William Safire, New York Times op-ed columnist and erstwhile Nixon speechwriter, has weighed in against the recent decision by the Federal Communications Commission to lift caps on media concentration in America. Regulate the FCC [NYTimes.com]. I don’t think this really makes him a liberal — more likely a libertarian — but it once again illustrates the old maxim that politics makes strange bedfellows. Another example is the current alliance between New York Sen. Charles Schumer and the Christian Coalition on an anti-spam bill. A tangled Web indeed.