Monday, September 09 2019
An old white guy recommends taking American tax dollars to go to primarily black countries and finance the extermination of their future generations.
Colonialist? Imperialist? Racist? It would sure seem that way. And in a media culture that currently prides itself on its wokeness, the poor sap who suggested something so ignorant and so offensive should expect to be exposed and buried.
Unless that old white guy is a notoriously hypocritical socialist Senator from Vermont named Bernie Sanders, that is. In that case, everyone in media yawns and starts talking about President Trump’s sharpies...
Monday, September 02 2019
It’s been a bad weekend for MSNBC’s Chris Hayes. I’ve always thought Hayes is a smart guy, but at the same time, he’s always demonstrated himself to be incapable of escaping the prison of his own ideology. That has always limited his effectiveness and propelled him into saying some really foolish things. His recent mini-TED talk on the Electoral College was just the latest example.
A few observations…