We have security theater, congressional hearings theater, protest theater, theater theater, and now shutdown theater.
They do not appear interested in why the earth warms and cools over eons, let alone the endogenous and exogenous influences on that cycle. Their behavior, as it becomes more extreme and predatory, is not even politics. Advocates’ attitudes toward science, and toward politics, indicate they started out as do-gooders who evolved into bullies. They merely want to have their way.
We will have to see what Mueller’s investigation actually produces. Meanwhile, I’m happy to say, theories about shady people who conspire to do bad things are back in vogue right now.
For everyone who wants to think through what’s happening around us, thank you, Mr. Pie.
Hillary Clinton should never, ever have tied her political career to President Obama’s, essentially saying she would give the nation Obama’s third term. Al Gore made a mistake when he did not ask President Clinton to campaign for him. Hillary Clinton made the opposite error.
Trump may be a master charlatan, but charlatans are small fish. His ego makes him think he’s a big fish, but that doesn’t make him one. We need leaders, not egomaniacs. Just ignore him.
Watch Stephen Colbert draw a big chalk cartoon of the Donald’s penis on the Late Show.
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The speakers at the Cheney roast made fun of Cheney’s affinity for waterboarding. That’s right. They chuckled and guffawed their way through multiple gibes about a form of torture that simulates drowning.
Like other narcissists, Trump does not hide what is inside him. He is supremely confident in himself. His followers like that quality.
Roger Goodell should have stood by Bob Kraft, an owner who stood by his quarterback. But Goodell is a weak man. He shows it in almost everything he does.
Clinton’s willingness to pull the Khans into the maelstrom of arguments about patriotism and sacrifice that inevitably follow a disastrous war makes you wonder what she won’t do.