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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

Monday, July 31, 2017


Hugh Hewitt, stenographer for the Right, has noticed something important: everything Trump touches gets turned to shit.  Not policy, of which there is none.  Rather the direction of the West that Brexit and Trump seemed to foreshadow has turned in quite the opposite direction.

Of course, it's probably a long, long time until we can get rid of this Mango Mussolini, and he can screw things up in the short run.  However, perhaps he can cement the important values of this country simply by standing in opposition to them.

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