You had me at Frida Kahlo….
“There are commonalities where we can make connection points.” Wait.What?In 2018?
And that, sir, should be the “mic-drop” final statement on the entire subject. Alas, Truth and Reason are the natural enemies of an organization who uses the term Tyranny loudly when faced with those, thereby giving people a boogeyman to hate without truly delving into a rational consideration of the entire subject.
Kind of like remembering Burnside for only the muttonchops.
Nice Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna cameo….
Words vs. deeds, as usual. Which is why I am determined to ignore Twitter and focus on what is being done behind that smokescreen. The policy folks in the administration have probably come to embrace his Send button, as it draws the spotlight from the real impact-laden efforts that should be under greater scrutiny.
And sorry for the double entry — hotel Wi-Fi signals stink
Just because Jones is in Austin doesn’t mean we like it…. and yes, he’s a threat to the Republic, but he’s also a frightening mirror of an increasingly visible and emboldened part of it….
Keep this panel handy….. I have a feeling it will be needed again… and again…. and again….
May we anticipate a Barbara Jordan sighting?
We’ve seen how poorly nostalgia has worked, too. Tom Brokaw hit upon something when he said how the biggest factor to the current president’s lifelong success has been an unshakable confidence in himself — selling his partners, family, media and party on his greatness. The political establishment had calcified in its navel-gazing and policy wonkiness, which didn’t allow for communicating and connecting with the grumbling “middle”. This is an age of outsize personality, and the biggest prize will go to the best marketer. The D’s have yet to find that ultimate sales closer after WJC and BHO.