"Country not right," warns columnist Tom Friedman, summing up his feeling on the state of the Republic. "Subscribing to the big lie that this election was stolen has become a prerequisite now for thriving, surviving and rising in this Republican Party," he says.
Tom Friedman: “We are not OK. America’s democracy is still in real danger. In fact, we are closer to a political civil war — more than at any other time in our modern history.”
So I guess Tom Friedman is that guest who has overstayed his welcome.
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I wrote about how the big dumb boat stuck in the canal is a result of the big dumb idea behind globalization. Thanks Tom Friedman!
tom friedman'>Writer Tom Friedman blasts today's GOP saying they won't make the smallest sacrifice to defend freedom. "If they had been at Normandy Beach we'd all be speaking German today. If they had been on the Western Front we'd all be speaking Russian... There's no defense of freedom."
History will remember the "supine nature" of the GOP, says Tom Friedman. The party became "a political brothel that rented itself out by the night to whoever could energize its base…Sarah Palin, the Tea Party and Trump but in the case of Trump, he took over the whole brothel."