At some point someone is going to chisel a hole into Elon Musk’s ego that is just large enough to slide a spreadsheet through. And Elon will look at the numbers. Wide eyed. And in an exasperated voice Mr. Musk will ask “you mean we need those libtard snowflakes to be happy for Twitter to be worth anything?”
Republicans always want credit for some shit they supposed to do: JD Vance edition.
With apologies to Chris Rock, Republicans always want credit for some shit they supposed to do: JD Vance edition.
And local politicians
The idea that local politicians should stand between you and basic rights in a thing that Republicans believe.
The litter box moral panic machine
In his book On Bullshit, Harry G. Frankfurt argues that the difference between lies and bullshit is that while a liar knows what the truth is and chooses falsehood, the bullshitter does not know the truth and does not care.
Justice Thomas will not recuse himself and everyone should explain why
Justice Thomas is accountable to no one. The GOP will not vote to remove him from office. Justice Thomas will not recuse himself in conflicts of interest let alone resign. He doesn’t have to and no one can make him.
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.
Bullshit mountain happened ten years ago.
The idea that the GOP has lost touch with reality and is focused on non-issues isn’t a new idea. Ten years ago, Jon Stewart faced Bill O’Reilly and coined the term “Bullshit Mountain” for what is now sometimes called the Fox Cinematic Universe. Every moment of this debate feels current because the fundamental problem of… Continue reading Bullshit mountain happened ten years ago.
It’s better to be a swing state than a colony
Republicans have missed an opportunity they almost never miss. They could have crafted a narrative that if Biden came through with aid for Florida, he was buying votes. If Biden stalled-wanting climate change to be addressed in an aid package-then he was ignoring Red state voters. That kind of damned if you do, damned if… Continue reading It’s better to be a swing state than a colony
Conspiracy theories have been a core organizing feature of the modern GOP for the past half century.
Donald Trump deploys conspiracy theory as a political mobilizing tool designed to capture anger at the liberal establishment, to legitimize racial resentment and to unite voters who feel oppressed by what they see as a dominant socially progressive culture. From: Opinion | Why Conspiracy Theories Flourish in Trump’s America – The New York Times No,… Continue reading Conspiracy theories have been a core organizing feature of the modern GOP for the past half century.
Everyone knows why Fox will not cover Jan 6th
There is a feedback loop between right wing media hosts telling the base only what they want to hear and the base only listening to media that tells them what they want to hear.