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A thoughtful piece on the culture war and the need for a “Surge” .

Animus Turbare

Admittedly, I’m new to the “Right-O-Sphere,” at least from an action point of view. That’s not to say that I wasn’t following closely and keeping myself informed. That’s how I became aware of Andrew Breitbart – mostly through his television appearances. Even though I never knew the man, I could tell that there was something about him that made you want to listen to what he had to say – and he knew what he was talking about. He had a charisma that came through the TV screen and made you take notice. He Andrew Breitbartwas one of the influences that made me start this blog.

To be sure, this is not a tribute piece. Not knowing the man personally, I think it would be inappropriate. Besides, there are several moving tributes from his close friends, to which I could add nothing. I recommend reading this and this to get a personal…

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Hot Air Reports 

 

@dancathy just called me. #ChickFilA has already set a world record today, with 7 more hrs to go in the West. #OutOfChicken

— Rick Warren (@RickWarren) August 2, 2012

 

Not a word about today’s activities has been whispered on Chick-fil-A’s feed even though CFA has been trending on Twitter off and on all day. As noted in the earlier post, the suspicion is that the company’s lying low about what’s happening in order to extricate itself from the front line of the culture war, but I wonder if today’s outpouring will draw some sort of recognition tomorrow. If Dan Cathy’s willing to tout the numbers to Rick Warren, presumably an official acknowledgment and thank you is on the way.”