I don’t think any of us believe that Trumpism is going away. To the extent that we take any comfort from the current chaotic state of the Republican Party, it’s that it seems mainly to be defined by the QAnon craziness of Marjorie Taylor Greene, the alleged perversion of Matt Gaetz and the cartoonish cynicism of Josh Hawley. Yes, we need to keep an eye on them. But they’re so out there on the fringes that the amount of damage they could do would appear to be limited.
Which is why an essay published recently by Glenn Ellmers of the Claremont Institute should chill you to the bone. Running at more than 3,200 words, Ellmers’ screed is nothing less than an assertion of authoritarianism and white supremacy, dressed up in intellectual garb.
I think it’s safe to assume it is. Time is EDT I think.
I thought her mask fashion show instead of a science based briefing and failure to halt Trump’s drink bleach idea were bad, now this.
Reading her biography it seems to me she’s one of those people who got the degree but really only did good administration work not good science based medicine.
Read this article for more info, I think I might have been the beneficiary of a Ponzi scheme
How safe spaces for transgressive humor, both online and in real life, helped breed a hateful ideology
“If I had to write the impeachment part all over again, I’d really dumb it down,” James Madison said.
Those willing to spread misinformation and incite violence have learned a hard lesson about free markets: Private companies don’t have to associate with them.
Go read the whole thing.
Not only are these guys shitty at their jobs, they keep each other and themselves in power so they can continue to be shitty at their jobs.
Dr. Novella has a very good piece up about conspiracy theory thinking.
It’s sad when a comedian decides they are old enough to step out of character and reveal what a bigoted moronic asshole they really are.
Source: John Cleese disappoints me