What Matt Yglesias Leaves Out of His Analysis: His Own Role

By: Thursday March 18, 2010 12:01 pm

Matt Yglesias analyzes the “failure of the progressive block strategy,” and chalks it up to progressives not picking issues that “centrists” care about. He doesn’t note his own role in that failure, vilifying the leader of the progressive block Raul Grijalva as “the world’s greatest monster” unless he backs down. (Our own whip effort started [...]

Why is HCAN Defending Blanche Lincoln From A Primary Challenge?

By: Wednesday November 25, 2009 7:51 am

If HCAN’s ads on behalf of Lincoln were a surprise to anyone, they shouldn’t have been. They will continue to operate as part of the Democratic party infrastructure moving to protect their “own,” and if health care reform happens in the mean time, that is always going to be a secondary concern.