Category Archives: Conservatives

Clearly, The Rothwell Paper Indicates That There Is A Genetic Basis For White Trump Support

And I mean that as seriously as when I argued that Massachusetts whites were genetically superior to Alabaman whites–which is to say, not all. But I’m getting ahead of myself. One of the more frustrating things of this election cycle … Continue reading

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The Republican Grift And The Rise Of Il Trumpe

Ryan Cooper makes a very good point about the belated opposition to Il Trumpe (boldface mine): But that brings me back to the hamfisted incompetence that has characterized the anti-Trump forces from the very start, from Jeb Bush’s pathetic showing … Continue reading

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Fighting The Imaginary Demons In Their Heads

From Public Policy Polling, we learn this interesting tidbit about Trump supporters: More specifically 40% of Trump voters think that ACORN (which hasn’t existed in years) will steal the election for Clinton. That shows the long staying power of GOP … Continue reading

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The Odd Thing About The Democrats’ Big Tent Approach: The Missing Identity

Since the Democratic convention, when it became clear that Democrats are trying to attract Republicans repulsed by Il Trumpe, there has been a lot of discussion about how Republican voters–more precisely, college-educated ones (the white part is implicit)–could be pulled … Continue reading

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No Nation Can Endure Half Fox News And Half Free

To use Comrade driftglass‘ phrase. Pathetic (boldface mine): Instead, as Media Matters for America documented, the network’s hosts offered punditry as a video about Capt. Khan’s death played, and then showed an anti-Clinton attack ad about Benghazi, followed by commercials, … Continue reading

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Government Schools Versus Government-Contractor Schools

Apparently, conservatives, in line with their scorched earth approach to governance, have decided to call public schools ‘government schools’ (boldface mine): Somewhere along the way, the term “government schools” entered the lexicon in place of references to the public school … Continue reading

Posted in Bullshit As a Load Bearing Structure, Conservatives, Education | 2 Comments

Norovirus, The GOP, And Public Health Policy, Oh My!

Admittedly, the norovirus outbreak at the Republican National Convention has led to all sorts of ‘shitshow’ jokes, but there really are policy and political angles to this. As we’ve noted many, many, many, many times, the greatest norovirus vector–in English, … Continue reading

Posted in Conservatives, Food, Fucking Morons, Public Health, Viruses | 2 Comments