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Repulsicans

Does Howard Kurtz know the Republican party exists?

For much of America, Joe Biden is the president-elect, going about the business of assembling an administration, giving a speech yesterday to announce the creation of a coronavirus task force. World leaders are calling to congratulate him. But other parts of America believe President Trump that the “lamestream media” are trying to hijack the election […]

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Repulsicans

Mitch McConnell was the biggest winner on election day

In Jan 2021 the following statements will all be true: The Senate will be in the hands of the GOP The SCOTUS will have a 6-3 Republican majority The President will not be Trump He can redirect his party’s hatred to the president Mitch McConnell will not have to face voters until 2026. A huge […]

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trumpsterfire

Don’t be fooled by the President Coffee Boy act

Trump? Never heard of him. I think he might have gotten us coffee and helped us appoint judges. It’s really easy to feel a sense of schadenfreude reading this, but you shouldn’t. This isn’t good news. This isn’t the GOP fever breaking. This is the GOP taking off their MAGA hats, putting them in the […]

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Repulsicans

AEI’s Danielle Pletka pens a cover version of Goldwater’s 1975 editorial on Jimmy Carter

Danielle Pletka want you to know she doesn’t like Trump. She has no interesting in defending Trump. But she may be “forced” to vote for him because the Democrats haven’t done enough to convince her that they aren’t crazy socialists. Crazy socialists who nominated -checks notes- Joe Biden. Danielle Pletka is practicing Chickenshit Conservatism; a […]

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Shitpost

Maga Nonmueller: With apologies to Martine Niemoller.

Then they came for my post office and social security and my kids school but by then there were no more liberals to blame for not defending me. So typical of the tolerant left.

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Repulsicans

Law and Order and Vigilantism and Conservatism

This seems like a contradiction; one in a seemingly endless list of contradictions, but it isn’t. There is no contradiction here. You are just making an incorrect assumption on what the purpose of law and order is to conservatives.

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The Long Game

The Voter ID argument is backwards

I’m tired of playing defense on this. I don’t want to argue to stop them from making it harder to vote, I want to argue for ways to make it easier to vote and have them try to stop it.

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trumpsterfire

Trump’s payroll tax deferral: It’s just burning down the country to collect the insurance money.

There are many ways to describe the GOP policy of running up the debt and then using it to justify draconian cuts in public spending. Bruce Bartlett called the Two-Santa Theory. I prefer a more direct and honest description: Burning down the country to collect the insurance money.

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Repulsicans

The ongoing threat of Trump’s cancel culture.

The lack of comment from the free speech right on Trump’s cancel culture makes no sense until you consider the possibility they only have interest in free speech when there is an opportunity to take a condescending tone towards liberals.

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trumpsterfire

Obamagate is just Benghazi 2.0

Bill Barr’s DOJ has just released a report showing that the 29 FISA warrants met the appropriate standards, showing that the Russia investigation wasn’t a hoax or a witch hunt. And this can mean only one thing: there will be multiple investigations into those 29 FISA warrants.