12 March 2010 @ 10:19
…is awarded to the Sam Adams of the modern Right, Andrew Breitbart:
They call us tea-baggers. They call us racist, sexist, homophobic, and we are finally punching back. It’s over, dude. It’s over. You think you’re gonna be able to put the genie back in the bottle? It’s over. And if you don’t like my aggression, there are going to be millions more of me. Because the new media provides the tools and there are millions out there who are outraged. Now they realize, ‘Wow, anybody can do that. We can hold these people accountable. We have the means. We have the technology’.…is also awarded to Stacy McCain [who turned me on to this Breitbart quote] for his comments on Mr. Brietbart:
…Some people are fearful of superior intelligence and others are envious. Admiration is more appropriate, and Breitbart combines raw brain power with a fierce contempt for liberalism and a refusal to be intimidated by power.We need a Sam Adams and Mr. Breitbart fits the bill.
This is not to say that Breitbart is faultless or immune to criticism. It is, however, to say with unexaggerated sincerity that he is a man as potentially valuable to American conservatism today as Buckley was in 1951….