Yeah, I think this was my takeaway from the NYT piece, too. That the democrat/leftist strategy re: abortion IS scattered and unfocused when you compare it to the frankly brilliant, long-game, well-executed republican strategy of winning locally first and then using local power to sway federal power. It’s worked so… Read more
For all the success the right has had in setting themselves up institutionally to scale back abortion rights and overturn Roe, they have had basically no success in actually swaying public opinion against abortion...according to this article basically the same percentage of people now support a conditional abortion… Read more
Another good one...Don’t Think of an Elephant is a great book to understand how republicans control the narrative across the board, even within the democratic base.
The amount of groundwork conservatives laid over the past few decades is stunning. I don’t feel like it is controversial to say that the left has prioritized the presidency and national advocacy for some issues, to the detriment of certain rights, such as abortion access, on the ground.
Cops. Comedians. Football coaches. Between the three, I can’t decide which of these professions has the biggest discrepancy between the self-image they all seem to have of being super hard tough guys, and the reality that they tend to be thin-skinned ninnies with all the maturity and pettiness of an 11 year old.
Stick to shorts!
From her tweets, she seems like the type who very closely monitors the Google Alert she set up for her own name.