Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Something to Know - 7 August

Tony Auth
1.  The social media, as well as the regular news media, is all agog about the guy who owns buying the Washington Post.   It is an important event, for many reasons.  Here is The New Yorker magazine's take on it:

2.  The Tea Party is really a gaggle of mad men gone wild.  There is no real political interest on its part to enhance the Republican Party.   This is no way to win friends and influence people.   There is no room for anyone to the left of this group.   Will this inspire any modicum of sanity within the regular GOP, or will it resort to its GeeOpie behavior?    Stay tuned for someone's obituary:

3.  Maureen Dowd picks up on the leader of the GeeOpie, and his infantile behavior in trying to push back on Hillary while she is just an idea in collective conjecture:


After the game, the King and the pawn go into the same box.  
-- Italian proverb

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