Electability is bullshit.
It’s a nebulous term that voters use because they want to
beat the sonofabitch in the White House, and that pundits use because they don’t
want to come out and say that they think old white men have a better chance of
winning because white men are shit.
We’re picking a candidate to take on a sitting President and
that takes some balance between picking someone we believe in, whose policies
we endorse, and who we think can beat the sonofabitch mentioned above.
That leads to a lot of angst and questions about whether we
have anyone who can beat him at all.
Here’s a little brain cleanser for you. All the candidates
with a significant chance to win the nomination can win, and most of them would be favored to win.
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As I write this, the administration is refusing every
request and every subpoena from Congress in an effort to either derail every
investigation before it starts or to force Democrats in the House to begin
In word and deed, the entire class of Republicans, from
Donald Trump to Devin Nunes to Mitch McConnell, to Brett Kavanaugh, to the rank
and file in both houses have, almost without exception, displayed their naked
contempt for the rest of us at every opportunity.
They are more corrupt than anyone could have imagined, appear
to be governing based on what will make themselves more money, and give the
appearance of selling American policy to unfriendly foreign governments.
Why do they think they can get away with this?
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Nobody cares because not even my mother reads this blog, but
I figured I’m going to piss off someone
and they’re going to accuse me of being a shill for some candidate or other, so
I figured I’d put my preference out there at the start so I can point to it
So, yeah, I’m going with Kamala Harris.
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