Monday, May 23, 2005

Getting In Touch With Deadwood

At the risk of inundating the site with yet another mantra for the same idea---and acknowledging that this is partly a ploy to get that girl blogging again, or at least having something other than "Are Blogs Dead?" as a month-old header---check out Matt Welch's Salon piece on Deadwood Democrats (you'll need a daypass), or at least skim what he takes to be the money quote:
Eleven years after the Gingrich revolution there is evidence galore that the two armies in the culture wars have simply switched sides after swapping the reins of power. The Republicans are now the party of big government and optimistic Wilsonian adventures abroad, while the Democrats flirt anew with federalism, fiscal sobriety and sour isolationism. Within this realignment, and the religious right's continued overreach in the Terri Schiavo case and others to follow, lies a golden Democratic opportunity for cultural re-branding. Yes, cocksuckers, it's time for liberals to get in touch with their inner "Deadwood." It's good politics, better philosophy and (most important of all?) damned fun.


UPDATE: It worked.

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At 10:52 PM, Blogger That Girl said...

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