When conservatism becomes entirely about grievances about perceived bias, perceived lack of representation and perceived suppression of their identities, you end up with Wokeservatism. And this is the dominant version of conservatism in the US today.
Category: The Long Game
No one actually thinks fertilized eggs are people
Begging the question on when life starts and claiming that the only thing the law must do is enforce a woman’s obligation to carry an embryo to term.
Brandolini’s law and the Durham report
Brandolini’s law states “the amount of energy needed to refute bullshit is an order of magnitude larger than to produce it.” and we are seeing this in action during the coverage the Durham report.
Republicans really do think voter fraud is common and unpunished
Fox viewers think that voter fraud is both common and unpunished. They think people vote illegally all the time and never get caught. And they think this because of Republican messaging on the topic that is sent out via Fox and other right wing media sources.
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?
How the right treats Kamala Harris explains a lot about the right.
If you do everything right. Republicans will not hold you up as the embodiment of the American Dream, alive and well in the US. They will question why you should have a nice pan and mock your choice in headphones.
The gaslighting will not stop with Roe.
The exact same people who spent decades gaslighting you about the half century effort by conservatives to overturn Roe by insisting that Roe is safe will soon switch to gaslighting you by insisting that conservatives will stop with the overturning Roe.
Right-wing moms prove critical race theory by attempting to ban MLK Jr. book
Tennessee Republicans earlier this year passed a law in response to the conservative panic about “critical race theory,” barring the teaching of certain concepts in classrooms including “teaching that one race or sex is inherently superior to another; ascribing character traits, values, moral or ethical codes to a specific race or sex; that the United… Continue reading Right-wing moms prove critical race theory by attempting to ban MLK Jr. book
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.
Louie Gohmert invoked The Air Bud Rule
While the House Judiciary Committee was conducting official business the Republican Party objected to on entirely political grounds, meaning that the investigation would uncover republican criminality and corruption they wish to leave covered, one representative, Louie Gohmert decided that he would disrupt the hearing by making noise. When confronted about this, he stated “Then there’s… Continue reading Louie Gohmert invoked The Air Bud Rule