First was Leonard Pitts' from Monday about facts being stubborn things, but they are facts.
To listen to talk radio, to watch TV pundits, to read a newspaper’s online message board, is to realize that increasingly, we are a people estranged from critical thinking, divorced from logic, alienated from even objective truth. We admit no ideas that do not confirm us, hear no voices that do not echo us, sift out all information that does not validate what we wish to believe.Read the whole thing here. BTW, His Valentine's Day column on Sarah Palin was quite the read.
Today, E. J. Dionne addresses "The Elephant at the Health Care Summit".
Obama is saying: Look -- he always says “look” when he’s impatient -- Democrats have already included a lot of Republican suggestions in these health reform bills, and here they are. What more do you want? If the only way to get Republican votes is for moderate and liberal Democrats to enact conservative Republican ideas into law, that’s not bipartisanship. That’s capitulation. Can’t you see that?