Craig Crawford (political blogger and author, “The Politics of Life”), Imogen Lloyd Webber (political analyst and co-author, “The Twitter Diaries”), Joe Romm (editor, ClimateProgress.org, and author, “Language Intelligence”), Mike Lofgren (former Republican congressional analyst and author, “The Party Is Over”), Judge Richard Posner (Chicago’s Seventh U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals) and Dave Zirin (sports editor, The Nation, and host, Edge of Sports Radio).
“The growth of the electronic media has fostered extremism of all sorts because the problem is that people who used to have really extreme views on anything, … they didn’t think these views were widely shared.” —Judge Richard Posner watch video
“Everything that could reduce pollution and make people healthier, he’s against. If it’s pro-pollution and makes the oil companies richer, that’s what he’s for.” —Joe Romm watch video
“Cycling is a niche sport. … Very few people in this country follow it avidly. But you know what’s not niche in the United States? Cancer.” —Dave Zirin watch video
“Even amid this deadly clutter of high-profile gun-play, no one will defy the NRA.” —Eliot Spitzer read post