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June 20, 2007


For Digbyheads like myself, her recent public appearance at the Take Back America conference was quite exciting. She demonstrates what I've always believed: America has a gigantic amount of talent, smarts and energy that went untapped pre-internet. (And in fact most of it remains untapped even with the internet.)

So check out the video if you haven't seen it already. Then check out Max Sawicky's critique.

Posted at June 20, 2007 06:37 PM | TrackBack

I agree with Max. There seems to be an awful lot of history being ignored in what I just heard from Digby. I am not much interested in democrat polishers since democrats are just as enthusiastic about pursuing imperialism as the republicans are. I think on the whole that liberal bloggers should indulge less in this kind of self congratulatory exercise and take a good long look at their democrat heroes before we get all teary eyed over Al Gore. Who knows, a little reality might seep into the conversation.

Posted by: rob payne at June 20, 2007 09:03 PM

I'm the first one to delve into cynicism and sarcasm, but I really enjoyed Digby's speech. I think there's a lot to be said about the liberal blogs. They seem to be the one part of the left that doesn't buckle at the legs when something meaningful happens, leaving the right to pick up the ball.

Posted by: alec at June 20, 2007 09:52 PM

It was a great speech. Digby sorta straddles the ground between centrist liberals and lefties. I can live with that.

Posted by: Donald Johnson at June 20, 2007 10:13 PM

I'm in love.



Posted by: patience at June 21, 2007 12:00 AM