Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Two vicious Commie left wing news items for Boxing Day.

What a wonderful election year it turned out to be.

Tagg, You're It, by Charles P. Pierce (Esquire Politics Blog)

... So, when his son comes out now and tells us that Willard didn't "want" to be president, he says more than he planned on saying. He subtly reinforces that foundation of the basic problem that his father had as a political candidate -- namely, that the more you were exposed to Willard Romney, the less you wound up liking him.

On a more somber note, another little bit of history that tends to get ignored.

Largest Mass Execution in US History: 150 Years Ago Today, by Jon Wiener (The Nation)

December 26, 1862: thirty-eight Dakota Indians were hung in Mankato, Minnesota, in the largest mass execution in US history–on orders of President Abraham Lincoln. Their crime: killing 490 white settlers, including women and children, in the Santee Sioux uprising the previous August.

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