How can it be? Is there such a thing as a right-wing blog that’s way over on the left?
I ask because after being silent for way too long, it’s happened one too many times for me to continue to maintain my silence. The most recent time it happened was while reading JJG Journal, something I feel it’s safe to say is a liberal blog. The article in this liberal blog that I was reading was entitled “Obama a ‘leftist’?”
The author wrote, “Had a little time on my hands this morning and scanned some right-wing blogs.” Underneath he provided a list and about the 5th one down was TMQ2. The author went on to say that he was surprised to find “the consensus on the right fringe seems the be that Barack Obama is some kind of leftist. Huh? Can think of two explanations for this lack of fact-based thinking.” And then he listed his reasons Obama isn’t a leftist.
I don’t really care how far off track JJG Journal or any other blog is when it defines whatever it’s writing about. But considering TMQ2 is often referred to as a “right-wing” blog, and because the JJG Journal author is so proud of his “fact-based thinking,” I just wanted to point out a few items about this so-called right-wing blog: (more…)