As I’ve said before: the USA does not have a polarisation problem, it has a fascism problem.
The USA’s conservatives are now effectively liberal. The Republican party is now the party of reactionary fascism.
Don’t believe me? Look at this XKCD Chart. The left wing of the Republican party is being purged buy the far right, by calling them RINOs then replacing them with far right candidates at elections. The only place a moderate conservative will be accepted now is in the Democrats.
LA Times editorial:
Now in Breitbart Vision:
The comments are out of the “It’s a Good Life” Twilight Zone episode: “It’s so good that the left media is upset.”
at least they can’t wish us into the cornfield…
That dangerous child might end up wishing everyone out there.
I love how Breitbart calls the editorial “strident, and nearly hysterical”. Yet another dogwhistle for their acolytes.
I think we’ve already been wished into the cornfield
There are another three LA Times editorials to follow. Breitbart is going to run out of dogwhistles to add to the pile.
Spin spin spin, don’t look at the Russians!
The Mainstream media are watching their Russia election-meddling narrative teeter on the brink of collapse. They’re holding their collective breath hoping it doesn’t topple over, like the world’s highest stakes game of Jenga.
Okay, lets break this part down:
- Every week the Russia story crumbles a bit more. Whether it is the loss of credibility of Crowdstrike’s hacking report,
The loss of credibility seems to be a real thing to them. Crowdstrike did update their report, but only peripheral numbers involving Ukraine’s artillery losses. Their central point that “someone” was using particular malware to target Ukrainian artillery C&C seems sound.
Oh, and apparently Comey is back to being a closet Hillary supporter.
- or the revelation by WikiLeaks that the CIA can make a cyber attack look like it came from wherever they want, the leftist media can’t catch a break.
They seem to be claiming that the CIA hacked the DNC, released the emails to WikiLeaks to damage Hillary, blamed it on the Russians, in order to throw suspicions on Trump because … Deep State!
I think this crazy is from the same people who brought you Pizzagate and Sandy Hook was a false flag.
- The FBI and NSA have both testified that there is no evidence that there was any hacking of actual voting,
Nice try, but I don’t think anyone was saying that there was vote hacking. (Hard to do with the various state systems.)
- and the WikiLeaks allegations throw doubt on Russia’s involvement in hacking the DNC or Podesta emails.
Repeating themselves on the CIA leaks, because you can’t have too much crazy in a PR spin.
- Even if they did, the media and the Democrats still have yet to convince anyone that the emails are the reason that voters chose Trump in Pennsylvania, Michigan, and Wisconsin. Despite this, the media zealously chase after every angle of the story, mostly using “anonymous sources” and “individuals familiar with the investigation.”
Hillary Clinton’s email server.
The hacked DNC ones.
Or the Podesta one that the RNC claimed was “re-opening the investigation” two weeks out from the election, that Comey closed the weekend before with “Nothing found, carry on”. The polls were under-reporting Trump, but that definitely gave him a needed bounce.
Let’s get back to whom on Trump’s team spoke with someone from Russia, or their investment fronts in Cyprus, m’kay?
Then you weren’t paying attention, LA Times. That’s on you.
I’m fascinated to see how the rhetoric on Breitbart evolves if the rumors of Bannon lashing out at Jared Kushner and threatening to quit are true. Will a post-Trump Bannon make Breitbart into an anti-Trump attack rag?
We could find out sooner than later…
To be fair: the one thing we know Trump is actually good at is firing people.
Never know how to feel about it. Will they go out and find someone worse?
I read such an interesting article about how the whole alt-right media was created to sell old white guys scammy investments and bogus viagra.I read it on Facebook in my phone so I will try to find it again. It was written during Mitt Romney’s run. It was about how he didn’t start sounding truly right wing until he just outright started lying.
Axios is reporting one of these old white guys:
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), who developed a bond with Trump as one of the earlier congressional leaders to support him, and remains a confidant.
Wayne Berman of Blackstone Group, a Washington heavy-hitter who was an Assistant Secretary of Commerce under President George H.W. Bush, and a key adviser on eight presidential campaigns.
David Urban of the Washington advisory firm American Continental Group, and a former chief of staff to the late Sen. Arlen Specter (R-Pa.). Urban helped Trump win an upset victory in Pennsylvania, and was in constant cellphone contact with the candidate throughout the campaign.
Gary Cohn, Trump’s economic adviser and the former #2 at Goldman Sachs, who has built a formidable team and internal clout.
All prob use viagra
Breitbart’s line on Bannon has been that he stepped down because his job was done and anyway he hardly went to meetings and everything’s fine so relax, guy, don’t worry about it. It’s hard to see how the rumours and allegations will rise above hearsay so I imagine they’ll keep pushing a line of “we’re always winning and anything else is fake news” on the subject.
I think breitbart is better understood in terms of the Mercers’ agenda. Bannon is just the guy they hired to push their message so if he rage-quits now I wouldn’t expect to see him back at breitbart. So I don’t think Bannon will be making breitbart anything, but if the Mercers find themselves voiceless in the Whitehouse it will be interesting to see how breitbart responds.
“If Bannon leaves the White House, Bekah’s access and influence shrinks dramatically,” said the GOP operative who talks to Mercer
He’s good at firing them because he sucks at hiring them.