Tag Archives: This Is How Democracy Dies

2017: The year of the Big, Beautiful Lie

The lie of the year is a sustained effort by the American President to deny direct interference by a hostile foreign power in a Presidential election. Not clear there has… Read more »

America’s Lowest Common Denominator metaphorically fellating Donald Trump

The war is finally over. No, not the one in Afghanistan. And no, it’s not even the war on drugs. It’s the battle over semantics that conservatives have long been… Read more »

When screaming about “freedom” and “liberty” is code for “censorship”

On Friday night, the Washington Post reported that the Trump administration had banned the Centers for Disease Control from using certain words in any official documents being prepared for next… Read more »

Season’s Greeting and Happy Holidays from our new kakistocracy

in retrospect, the "war on Christmas" was one of the loudest and clearest warnings of how toxically stupid politics would become https://t.co/XFbimzDQnV — Simon Maloy (@SimonMaloy) December 9, 2017 We… Read more »

Creating an alternative reality shouldn’t be an option for a President

In 2016, Trump created an alternative reality for voters. In 2017, he's creating an alternative reality for himself https://t.co/O0vreooRvx — Steve Benen (@stevebenen) November 29, 2017 In 2016, we had… Read more »

“It seems my Christian cross really offends them!”

To anyone surprised at Trump retweeting the British far-right group Britain First: One of his campaign slogans was literally America First, a phrase used by American Nazi sympathizers during WWII… Read more »

Sarah Huckabee Sanders: Calling her a liar is appropriate…but “a chunky soccer mom?”

Columnist apologizes for calling Huckabee Sanders a chunky soccer mom https://t.co/8mb0sXhQrb pic.twitter.com/nVuqTufYHv — hypervocal (@hypervocal) November 4, 2017 A columnist is apologizing after writing an “insensitive” description of White House… Read more »

RIP, America (1776-2017); if only you’d died of natural causes

While all agree the U. S. President has the complete power to pardon, why think of that when only crime so far is LEAKS against us.FAKE NEWS — Donald J…. Read more »

“[T]he same standard [should] be applied to this president as the past president”

White House Spox: If Trump Walked Across The Potomac, The Evil Media Would Report He Can't Swim [VIDEO] – https://t.co/zQsJXJ1YnQ pic.twitter.com/RKiBnKPWMg — JoeMyGod (@JoeMyGod) March 6, 2017 A White House… Read more »