Steven Den Beste weighs in with a typically-masterful take on the late, unlamented Mehdi Army and the large, lamentable Blob. An apertif:
What I found myself wondering… was whether Michael Moore may, in the end, turn out to be the American Loonie Left’s Muqtada al-Sadr.
He’s become the rallying point. He’s raised the flag, and the most motivated LL’s are flocking to support him. He’s become their poster boy, their public face. He provides a focal point; he’s a magnet around which they can gather and organize.
He has chosen the ground they will defend