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Thursday Morning News Dump | Main | CNN Panel Speaks Absurdly About Possibility That Black Hole Swallowed Flight 370
March 20, 2014

A Little Of This. A Little Of That.

In case you missed it last night, I did a podcast with Marc Marano of Climate Depot on the economics and politics of the "Climate change" movement.


There's some satellite imagery of debris in the Indian Ocean that might be part of the missing Malaysian Air flight.


Obama announced some more sanctions on individual Russians and a bank. He also told Putin that if Russia is willing to totally change its worldview this Ukraine thing can all work out in the end for everyone. I'm sure Putin is thrilled with the offer.


Jennifer Rubin used to think the GOP needed to do outreach to non-traditional voters. Then Rand Paul did it by going to Berkeley and now Rubin thinks it's a terrible idea. The problem is Paul talked about things liberals might agree with him, for example his opposition to domestic surveillance. Rubin would have preferred this outreach consist of Paul talking about things like support for traditional marriage (which Rubin disagrees with) that liberals would have hated.

It's pretty clear that Rubin's "ideological purity" tests for candidates will be the ruin of the GOP.

Say what you will about Paul's stance on a given issue but he's a smart politician. He tries to find ways to allow people to support him. Even if they don't buy everything he's selling, he tries to give them a bridge to vote for him. That seems like smart politics to me.

You know, it's almost as if Rubin is a hack who will say anything and bend herself into a pretzel to protect her beloved liberal Republicans (so long as they agree to BOMB ALL THE PLACES!).

Almost.

Open thread.


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