'Terror Bagger?' 

Over at DailyKos, a rosy-eyed liberal writes that today's tragedy in Austin "should inject a bit of caution into the anti-government flame-throwers on the right." Commenters refer to the alleged pilot, Joe Stack, as a "Terror Bagger." Another dons the blinders to suggest that his manifesto is a "tea bag" document, but that

"This guy probably wasn't a typical teabagger, but more likely a conservative businessman who blames the government for his failure."

From reading this, you wouldn't even know that Stack's apparent suicide screed contained a cross of left-wing, anti-corporate, anti-religious ideology and personal insanity. But let's not rush to judgement: Despite these similarities, Joe Stack is by no means an indictment of the Daily Kos website or its membership.

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David Freddoso came to the Washington Examiner in June 2009, after serving for nearly two years as a Capitol Hill-based staff reporter for National Review Online. Before writing his New York Times bestselling book, The Case Against Barack Obama, he spent three years assisting Robert Novak, the legendary Washington... more
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