I put Middle Earth Journal in hiatus in May of 2008 and moved to Newshoggers.
I temporarily reopened Middle Earth Journal when Newshoggers shut it's doors but I was invited to Participate at The Moderate Voice so Middle Earth Journal is once again in hiatus.

Monday, June 26, 2006

Bilmon on the War on Kosacks

Bilmon has a long but must read post, The Swiftboating of Kos, on the attack on Markos Moulitas by the DLC and their friends at the almost irrelevant The New Republic. It ties in with my post below, Neocons and the Blogger Wars. I call them classic neocons and Bilmon calls them "neolibs" but the conclusions are similar. You need to read the entire thing but here is one paragraph that puts it in a nutshell.
The Lieberman Dems don't hate and fear Kos and the Daily Kos "community" because they are too far to the left. They hate them because they represent an emerging power center within the Democratic Party that they don't control -- what's more, one that is now much closer to the public mainstream on the central issue of our time (the Iraq War) than they are.

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