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I left the Republican Party. Now I want Democrats to take over.

“Should I stay or should I go now?” That question, posed by the eminent political philosophers known as the Clash, is one that confronts any Republican with a glimmer of conscience. You used to belong to a conservative party with a white-nationalist fringe. via I left the Republican Party. Now I want Democrats to take […]

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If you back Trump for his tax plan, you have to own his racism, misogyny and amorality too

Republicans long ago ceased to regard tax cuts as a normal policy position to be analyzed on the merits; they have become an article of faith like the virgin birth and Hillary Clinton’s awfulness. via Max Boot in the LA Times: If you back Trump for his tax plan, you have to own his racism, […]

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Donald Trump’s Biggest Disinformation Campaign Yet

Donald Trump’s Biggest Disinformation Campaign Yet By the same logic, anytime the CIA talks to Russian agents it, too, is “colluding” with Russia.

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How the ‘Stupid Party’ Created Donald Trump

How the ‘Stupid Party’ Created Donald Trump Many Democrats took all this at face value and congratulated themselves for being smarter than the benighted Republicans. Here’s the thing, though: The Republican embrace of anti-intellectualism was, to a large extent, a put-on. At least until now. Eisenhower may have played the part of an amiable duffer, […]