In his 1980 cinematic debut, The Empire Strikes Back, the Jedi master and grammatically-challenged Fozzie Bear soundalike known as Yoda said that “anger leads to hate, and hate leads to the Dark Side.”
Sorry, your greenness, but I’m going to call bullshit. Fuzzy-headed, hippie bullshit. That’s right. I’m sticking up for anger.
Continue reading “In Defense of Anger”
In my previous post, I considered what might happen if Donald Trump failed to concede defeat should he lose his bid for re-election in November of 2020. How likely is such a scenario?
Continue reading “Will The Thing Leave?”
The #MAGA crowd has a nickname for what they see as the
irrational hatred liberals have for their Lord and Savior, Donald J. Trump.
They call it “Trump Derangement Syndrome.” In their eyes, the left is
inexplicably apoplectic because their Great Leader is somehow making America
great again by giving away trillions to billionaires, bankrupting the treasury,
and by not making Mexico pay for a wall.
Continue reading “Russia Derangement Syndrome”
Unfortunately, a Superdelegate is not someone that the Avengers send to a political convention, because that would be kind of awesome. Instead, it’s an undemocratic phenomenon within the Democratic Party that is effectively keeping old school machine politics on life support.
Continue reading “Superdelegates”
It seems like ever since Election Day 2016, twice-failed candidate Hillary Clinton has been showing great creativity in concocting scapegoats and excuses for her failure to defeat what should have been the most easily beatable Republican candidate since Barry Goldwater in 1964. Continue reading “Why Hillary Lost”
Truly viable third parties are the Bigfoot and Loch Ness Monster of American politics. Lots of people believe in them, but there’s no empirical evidence that they exist.
Continue reading “Them Old Third Party Blues”