... ah, the hell with it. As he so often does, Mr. Riley says what I think, far better than I ever could.
Let me just amplify one part: when will our so-called liberal media realize that they're being played by the right-wing noise machine? When will they have the guts not to give oxygen, not to mention credibility, to the never-ending effort by the wingnuts to move the boundaries of what constitutes reasonable discussion? Why is Overton Window a phrase that's being called stale in the leftosphere, but is still apparently unknown to highly-paid political analysts at the Paper of Record?
[Added] Related/Amplification 2, from Instaputz.