Those Crazy Republicans

01May09

You’re more likely to know her than to know me, but this blog post from Orcinus has a theory on why the Republicans have acted so insane since Obama got into office.

Somewhere back in February, about three weeks into the Obama Administration, everybody on the left suddenly noticed that there was something different going on with the conservatives. The outrageous screeds and paranoid delusions sounded pretty much as they always had — but there was a new fury behind them, a strident urgency that hadn’t been there before, and a very audible shift of the gears in right-wing behavior and rhetoric. None of this came as a surprise to veteran right-wing watchers — we’d been predicting a bad backlash since the 2006 election — but three months into the new administration, it’s increasingly hard to ignore the fact that this ominous new trend is taking on a momentum of its own….

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