When ol’ Jefferson Beauregard Sessions was called to task for calling undocumented immigrants filth, he and the Repubes all responded in predictable righteous indignation. And, this is how the GOP cons votes out of poor white conservatives. It is the perfect example.
Gaslighting. It’s terribly popular to accuse the Ol’ Pussy Grabber of being a gaslighter, but what is he doing exactly? Is it on purpose with malice aforethought or is it accidental? Is it habit? Let’s expose the Ol’ Pussy Grabber…
Why do conservative white voters vote against their best interests? To really understand, we need a deep story and the Great Paradox. I review Arlie Hochschild’s “Strangers In Their Own Lands” to find out.
Trump is a racist! Clinton is a bigot! Whatever Kaepernick is doing! Race and racism is seemingly every where right now, but where does it come from? What drives whites to be racist?
With Donald Trump assuming the Republican nomination for presidency, many GOP politicians who once opposed him, are now, if not endorsing, at least supporting him. This post takes a look inside the cognitive gyrations necessary to accomplish this feat.
Once a falsehood or an honest mistake has been introduced into the electorate, it can take on a life of its own. It can be very difficult to scrub this from the consciousness of the population. This post explores the reasons behind people clinging to a disproved lie or errors like death panels in the ACA.