This brings up a fourth common assumption of the leftist: results don't matter, it's the intent that counts. Uh, make that five common assumptions, character doesn't matter in a leader if the leader is a flim-flam man of the left.
it would be much easier to take seriously their hopes for a better world if they appeared ready to confront the messy one we have.
I think the author is a bit naive. I think the problem is not lazy "journalists." IMO mainstream media employees are not journalists, they are activists. Their "issues" are not issues. They are weapons. There is only one issue: the end of the United States in whole or in part.
Right. The interest in Clinton behaviors is Clinton advantage (or gratification). Better to have pointed out that President Bush has demolished two tyrannies and liberated many millions of Muslims...REGARDLESS of any consequences to him politically.
And I quite fail to see the virtue of spilling American blood in adventures which are not in our national interest.