Category Archives: Conservatives

Thoughts On “The Nonpartisan Nerd Parade”

To use Buzzfeed’s phrase. Hughes (boldface mine): The programming could be called a lot of things. Inspiring, maybe. Nerdy. Wholesome. Boring. But it was not in any way controversial. And in that way it felt like a missed opportunity, bizarrely … Continue reading

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Petty People: The Mitch McConnell Edition

Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, protecting the dignitude of the Senate (boldface mine): Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has apparently been ignoring Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) since moving to silence her on the Senate floor in February, Warren … Continue reading

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Brand Before Country

Making America great again (boldface mine): Trump’s three oldest children — Donald Jr., Ivanka and Eric — and Kushner have been frustrated by the impression of chaos inside the White House and feel that their father has not always been … Continue reading

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Zigging When Democrats Should Be Zagging: The Ed Markey Edition

Look, Massachusetts Democratic Senator Ed Markey is a good person, but these are exactly the wrong instincts (boldface mine): Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA) said Monday that, if Democrats regain control of the Senate and the White House, they will reverse … Continue reading

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The Thing That Should Terrify Republicans About Tuesday’s Special Election In Kansas

In a word: turnout. While the Democrat lost Tuesday night, he only lost by seven points, while, in 2016, the Republican won by thirty-one points. Kind of a big swing. But, as always, there’s a numerator and denominator to worry … Continue reading

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Sessions’ War On (Some People Who Use Certain) Drugs: A Page From LePage

So Attorney General and elite racist Jeff Sessions wants to restart the War on Drugs, 1980s style (boldface mine): Attorney General Jeff Sessions has brought Cook into his inner circle at the Justice Department, appointing him to be one of … Continue reading

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Trump Is A Typical Fox News Watching Elderly Man

Which means that he’s a hysterical ninny (he’s also a narcissist, which only makes things even worse). Alex Pareene nails it (boldface mine): If you want to understand intra-GOP warfare, the decision-making process of our president, the implosion of the … Continue reading

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