Ed Driscoll

Devouring Their Own

While Bill Bradley has a cogent and reasoned post-mortem of New Hampshire in this week’s edition of PJM Political on XM Satellite Radio’s POTUS ’08 channel, others aren’t as reserved.

Some on the left blame Diebold for Obama’s loss–which would implicate Hillary’s campaign in a pretty giant conspiracy, if true. Others? Well, as Michelle Malkin bluntly puts it, “Chris Matthews: New Englanders are lying bigots.”

But both examples are predicated on ideas hatched in fever swamps. What is it with the left’s ability to divide and conquer their own constituents?

Update: And speaking of New Hampshire and fever swamps

More: Related thoughts and links via Glenn Reynolds.