Eric Alterman is never going to achieve Honorary Eagle Rank in the Sullivan Scouts if he keeps popping off like this:
Speaking of whom, say one thing for Mr. â€œHereâ€™s the News from My Bathroom,â€ every time I think the guy has peaked, he manages to surprise me. Imagine two anonymous people on the planet: One guy is a â€œGayCatholicToryGAPmodelâ€ who takes credit for liberating Iraq with his modem, and one guy fought with heroism in a war for his country, both in Vietnam and when he returned. So guess who is a â€œpompous, do-nothing, faux-populist, Establishment blow-hard with the Vietnam obsessionâ€? I wonder how many bullets the tough-guy blogger has taken for his obsessions. (Anybody ever aim an AK-47 at that P-town toilet?) If youâ€™ve got a strong stomach, you can find it here.