Grand Ouroboros Party

That is gorgeous!

I know, I know: not the vibe you were going for!

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I don’t know if you know, but I get the impression from your reaction that you don’t: That’s the Auryn from The Neverending Story

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I did not know that, thank you!

My kids hated the movie so much that we had to turn it off pretty quickly and then I could never convince them to read the book or let me read it to them. So, I am woefully ignorant about it!

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I loved that movie as a kid and couldn’t wait to share it with my own. Turns out it might not have been quite as timeless a classic as I remembered. Ah well.

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I just couldn’t finish that article. Too much vomiting in my own mouth. Blech.

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The Republican Party Is Having an Identity Crisis

The GOP is struggling ahead of the November midterms, with confidence waning it can reclaim control of Congress.

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-08-26/trump-desantis-and-cheney-expose-fault-lines-in-gop-identity

“You’ve got a lot of factions within the party,” Robert Blizzard, a Republican strategist, said in an interview. "It looks convoluted. Are we the Trump party? Are we at the point where we’re DeSantis’ party?”

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It’s like it hasn’t even occurred to them that they could be a party defined by policy and ideals instead of blind allegiance to a single individual.

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Far, far too many of them have a policy which can be summarised in fourteen words.

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Unfortunately, those don’t tend to be good ones for most of us:

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I’d bet on most of it disappearing right up Donnie’s big fat arse.

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Rick Scott oversaw the largest Medicare fraud in history. This is just chump change for him.

You all were stupid enough to trust him with your money?

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“If they were a corporation, the CEO would be fired,”

As I recall the CEO calling the shots for the Republican Party was fired by the voters back in November 2020.

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As has been stated many times, Trump is just the logical conclusion of years of reality denying racist BS.

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SPOILER: It’s William Kristol

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There are two possibilities here. Either the GQP or US democracy can be saved, but not both. I know where I am going.

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Yay!! This, i like. Maybe this will work out ok after all.

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