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The Party of Stupid

Yes, I know this cartoon posits the unthinkable, but the real unthinkable is anyone, male or female, with an axe to grind who walks into a school and starts disassembling children using actual weapons of war... and the Republican Party clutches its beloved bags of NRA donations to its chest and proceeds to do everything in its power to prevent a solution to the problem.


John Stewart Mill wrote the following in the 1800s:

“I never meant to say that the Conservatives are generally stupid. I meant to say that stupid people are generally Conservative. I believe that is so obviously and universally admitted a principle that I hardly think any gentleman will deny it.

Suppose any party, in addition to whatever share it may possess of the ability of the community, has nearly the whole of its stupidity, that party must, by the law of its constitution, be the stupidest party; and I do not see why honorable gentlemen should see that position at all offensive to them, for it ensures their being always an extremely powerful party.

I know that I am liable to a retort, and an obvious one enough; and as I do not wish to allow any honorable gentleman the credit of making it, I make it myself.

It may be said that if stupidity has a tendency to Conservatism, sciolism, or half-knowledge, has a tendency to Liberalism. Something might be said for that, but it is not at all so clear as the other. There is an uncertainty about sciolists; we cannot count upon them; and therefore they are a less dangerous class.

But there is so much dense, solid force in sheer stupidity, that any body of able men with that force pressing behind them may ensure victory in many a struggle, and many a victory the Conservative party has gained through that power.”


One last thing that continues to eat at me: Mitch McConnell held open a seat on the Supreme Court for almost a year waiting for a Republican president to take office and fill it with a useful fool. How did Mitch know the Russians would interfere with the election JUST enough to sneak a traitor into the White House? Trump, an undeniable laughing stock to anyone with a working set of neurons who, nine months prior to voting day, didn't stand a chance in Hell of winning the election... and then the Russians hacked the DNC and fed the info piecemeal to the public.

But Mitch, good old Mitch, knew somehow Trump was fated to save white America.

So my the real question is why isn't McConnell festering in a dank cell for getting chummy with Russian oligarchs and dooming us to a Supreme Court that is suddenly this country's worst nightmare?


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Lefty News for May 19, 2023

Disney (giggle) pulls the plug (snort!) on $1 billion development in Florida. (Bwahhh-hahahahahaaaa!)

Poll suggests Biden will kick Trump's ass in 2024.

Trump was probably (Probably?) lying about his classified document claims.

Supreme Court declines to block Illinois assault weapons ban.

FBI revokes security clearances of three agents over January 6th issues.

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