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The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.

H.L. Mencken

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

The Intersection Of Stupid St. and Asshole Ave.

That story there is a 100% distillation of why the modern GOP is insane.  It's not that the individual members are necessarily insane, though I wouldn't recommend being stuck on an elevator with Steve King or Virginia Foxx, it's that they have created a world that is beyond the workings of facts and reason.

When I started this blog, the basic premise was that the GOP in particular was turning its back on the basic Enlightenment tenets that founded this country.

And boy howdy does this story bare that out.

UPDATE:  Another version of kind of the same thing:

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