An article from the “New Republic” on the rising authoritarian ways of the Squatter-in-the-White-House and the Repubes noting in particular the attempt to run roughshod over the DoJ this week and the willingness for the Repubes to look the other way. The Dems MUST re-take the Senate in 2016 and had better re-take the House.
We are a country divided and the distinctions are becoming more distinct. Evolutionary psychology says we treat each other like foreigners with fear, suspicion, and disgust.
Our political divide is so acrimonious, can we actually articulate values that all Americans share? Can we list them? Do we live them?
Naomi Klein makes a prediction: the Ol’ Pussy Grabber will use a crisis to further erode democracy and enrich himself and the wealthy. She says we should be ready, and she gives us five steps to follow. Know them. Live them. Be ready for the quiz.
Jared Kushner wanted a back alley communications channel with the Kremlin. Comey soils the reputation of the FBI. Gianforte makes assaulting reporters acceptable. The GOP is attacking the institutions of our democracy.
The news out of the WH in the last two weeks has been absolutely extraordinary. Everyone is AMAZED that the admin is so inept, clumsy, obvious. But, should they be amazed? We have a NARCISSIST running the executive branch of the government! What did anyone expect?