Talking about mentally ill as some sort of “other” part of society whose rights are privileged at the expense of everyone else, and suggesting that they’re more dangerous than other members of society when statistically that’s not even close to being true. Using that stereotype as the premise for the idea that they… Read more
Andrew Yang is barely giving a policy here. Saying that you don’t have a choice in turning down care because I’m the mayor isn’t a great policy. Pointing out where this could lead based on historical evidence isn’t wrong.
It’s so fucking disheartening to see someone both advocate for the expansion of desperately needed psychiatric care and be so callous about the people who need help. Yang’s right in that we badly need more available beds in psych hospitals. I know from personal experience what a nightmare it is to find out that… Read more
Nah, I'm good. Fuck sitting at a dinner table with Marsha Blackburn. Not a goddamn thing is gonna come out of this that helps people who need it.
“This is how the real world works,” said the Jezebel commenters who never had to meet with people willing to kill them and their constituents.
There is nothing, absolutely NOTHING, you can accomplish with people who aren’t held accountable and who perpetuate harm as their *job*. Read more
Why extend your credibility to people who don’t deserve it? Why make it that much harder to call the GOP what they are? “Oh, they’re dangerous and ignorant hatemongers who want to essentially end the concept of popular democracy in America? Why’d you have a bunch of them over for a big happy time dinner then?” Read more