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The Stupid Coup

ordinary citizens engaged in legitimate political discourse

After the vote, party leaders rushed to clarify that language, saying it was never meant to apply to rioters who violently stormed the Capitol in Mr. Trump’s name. “Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger crossed a line,” Ronna McDaniel, the Republican National Committee chairwoman, said in a statement. “They chose to join Nancy Pelosi in a […]

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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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Devil’s Advocate Total Lawn Care

The defining feature of the Faustian Bargain is that the devil gives you what you ask for and you are worse off for it. The defining feature of doing business with Trump is that every single person who makes a deal with Trump get access to the MAGAverse and is worse off for it.

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media The Stupid Coup

I do not believe that Scott Adams raped and killed a girl in 1990

If someone does have proof that Scott Adams raped and killed a girl in 1990, they should provide that proof to the appropriate authorities rather than continue to spread this vile rumor that Scott Adams raped and killed a girl in 1990

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The Stupid Coup

Many people saw Jan 6th coming. We should be listening to them.

If you have been following the decline of the GOP since the tea party era, or since the Gingrich era-you knew this was happening.

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The Stupid Coup

Mark Meadows and the Three’s Company Defense

I know it sounds like someone was attempting a coup by overturning the legitimate election results but in reality Janet was just about to sew a button on Jack’s pants.

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The Long Game

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.

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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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How the NY Times covered Trump’s extrajudicial schemes in 2016.

As long as the Times allows Republicans to be normalized, you are never going to reach the large number of people who tune out politics and are not aware of what is at stake in the midterms.