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Defunding versus Replacing: why are they being covered so differently?

The Washington Post recently published an article on the newest Right wing conspiracy, WRT. White replacement theory. Last December, the Associated Press and NORC conducted a large national poll examining conspiratorial ideas including this one. They found that nearly half of Republicans agree to at least some extent with the idea that there’s a deliberate […]

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Justice Thomas will not resign.

The time and effort devoted to explaining why Justice Thomas must resign or all that is unprecedented about Ginni Thomas’ activism is wasted effort. It would be better spent explaining these two points.

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What liberals should learn from Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson

Respectability politics is like treading water and waiting for conservatives to toss you a life jacket. They will never toss it. And when you give up and drown they’ll blame you for giving up. Clearly you didn’t want it enough.

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Repulsicans The Stupid Coup

Catch 1/6 is the new Catch 22

If you take the GOP at it’s word, you can not investigate Trump for anything he did before he became president-that’s a witch hunt. You can’t investigate Trump for anything he did while in office because that is subverting the will of the voters. You also can’t take action once he leaves office, it’s too […]

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How the GOP could push millions of kids back into poverty and blame Biden

It’s a Republican version of win-win. Destroy a social program that works while blaming Biden for the consequences.

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Repulsicans The Long Game

How Republicans made themselves undateable

I want you to imagine an early-20 something young woman in prime dating age. Her formative years start after 2010. Ask yourself, what would she have noticed about the Republican party in her formative years?

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Orwellian Conservatism

The term for this kind of conservatism is Orwellian.

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Abuse of national security for partisan politics is just something Republicans do

From: cnn.com last Nov 2020. “A second official tells CNN their goal is to set so many fires that it will be hard for the Biden administration to put them all out.It’s a strategy that radically breaks with past practice, could raise national security risks and will surely compound challenges for the Biden team — […]

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The real CIA disinformation campaign is the friends we made along the way.

The Q crowd will not snap to reality because of this Michael Flynn leak. They will respond to it like they respond to everything else-inventing new and bigger conspiracies.

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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 […]