By mislabelling the radical members of the Republican Party “conservative,” the mainstream media gives them a veneer of respectability.
The GOP is no longer a serious political party. Instead, it’s now a coalition of disparate groups made up of racists, homophobes, misogynists, gun nuts, conspiracy theorists and the ultra-rich.
Morgan Marietta, David C. Barker: A less Trumpy version of Trumpism might be the future of the Republican Party
Donald Trump lost the 2020 election, but his populist ideas may continue to animate the Republican Party.
The violent storming of the Capitol by pro-Trump extremists underlines the face of crises to come.
Here Are the Names of Every Republican Who Voted to Overturn Election Results.
A good deal of recent commentary about the Republican Party conceives of it as a Trumpist rump devoid of any ideology save the acquisition and maintenance of power[….] This is nonsense.
Thanks to a half century of insidious “trickle-down” philosophy—which astoundingly continues to be preached by many of the super-rich—inequality has stretched our nation nearly to the breaking point.
The normal to which we are supposed to want to return is what gave us Donald Trump in the first place, and the forces that produced that outcome have not gotten weaker in the interim
No one seems to know what to think or how to feel right now. The stress is building and the threats to this election are so poisonous, it makes you quiver with fear.
Can someone’s political identity actually affect their ability to process information?
The danger that more armed right-wing thugs will take to the streets and shoot people is now a very real threat all across the country.
Trump is the sociopathic bully who having been bullied in childhood by a sociopathic father now bullies his way across America, taking his cues from “strongmen” like Vladimir Putin, Kim Jong Un, and Hitler who bullied his way across the Rhineland and Europe.
This pairing of a white supremacist mobilization with a robust voter suppression effort targeting people of color means Trump’s desperate bid to hold on to power is escalating dangerously.