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Our word of the day is “leverage”

A few days ago, I suggested on this site that Donald Trump, by pardoning Joe Arpaio, was signaling that he wouldn’t leave office willingly, like Nixon, but instead intended to fight, even if it meant fracturing the GOP, and perhaps the entire country, beyond repair. By rewarding Arpaio for his blatant contempt for civil rights […]

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While Trump is fighting the battle of Phoenix, McConnell is preparing to win the war

Describing himself as “very presidential,” Donald Trump took to the stage in front of a small crowd of supporters in Phoenix last night, and proceeded to rant for over an hour an a half about how unfairly he’d been treated by the “fake news” and “crooked media,” who, he added, don’t, for some unexplained reason, […]

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An unshackled Steve Bannon grabs Breitbart like a jagged, broken beer bottle, and begins lunging at his perceived enemies

When Steve Bannon was fired this past Friday, after serving eight month’s as the President’s chief strategist, Trump tried to put a positive spin on it, suggesting that Bannon was destined for bigger and better things as private citizen, unshackled from the constraints of Washington, and once again able to take on the “fake news” […]

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Richard Spencer told by MSU that he and his fellow Nazis are not welcome in East Lansing

Yesterday, Michigan State University confirmed that the National Policy Institute, a fascist think tank led by white supremacist Richard Spencer, had requested the opportunity to have Spencer speak on campus. Today, the university’s president, Lou Anna K. Simon, issued the following statement, making it clear that he and his organization are not welcome. “After consultation […]

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My hate mail from the Fox News viewers of Michigan

A few days ago, a friend of mine in San Francisco, in an attempt to better understand how Facebook’s ad targeting system works in practice, invested a few dollars and boosted a recent article of mine about Trump’s response to the white nationalist terrorist attack in Charlottesville. As I understand it, he specifically targeted Fox […]

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