Hacks and Flacks

Having blogged for some time now, I understand that there are partisan divisions in the political blogosphere, and I understand as well that they are here to stay. That having been written, it is worth noting--as James Oliphant notes--that port-side bloggers are acting as publicity agents, apologists and all-around hacks on behalf of the Obama …

The Center for American Progress and the Abuse of 501(c)(3) Status

As part of its organizational bio, the Center for American Progress (CAP) describes itself thusly: The Center for American Progress is an independent nonpartisan educational institute dedicated to improving the lives of Americans through progressive ideas and action. . . . [. . .] The Center for American Progress is an independent nonpartisan educational institute under section 501(c)(3) of …