I’m beginning to think that I romanticized the Progressives, after hearing the claptrap of the one-party state attacking itself. The Progressive movement had progressive republicans and progressive Democrats. There was a lot of infighting. Intraparty conflicts led to my first … Continue reading →
The latest S.L.A.P.P. against a former porn star is especially egregious. I’d share the details but this is a G. audience blog. And most people watching the U.S. election have already heard or read this latest American presidency race to the bottom. So just think about what G.R.O.P.E. could stand for — either GOP Reprisal Opposing Public Exposure; or Grotesque Retribution Opposing Public Exposure.
No matter what, this goes way beyond a civil war against women: It’s now criminal.
Fred and I disagree on almost everything “substantive” about American politics*, especially in 2016. But we do agree on ten things: Here’s the list:
Nate Silveris a political scientist, and a social engineer, given that during election #3 he categorically failed to predict Trump (538’s prediction was in the margin of error, according to their statistics or data crunch).
Anthony Weiner is a man’s man within the male-dominated political world of scandals, no matter how many scandals people postulate Hillary Clinton is embroiled in.
Men, and women, and all genders, who act like men, are self-serving egotists who will hopefully begin having their own public scandals while in public service, thereby achieving parity of all sexes.**
Former NY Representative from Queens Anthony Weiner should get a Ph.D. but not teach ethics or the politics of scandals, let alone practice the latter, unless it is an extension course on the politics of the need for more men in childcare and parenting.*** (Alec Baldwin’s interview deserved an A of sorts for his interview of Weiner)