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@MattZeitlin Sure, but the general consensus is that the US is a right-wing country despite our nationalized passenger railroad, our municipal water companies, and our state-owned postal enterprise.
I regret to report that the backlash to the backlash to the Peloton ad has now become dumber than the original backlash ever was.
I kind of feel like Democrats are stumbling toward a set of intraparty fundraising norms that’s supposed to advantage leftists fueled by small donors, but at scale is going to advantage rich people who can self-finance.
The fact that each random billionaire’s thoughts on Elizabeth Warren is a news story is itself a powerful demonstration of the disproportionate political influence of the very rich.
Trump has vetoed five bills as president — four of them were efforts to reduce US support for Saudi Arabia.
The Chinese madam selling access to the president via his private beach club in Florida is a mind-boggling scandal but we’re really and truly numb at this point.