Articles by: Wendy Gittleson

From Facebook to the Debt Ceiling to Norway – Ideologues Kill

From Facebook to the Debt Ceiling to Norway – Ideologues Kill

The story of the shootings in Norway have captivated America, I think in part because Anders Behring Breivik does look like the boy next door, but also because he is an ideologue, much like an increasing number of Americans. An ideologue is defined in Webster’s Dictionary as an ‘impractical idealist.’

by Wendy Gittleson· · Political Rants
The Lie of the Great American Hero

The Lie of the Great American Hero

This week, Presidential candidate Michele Bachmann stuck at least one of what seems to be an inexhaustible supply of feet in her mouth. On the day she announced her run for the Presidency, Bachmann, who spent her childhood in Waterloo, Iowa, told Fox News, ‘I want them to know just like John Wayne is from Waterloo Iowa, that’s the spirit I have too. It’s embracing America. It’s sacrificing for America.’