Tag: Republican Party

Meet the Trumpkins

A crop of Republicans are betting that a Trump-style mix of crassness and white grievance will bring them victory in 2018.

They’re Not ‘Mass Shootings.’ They’re Republican Shootings.

They have no shame. They will never have any shame. The Republican Party–that foul entity that surrendered its dignity to the NRA and the arms industry decades ago–is, for all intents and purposes, an unindicted co-conspirator in the deaths of 58 people in Las Vegas one week ago tonight. The GOP’s steadfast refusal to consider… Read more »

Thoughts and Prayers for Jimmy Kimmel

Integrity is not good for one’s career prospects on network television. You have to think that ABC executives are beside themselves with anxiety due to Jimmy Kimmel’s courageous condemnations of the Republican Party’s firearms fetish–especially so soon after he called out the GOP’s fixation on snatching health care from millions of Americans. Outside of ABC… Read more »