not “a hero of 9/11” or “a guy who happened to be in office on 9/11” but *the* hero of 9/11. i’m actually kind of impressed that even in the midst of an acrimonious divorce from this guy she is spouting his own propaganda for him! Read more
The really sobering thing about that graph is that our closest rival in military spending and most dangerous near peer threat, China, got a huge portion of their military budget from Americans buying iphones and cheap crap at Walmart and on Amazon.
I’m curious how “we need a candidate who can stand up and beat Trump” squares with “oh, you can’t say anything mean about him!” Trump will also be calling Biden “Sleepy Joe” or “Forgetful Joe” or whatever, the only difference is that Trump won’t be clever enough or remember enough to catch when Biden immediately… Read more
Voters whose votes are determined solely by social conservatism are going to vote for the Republican over the Democrat in Senate and House races ten times out of ten. There is no point trying to win those voters over. Most voters, though, aren’t like that. There is no requirement that elections in red states have to… Read more
For fucks sake, given the choice between a conservative Democrat and a republican, the conservative voter will go with the Republican every. single. time. The problem is not that Dems need conservative/Republican voters— it is the fact that these conservative Dems don’t bring out the vote of liberal independents and… Read more
“There were these hearings in the ‘30s where they brought rich people in front of Congress and just kind of trashed them.”