- Jan 16, 2010
Happy tank day everyone
It's interesting when the best thing that can happen to your career in US politics is to have the President* personally attacking you.Man
Ilhan Omar rules.
I suppose with the coming democratic election there's a potential big split coming in the Democratic party between the old and new guard, they'll have to see if their 30 years of bowing to capital will continue or if the younger members (& Sanders) are going to be the future. Pelosi is doing her best to hold it all together but something is clearly going to give.It's interesting when the best thing that can happen to your career in US politics is to have the President* personally attacking you.
It would be interesting if this joker ends up mobilizing leftists en mass, getting them out to vote. The alternative is him winning and the US turning into (more of) a third world shithole country I suppose.
“Historians have a word for Germans who joined the Nazi party, not because they hated Jews, but because out of a hope for restored patriotism, or a sense of economic anxiety, or a hope to preserve their religious values, or dislike of their opponents, or raw political opportunism, or convenience, or ignorance, or greed.
That word is “Nazi.” Nobody cares about their motives anymore.
The kind of racist hatred that used to be hidden away in backwaters like Mississippi and Alabama and Louisiana and practiced by the likes of David Duke is now part of our national conversation. It’s taken over our daily political life.
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