Category Archives: Democrats

Democrats Fire a Warning Shot at the Supreme Court

It only took thirty years or so, but Democrats seem to coming to a slow understanding that the Supreme Court is hopelessly politicized. In an amicus brief, several Democratic senators, led by Sen. Whitehouse (RI) have laid out in very … Continue reading

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Electability and the Candidate That Shall Not Be Named

Before we get into the post, my usual disclaimer that, were I to vote in the Democratic primary today, I would vote for Warren. Onto the post. This week, Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders caused a lot of butthurt … Continue reading

Posted in Democrats, Fucking Morons, News Media

Too Many Democrats Still Don’t Get an Inconvenient Truth: Thoughts on Sanders and the Rogan Show

I realize that Senator Bernie Sanders’ appearance on the Joe Rogan show is like eight Twitter things and three Trump outrages ago, but the whole episode suggests too many Democratic activists still don’t understand a significant fraction of Democratic voters. … Continue reading

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Racism Is an Ideology

A while ago, some asshole with a blog noted: For a lot of white people, racism is a powerful organizing principle through which they organize how they think about the world (that makes it no less reprehensible). But there are … Continue reading

Posted in Democrats, Racism

Going Straight at ‘Em

One thing that’s struck me about Democrats in 2020 is how they’re discussing racism. In 2016, Clinton, though Sanders occasionally did this too, would talk about a set of voters in the third person (‘a basket of deplorables’ being the … Continue reading

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The Failure of Governance: The Dupont Circle Station Edition

In a bit, I’m going to dive into some specifics, but there’s a general problem in much of the U.S., which is that governance, on the whole, is not very good. Basically, we have two choices: Republicans who don’t believe … Continue reading

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Inslee Is Doing Very Well in the Power Primary

A while ago, I discussed what I called the ‘power primary‘: If we briefly allow ourselves to be optimistic about 2021, let’s say Democrats control the House, the presidency, and the Senate. Even in the highly unlikely events of Democrats … Continue reading

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