Tag Archives: America’s Lowest Common Denominator

Roger Ailes: “Legacy” should mean remembering someone for what they actually stood for

Roger Ailes, the man who crafted Fox News and reshaped the cable news is presented, died Thursday at the age of 77. There’s been a lot of comments about the… Read more »

A teachable moment? Please….

The Dunning–Kruger effect is a cognitive bias wherein persons of low ability suffer from illusory superiority, by mistakenly assessing their ability as greater than their actual capability. The cognitive bias… Read more »

“[T]he real heart of anti-anti-Trumpism is the delight in the frustration and anger of his opponents”

[M]uch of the conservative news media is now less pro-Trump than it is anti-anti-Trump. The distinction is important, because anti-anti-Trumpism has become the new safe space for the right. Here… Read more »

“[R]ight now, the press has a lot of questions to ask of you and your administration”

You, sir, are a dangerous person. After the latest events of yet another week of conflict and chaos surrounding you and your surrogates inside the White House, you have lost… Read more »

Here the be monsters, Part Deux

The above graphic was the masthead of the Huffington Post earlier this week. I can’t help but wonder if it might not be a bit premature, seeing as how the… Read more »

This is how democracy dies: “Every critic, every detractor, will have to bow down to President Trump.”

THIS IS HOW DICTATORSHIPS START.#RESIST#shareblue pic.twitter.com/fsUfDleLSG — Shareblue (@Shareblue) May 10, 2017 Who would've thought that a 70-year-old reality TV groper with multiple bankruptcies and no diplomatic experience would suck… Read more »

If it’s a Republican, it’s “flexible leadership;” if it’s a Democrat, it’s the worst sort of treason imaginable

The more Republicans try to protect their president by downplaying the very curious and apparently very frequent contacts between Russians and Trump campaigners, the more it looks as if they… Read more »