A lot of ink has been spilt on the issue of whether Trump is a fascist, mainly for two reasons. Continue reading “Trump, Part 2: Ur-fascist”
Let’s tackle that juiciest of cocktail party conversation topics: Continue reading “Trump, Part 1: Manqué Jughashvili”
So the final two days of the DNC introduced us to Tim Kaine and the “real” Hillary Clinton. TL;DR Continue reading “DNC Day 3,4: La commedia e finita”
The current online consensus is that the gender of the current presidential nominees marks an historic moment for presidential elections. What about Continue reading “DNC Day 2: A fish without a bicycle”
There is a spectre haunting the DNC – the spectre of Bernie Sanders. Continue reading “DNC Day 1: The revolution will not be televised”
While his former GOP rivals kowtowed, Trump’s band played Eminence Front. This is either a considerable Freudian slip or Continue reading “RNC Day 3: Lift not the painted veil”
Over the past day Cleveland has had much in the way of political pablum, optimistic speculations, and general flatus vocis. However, the mood ring of the fifth estate has declared their standout moment: Continue reading “RNC Day 1: Melania Trump, (non)agent provocateur”
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