It goes without saying: This year’s election will be the most tweeted of all time. But if you’re looking for sharp, insightful, funny political commentary in 140 character installments, you have to look pretty hard. To save you the trouble, Salon got its best political minds together to come up with a list of the 50 absolutely essential election-related feeds. Before you ask, out of modesty we’ve deliberately left out our own ace political team: @SteveKornacki, @JoanWalsh, @koxinga21, @aseitzwald, @irincarmon, @pareene, @jillrayfield and @Salon_Politics. As for the ranking, well, don’t read too much into it — each one of these feeds is fantastic. You can follow the full list here. Check it out and let us know what you think.
The survey findings also show a significant correlation between trust in Fox News and negative attitudes about Muslims. Americans who most trust Fox News are more likely to believe that Muslims want to establish Shari’a law, have not done enough to oppose extremism, and believe investigating Muslim extremism is a good idea. There are even differences among Republicans and white evangelicals who trust Fox news most and those who trust other media.
At least that means 65% believe the opposite! Right?!?
America doesn’t really understand how to respond to a revolution. The demonstrations in Egypt have nothing to do with Tea Parties or Neo-Conservatives or Twitter or Facebook or Fox News. But don’t tell Americans!
The media is biased in favor of American action. People on CNN and people on Twitter both demand that Barack Obama and the State Department “do something” about the demonstrations. Announce our support for democracy! Use diplomatic voodoo to make Mubarak step down!