Stand up now, or forever hold your peace

As the crisis in the Middle East continues to escalate and Israel now targets the UN in southern Lebanon, a number of prominent, so-called liberal bloggers in the US have responded with…virtual silence.

If the likes of Daily Kos and Talking Points Memo want to barely engage on this subject, and simply stick to partisan hackery, their usefulness should be questioned. Political commentary isn’t simply about installing a Democratic President in the White House.