When you stand proudly with the foremost agency of an outlaw security state, you gain something else that guarantees defeat: scorn. So shake it all off, Democrats. You still have time, if you act now.
The United States did not cease to be a liberal democracy with the rise of Trump, and Trump’s dismissal would not save our country now.
“Fake news is a hoax.” Think about that one for a while. Before long you’ll ask, “Is a hoax a …
If Democrats cannot convince people to remove Trump from office, the proceedings will have been a colossal waste of energy, at a time when the party cannot afford to make errors, or waste any of its paltry assets.
Trump and his allies in the Senate need only time the vote for his acquittal during the week before election day. That makes for good political theater: vindication for your supporters, and total deflation for your opponents.
They would have something to say about hopeless wars, hollowed out communities, families who have attended too many funerals. They would say something about how to recover.
If the country wants to rid itself of this man, voters must find a candidate for office who can prevail in this contest.
Clinton told all of us, “You know what to expect with me. You will get more of the same. You can’t say that about my opponent, can you?” Voters opted for unpredictability over stability. “Let’s see what happens.”
Propaganda wars have always been nasty. We are in the middle of another one.
The teams that lost to Maximum Security use tactics like that to exercise their power, to get the authorities to buckle. In this case, they knocked the winner out of the winner’s circle.
“This man was a traitor to his country and he will never be pardoned during my administration.”
If resentment toward Sanders persists so long after he stirred up considerable enthusiasm for Democrats in 2016, you want to ask why. It tells you this party does not want to win.