovepipes Teh Crazy™

I want some help figuring out why I keep getting mysterious forwards from a gun club in Atlanta, Georgia. Maybe Faux Noise can figure out what dire conspiracy keeps filling my inbox with the latest evidence of Obama’s secret, evil … Continue reading

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