This latest episode of Russian skulduggery can serve as a test for the depth of Trumpism in the conservative consciousness
Letting the system burn to the ground may start a conflagration that we will never be able to control. This is the danger of Apocalyptic Liberalism. An actual Apocalypse.
CONSERVATIVES WHO REJECT DONALD TRUMP'S NATIONALISM DO HAVE SOMEONE TO VOTE FOR Okay, look. Progressives are almost certainly going to vote for Hillary Clinton. They don't want to, but they will because--Trump. Bottom line. It's frustrating to have to be in this position when there was a candidate who represented our interests for the first... Continue Reading →
DISCUSSING THE 2016 PRIMARIES AT THE KAMINSKI CODE PODCAST With Joseph Kaminski and Elliot Declet. And they were good enough to edit out my colossal sneeze about half way into the discussion! It was great fun sitting down with serious students of the political scene and sharing my wisdom and having a few laughs while... Continue Reading →
DR. MOREAU'S BEASTS NOW HAVE A LEADER The ignominious fall of Ted Cruz and John Kasich from the GOP primaries only confirms what the polls have been saying for quite some time. The GOP is the party of Trump and all that the billionaire media personality represents. This is quite the shock to people who... Continue Reading →
A CLASSIC WITH CONTEMPORARY RELEVANCE Back in 2010, just over six years ago, I wrote this post about the frightening turn I was seeing among conservatives as they approached the midterm elections with bloodied claws. I was appalled by the level of visceral animus articulated by the newly risen Tea Party conservatives. There was something... Continue Reading →
THE 2016 PRIMARY IS BRINGING THE INTERNAL TENSIONS OF BOTH PARTIES INTO THE PUBLIC ARENA ...and this is a good thing! The 2016 Primary Season is the most transformative and definitive primary in almost half a century. This is true for both parties as they struggle with their own, unique existential crises inherent in their... Continue Reading →
AND CHILDISH CONSERVATISM "If you're not a liberal when you're 25, you have no heart. If you're not a conservative by the time you're 35, you have no brain." --Winston Churchill? Actually, no. Winston Churchill never made the above statement. Regardless, it is universally attributed to him and is a foundational quote in support of... Continue Reading →