RNC Day 4: The cult of personality

Fitting for a finale, we see Trump has mastered the tools behind building a cult following


Take note – he claps for himself.  Then again, to paraphrase Sontag, Stalinism is simpy fascism with a human face. I’ll try to spell out the differences later.

Donald Trump


RNC Day 2: “The mystic chords of memory will swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.”

The Sanhedrin to Pontius Pilate regarding the opposition
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Chris Christie to the RNC regarding the opposition

RNC Day 1: Melania Trump, (non)agent provocateur


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”