To the Right, To the Right…

The Guardian focuses on the “politics of defection” by profiling the “new generation of rightwing rebels,” including Christopher Hitchens, Martin Amis and David Mamet (pictured here). On the campaign trail, Barack Obama offered faint praise for Republican presidential candidate John McCain, conceding that a McCain administration would be superior to the current administration… And on a marginally related note, this video clip of Fox News correspondent Marianne Silber unloading a machine gun live on the air is must-see weirdness. Has a member of the media ever been so unabashedly jingoistic?