I have been reading Driftglass since he started out as lowly a commenter at the best blog ever (a.k.a. Steve Gilliard's 'Newsblog'*).
And I've continued to read Mr. Glass regularly for the last dozen or so years for all kinds of reasons, not the least of which is that he usually turns out to be right about the big issues going down in America.
It would appear that some of Drifty's readers are getting tired of his pointing out that the worst offenders of Wingnuttia, proMedia Division, are now trying to slither away into the grass by pretending that they, too, knew what was really going down while they actually wrote and said the opposite for years and years and years...Because...You know...Both sides do it!
So, here is the dinosaur's response, in his own words:
...So when future electoral battles are joined, what do you suppose the margin of victory (will) be for the Right once they get their war-wagon running on high test again? My guess is that the margin will be the usual cohort of herd-following, know-nothing voters in the middle who figure that they might as well give the GOP a shot because everybody knows there's not a dime's worth of difference between the two parties.
And how in the hell did those herd-following, know-nothings ever get that stupid idea stuck in their heads? They got it from -- surprise! -- exactly same poisoned well where Crazy Uncle Liberty gets that "Well, Libtards are just as bad!" alibi he whips out every time another one of his bigoted, idiotic lies blows up in his face.
They get it from hearing this same Big Lie of Both Siderism, repeated by serious, respectable and highly-paid media professionals in an infinite, closed, propaganda loop, from every direction, by virtually every media corporation, year after year after year.
You want to stop the Conservative tank corps that is rolling in our direction?
So do I.
And as a disreputable single-shingle blogger writing in a nearly-defunct genre from the middle of a cornfield, I can either spend my limited time and energy plinking away with my pea-shooter at the 12-inch-thick, sloped, explosive reactive armor with which the Right's battle-wagons are plated from muzzle to tail-pipe...
...or I can do my damnedest to use what little I've got to disable their Beltway media distributor caps...
Insert 'Dipper' for 'Libtard', above, and you will get an idea of why I, another longtime single shingle blogger from F-Troop list land, insist on paying attention to what our own proMedia does and says (and said in the past).
*A close second was Billmon's Whiskey Bar.