The Kinder, Gentler American Taliban

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Aug. 9 2010 3:55 PM

The Kinder, Gentler American Taliban

Markos "Daily Kos" Moulitsas points to the cover art for his upcoming screed about conservatives:

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Clever! The smiley face worked wonders for Jonah Goldberg's "Liberal Fascism," one of the most influential political bestsellers of the past decade. Indeed, this might be the first non-horrible cover in the wave of Books About the Crazy Right, as the first two stuck to the theme of "famous people's heads falling down."

David Weigel is a Slate political reporter.