Tag Archives: demagoguery

Personal responsibility for thee, nay for me

Attorneys for a Ohio man who is accused of attacking a black woman at a Donald Trump campaign rally last March claimed their client was acting at the behest of… Read more »

Trumpism: The belief that the American Sheeple can be convinced motor oil tastes just like chocolate syrup

What we call “McCarthyism” our grandchildren will call “Trumpism.” — David Frum (@davidfrum) March 5, 2017 For the sake of argument, I think it would be helpful to ensure we’re… Read more »

“It wasn’t any more shallow or narcissistic than, say, his Twitter feed. So Trump gets praised.”

That Donald Trump is getting bipartisan praise for Tuesday night’s fit of demagoguery masquerading as a presidential address is a frightening demonstration of how his first month in office has… Read more »

How did we get here? You can thank REAL Americans…like Gene Huber, f’rinstance.

The Best Vistor I could ever have!President Trump came to Florida to see me! Wow, never will forget this!@realDonaldTrump @thebestcloser pic.twitter.com/galTF85biz — Gene Huber (@Squeakey6) January 9, 2017 Gene Huber… Read more »

“I will…allow our representatives of faith to speak freely and without fear of retribution.”

WASHINGTON — President Trump vowed Thursday to overturn a law restricting political speech by tax-exempt churches, a potentially huge victory for the religious right and a gesture to his political… Read more »

“Politics is a way of ruling divided societies without undue violence”

Over the past generation we have seen the rise of a group of people who are against politics. These groups — best exemplified by the Tea Party but not exclusive… Read more »

Ignorance and demagoguery: This is how fascism comes to America

People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use. – Søren Kierkegaard I dream about a world where it is totally legal… Read more »

Make America Think Critically Again

I increasingly find myself despairing for my country. I love America, and I’m proud to be American…but I’m very often ashamed at and embarrassed by the astonishingly dense, willfully anti-intellectual… Read more »