It’s Thursday Threatcon, your intelligence briefing on right wing activity. Below are the best reports, investigations, exposées, and debunkery of the wingnutosphere this week. Due to yesterday’s Glenn Beck rally against the Iran nuclear nonproliferation deal, our Threatcon Color Code is GOING ROUGE

  • DsMTwoShoes

    What was the tune Lord Cornwallis had the band play while the British and Hessian troops marched out of Yorktown to surrender to Washington?
    “THE WORLD TURNED UPSIDE DOWN”
    That seems to be what the John Birch Society is striving for. A world turned upside down and remade on the image of Koch, Walch and Oliver.

  • muselet

    • Thanks for the link to hetheremme’s blog post. It explains Kim Davis better than anything else I’ve seen.

    • Every so often, Chris Wallace actually commits an act of journalism. It doesn’t happen often, but it’s usually impressive when it does.

    • There’s a reason Charlie Pierce routinely refers to “school reform” advocates as grifters.

    • The anti-abortion movement has always been anti-contraception at its core. The public objections to Griswold v. Connecticut have centered on the “right to privacy” the Right hates so much, but the idea that people can have consequence-free sex is what really makes their blood boil. Anhedonic scolds, the lot of ’em.

    –alopecia