The current GOP simply cannot win democratic elections, or at least not for much longer, under the current American system and with its changing demographics. Faced with those facts, the question becomes what to do. Especially from the party that always likes to talk about running government like a business, you would think they would realize that the market is changing and modify their product mix to accommodate the changing demand. Sorry to use all the business metaphors but that’s my academic training.
I’m back. I have at least one story from my time away but that will wait for another day. Today I want to talk about a trend in contemporary American politics which was exacerbated during the time I was away. In a word it is truth or more specifically the lack thereof.
Today’s article is basically a continuation of Sunday’s and certainly of the catch up variety. I am including one new item which I will commence with because much is destined to be left on the cutting room floor.
There is no need to make things up (unless you are a present day Republican trying to justify your position) because the truth gives you more material than you can possibly cover in five op-eds a week. If you haven’t figured it out by now today’s article is another catch up attempt.
It’s not a rule but it seems a lot of my Thursday articles are of the clean up variety. This will certainly be one of them. Continue reading Another Thursday Clean Up