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.
Tag Archives: war on public education
Proof Of A Pillar
My longtime readers know my theory that the modern Republican party is held up by three pillars one of which is the promotion of ignorance. It’s basically an extension of the Mushroom Theory (which my self-imposed PG rating prohibits me from defining here).
Progressive Sweeping XXIV
Today is one of those days where I have a little bit to say about a lot of things. Let’s get going.
Pay Attention While It Still Matters
Today’s posting is somewhat unusual in that it is primarily an open letter to white, rural voters. Statistically you vote overwhelmingly Republican. You actually believe they are working for your interests. You are deceiving yourself!
What Unites Them
When a political party does not issue a platform at its last national convention – as the Republicans didn’t in 2020 – it is difficult to ascertain just what it stands for. Two year later they had a disappointing mid-term (I’m being kind in my choice of words). In early 2023 they appear to be in both disarray and internal conflict. However, there are few things that unite them and I’ll briefly outline them in today’s posting.