Category Archives: How Democracy Dies

“We forget all the things we should be outraged about”

Shortly after Donald Trump was elected president, Amy Siskind took one of her occasional trips to Val-Kill, the Upstate New York home of Eleanor Roosevelt. “I needed a Zen moment,”… Read more »

Republican compassion: “This is worse than mean, it is cruel.”

Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) on Monday asserted that the Republican health care plan was “cruel” because it would take health care away from 750,000 people and give the savings to… Read more »

Yes, Virginia…the President really is an impeachment trial looking for a place to happen

The Democrats have become nothing but OBSTRUCTIONISTS, they have no policies or ideas. All they do is delay and complain.They own ObamaCare! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 26, 2017… Read more »

You can’t tell the lies without a program

Speechless. NYT has cataloged Every. Single. Trump. Lie. (Yes, this is every lie in a very, very tiny font size) https://t.co/nko0RW2OfA pic.twitter.com/VNKOnfn3ev — Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) June 23, 2017 Talk… Read more »

It’s not the liar or even the lies…it’s the millions who eagerly believe the lies to be the truth

Trump’s lies are not the problem. It’s the millions who swallow them who really matter | Nick Cohen https://t.co/J2iH6LaaXc pic.twitter.com/Nq5xzJvbOa — McSpocky™ 👽 (@mcspocky) February 10, 2017 MILWAUKEE — If… Read more »

“Every day of his tenure…has been a disaster”

Donald asks "At what point does America get demeaned? At what point do they start laughing at us?" Literally, the moment you were elected. — George Takei (@GeorgeTakei) June 1,… Read more »

“His hatefulness and vindictiveness have normalized a new meanness in America”

Trump's Presidency Has Normalized A New Meanness In America | HuffPost https://t.co/1rflJYf7wS — Liberal Effects (@LiberalEffects) June 6, 2017 [O]n the eve of his election to the House of Representatives,… Read more »