Newsweek CW Boosts Clinton, McCain, Slams GOP Base as 'Nativist'

Newsweek's "Conventional Wisdom" column is a weekly window into the leftist soul of the editors at the weekly magazine. This week's CW is no different, as it insults the GOP conservative base as "nativist" while boosting Sen. John McCain, disses conservative Fred Thompson, lauds Hillary Clinton's "blood, sweat and tears" win in New Hampshire:


arrow up Hillary

Blood, sweat and tears humanize her enough for N.H. win. But S.C. on 1/26 looks daunting.

arrow neutral Obama

From sure thing to even odds. Needs to show he can get waitress-mom vote.

[...] arrow up McCain

Mac is back! But won’t get amnesty from GOP nativists for his “Amnesty Bill.”



arrow down Thompson Mr. Sleepyhead wakes up in time to bash Huck. Go back to bed, Fred.

Ken Shepherd
Ken Shepherd
Ken Shepherd is a writer living in New Carrollton, Md.