Heading into the last 14 days, the advertising and messaging strategies for the two sides deem fairly well set. For the GOP it's inflation, gas prices, and crime. And for the Democrats it's their accomplishments, reproductive rights, and GOP...
Joy Reid just had a great segment on MSNBC, which started me thinking. Not always the best thing to do. But this time my thoughts took me to a very good place for November. I'll explain. For decades now there...
You who read me know that I'm a student of political axioms, bromides, and adages. Sprinkle them in liberally, sometimes proving them, sometimes disproving them, but always trying to put them into a current political context. And here we...
If you'll indulge me for a moment so that the rest makes sense. One of my all time favorite movies is Ruthless People with Danny DeVito, Bette Midler, Judge Reinhold, and Helen Slater. In the movie, Devito married Midler for her...
You know, racist dog whistles are nothing new in American politics, going all the way back to the Civil War. In the 1860's it was the Dixiecrats who used racism to try to stop Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation from being passed. That lasted until the...
As if things weren't already bad enough for the RNC and the GOP in general, what with Traitor Tot sucking up every spare sou of grassroots fundraising, now they have another problem to worry about. Their own traditional fundraising. Rachel...
Far be it from me to claim I know how the cool parties work in NYC. Being the politics and Major League Baseball nerd that I am doesn’t get me invites to the cool parties here in the boontoolies...
After watching clips of drumpf’s hate orgy/campaign rally last night, during which Marge Greene, freed now from the fetters of her inconvenient failed marriage, seemed to be auditioning for a spot as the Orangeutan’s running mate in two years,...
History is replete with examples of really shitty governments offering terrible governing principles, but most of them have 1 thing in common. A strong, charismatic superstar at the top who brings it all together. And once they're gone, there's...
No one here that I know of has ever suspected that the Orangeutan’s eldest son is the sharpest piece of cutlery in the ole knife block; I mean this is the idiot that regularly videos himself in front of...

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— Margaret Mead