Where to begin?

Molly Ivins has a plan:

The sheer pleasure of getting lessons in etiquette from Karl Rove and the right-wing media passeth all understanding.

Ever since 1994, the Republican Party has gone after Democrats with the frenzy of a foaming mad dog. There was the impeachment of Bill Clinton, not to mention the trashing of both Clinton and his wife — accused of everything from selling drugs to murder — all orchestrated by that paragon of manners, Tom DeLay.

Media Matters collected some gems of fairness. For instance, Monica Crowley with MSNBC, in the wake of John Kerry’s botched program, astutely observed “how lucky we are that he was not elected president. … The Republicans remain the grown-ups, the responsible ones on national security.”

How many dead Americans has this grown-up war resulted in? Continue reading