The GOP is a failed state, Donald Trump is its warlord. The 20 rebels are saying they rule the GOP, which they do. The narrowness of the GOP majority, which they are responsible for, brought the fracture into the open in a way that is unbridgeable.
Running ads portraying Black candidates as soft on crime — or as “different” or “dangerous” — Republicans have shed quiet defenses of such tactics for unabashed defiance. For the Trumpers it was always about all about race.
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In sending incumbent Liz Cheney to her premature retirement in Tuesday’s primary, Wyoming struck a blow against conservatism. Her defeat is the latest demonstration that Trumpism now eclipses conservatism as the reigning faith of the Republican party
Hitler was satirised in the clubs of Weimar Berlin. It didn’t stop him. We need to understand what’s happening, to physically confront it, and, through struggle build an alternative politics that can win back vast swathes of working people.
This book, published two years ago (as was this review), remains timely, especially given decisions already handed down by the evangelical Christian U.S. Supreme Court majority, as well as those expected from the Court later this month.
Now more than ever, they need to keep their focus and pass their agenda. But is that what they think? Democrats need to change the topic to what they have accomplished while in power. But of course they have to accomplish it first.
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