...from frothing-at-the-mouth attacks from the Legions of Palin. Any political organization that doesn't tolerate honest and constructive internal criticism will not last long, though I think it's telling that even such an impeccably aligned blogger as Erickson gets accused of being a closet leftist when he dares to point out areas for improvement for Queen Sarah. While I'm not holding out for a Charles Johnson-style declaration of independence, I think Erickson has just seen the ugly side of the social right wing that scares so many independent-minded young people away from the modern-day GOP.
By the way, Erickson acquitted himself on Colbert better than anybody gives him credit for.
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