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Blogger Jonathan Chait: GOP ‘Needs To Be Burned To The Ground And Rebuilt,’ And Trump Could Do The Job

February 8, 2016 by


By Tom Johnson ~ In a Friday piece, New York magazine’s Jonathan Chait delved into why he’d welcome seeing Donald Trump atop this year’s Republican ticket. First, he thinks Trump “would almost certainly lose” in November. Chait (pictured) also offered two meatier reasons. One is the possibility of permanently driving a wedge between the party’s […]

Blogger: Since Political Correctness ‘Is About Being A Decent Human Being,’ It Annoys Racist, Sexist Conservatives

February 6, 2016 by


By Tom Johnson ~ Daily Kos writer Mark E Andersen makes political correctness sound healthy and utterly bland — the ideological equivalent of plain oatmeal. “Political correctness is nothing evil,” declared Andersen in a Sunday post. “It is not a liberal plot…It is about being a decent human being—period.” Andersen hinted that some non-decent, anti-PC […]

NYT Column: Cruz And Rubio Not Really Latino Because Not Liberal

February 5, 2016 by


By P.J. Gladnick ~ Your last name could be Cruz or Rubio but unless you pass the stringent political tests of certain self-appointed gatekeepers, you are not authentically Latino. One such gatekeeper is Roberto Suro who wrote in a New York Times column that Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio can’t be considered to really be Latino […]

Lefty Blogger: Trump ‘An Ideological Match’ For Conservatives, Since They’re Greedy, Hate-Filled, And Easy To Command

February 1, 2016 by


By Tom Johnson ~ Once upon a time, Martin Longman didn’t think Republicans were so bad, but that was before the Tea Party, before the Iraq war, before Fox News became a major force. The Washington Monthly blogger detailed his decades of disillusionment in a Tuesday post. According to Longman, events which eroded his belief […]

Lefty Professor: America Needs To ‘Take Seriously The Role That Stupidity Is Playing’ In Republican Politics

January 27, 2016 by


By Tom Johnson ~ Calling into question the brainpower of right-wingers is a longstanding practice. John Stuart Mill famously said that even though he didn’t believe conservatives were “generally stupid,” he did maintain that “stupid persons are generally Conservative.” Penn State professor Sophia McClennen followed that tradition in a Monday piece for Salon, and, yes, […]

Lefty Blogger: Greed And Ignorance Make ‘Political Conservatism Especially Ripe For Con Artistry’

January 4, 2016 by


By Tom Johnson ~ Ben Carson seems to be joining the likes of Michele Bachmann and Howard Dean on the list of presidential candidates who generated a lot of early buzz but became distant also-rans well before a nominee was chosen. According to Washington Monthly blogger David Atkins, Carson’s campaign also offers yet more proof […]

Media Blindness

January 4, 2016 by


A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ The Dry Bones Online Academy of Cartoon Advocacy and Activism is dedicated to building an army of cartoonists to fight the distortions and lies of the biased media! For further information about the Academy, please click on this link. Read More by Yaakov Kirschen at Dry Bones .


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