Tag Archives: campaign 2016

Feel Like I Been Taking Crazy Pills #429

Okay, this is just weirdo a doodle flapjacks time. I can think of lots of ways of thinking about the 2016 campaign, especially in terms of globalism vs nationalism (or diversity vs solidarity) or policy vs celebrity or probably a … Continue reading

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Too Many Bullets to Dodge…

In 2008 I supported Hillary Clinton over Obama because I thought he was too young and inexperienced (his terms did not change this perception for me). Part of me thought that his 2008 run was a rehearsal for a later … Continue reading

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Color Me Unsurprised

This really doesn’t surprise me at all. Had I been told of the design of the experiment my predictions would have been pretty much exactly what their results showed. Far from not accepting Trump style debate and body language from … Continue reading

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The Glass may be Broken, but it’s Still Partly Full…

I was talking politics with one of the few Americans in Poland that I know at present. He had been away from Poland (and the US) for a few months and we were catching up on the craziness of the … Continue reading

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Bill Kristol Explains Everything…

The single best explanation for why Donald Trump won the election in 2016, come quite unintentionally from well-known Neocon (and asshole) Bill Kristol. The occasion was an American Enterprise Institute discussion earlier this week, which was quite fortunately recorded. While … Continue reading

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More Dumb Anti-Trump Strategy

The idea that boycotting the inauguration will hurt Trump’s legitimacy (or prove to the American publica that his election was illegitimate) is completely bass-ackwards. The meta-message sent out by politicians boycotting Trump is: Trump is a danger to the established … Continue reading

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Trump’s Best Enemies

This is what I mean when I say that unhinged Trump enemies are working to get him re-elected. All that all the drahma and hysteeeria are accomplishing is lowering the bar for Trump’s performance. All he has to do now … Continue reading

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The DNA Made Me Buy This Dress!

Pretty much all addiction narratives seem to be about relieving people from the burden of  responsibility. The very concept of addiction itself serves to relieve the addict of responsibility and most medical models of addiction and AA are also about … Continue reading

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Giving the People What They Want (Good and Hard)

Trump is not about politics or policy in any traditional sense at all. His entire shtick is calculated to provide value for the American consumer and he’s already working overtime to do that. As long as you feel something, he’s … Continue reading

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About the Name

To recap, let’s review a term or two from professional wrestling (PW). I’m obsessed with this because if there’s a better analogy to the current political situation in the US then I don’t know what it is). work: The standard … Continue reading

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