Chris Hedges writing at Adbusters.org pretty well sums up why I am done with the politics industry in this country.
Steve from Virginia provides some much-needed collapse-blogger perspective on the Wisconsin recall defeat.
And here's a repost of Mark Ames's updated version of his famous missive about spite-voters, which goes a long way towards explaining why the recall failed and why the left in this country will always live in a civics-class "La-La Land" about the social and political realities of our society.
So why again am I such a terrible person for not wanting to support the Obama Administration unconditionally to the bitter end?
Speaking of which, The Archdruid John Michael Greer more than redeems himself in my eyes with what could be viewed as food for thought for Democratic (as well as Republican) Party Kool-Aid drinkers.