Entries by mistermix

READ THE BILL

One of these images is the bill that Republicans will vote on sometime tonight or tomorrow. Principled deficit hawk Jeff Flake, concerned Susan Collins, and champion of regular order John McCain have all rolled over for this heaping pile of hot garbage. I’m sure we’ll all be treated to puff pieces in Politico or Axios […]

Oops He Did It Again

I think we can cut the “if true” bullshit: Beverly Young Nelson, speaking Monday at a news conference in New York with women’s rights attorney Gloria Allred, said Moore sexually assaulted her when she was 16. Nelson said that Moore physically attacked her in a car, grabbing her breasts and trying to force her head […]

Two Smart Pieces About Two Dumb Things

Dumb thing #1: “we must understand and convince hard core Trump voters”. The latest example of this is a Politico piece that found some of the dumbest and saddest Trump voters in Appalachia.: […]polling continues to show that—in spite of unprecedented unpopularity—nearly all people who voted for Trump would do it again. But as I […]

Grab Your Mother’s Keys We’re Leaving

I’m still hung up on suburban voting, because I think the suburbs are going to turn on Trump in 2018 and 2020. Imagine you’re a middle management wage earner at some corporation or small company. You and your 1.75 children live in a tract home. You and your spouse both work. Juggling day care is […]

Waste It Again and Again and Again

Adding to what DougJ said this morning, I live in a mostly white, affluent Rochester suburb that sent two Democrats to the town board, and one to the county legislature, in the first time in probably forever. Both town board candidates ran a good campaign – one of them visited my house this weekend and […]

Donna Brazile Has Lost The Plot

I’m willing to believe that DWS was a Clinton stooge and fucked up the DNC. (I’ve never bought that the primaries were “rigged”-that’s a crock of shit that misreads the reason Sanders lost primaries.) So, I was willing to give Brazile the benefit of the doubt on her first set of revelations. But this, my […]

Cancer

Donna Brazile has her campaign post-mortem out, and it is brutal for Debbie Wasserman-Schultz, Robby Mook and, ultimately, Hillary Clinton: Right around the time of the convention the leaked emails revealed Hillary’s campaign was grabbing money from the state parties for its own purposes, leaving the states with very little to support down-ballot races. A […]