The Word Of The Day: Obfuscation

Obfuscation. Let’s say it together: Obfuscation.

A tried and true tactic for anyone who’s working against the facts from Native American genocide to Climate Change. Notice the Zombie Right is going into obfuscation overdrive now where it concerns Trump the Dunce’s legitimacy.

Trumpets himself has been talking about his ‘landslide victory’. Oh boy. Now the Russiangate story is getting the ‘muddy the waters’ treatment. The Rightwing Media Machine is gearing up. Fox News is all over this. Tucker Carlson has been earning his pay by Obfuscating the Russian Hack story for days now. The basement nazi trolls on 4chan have turned it into a meme-battle.

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Silver Linings: Good Riddance Mitt!

Mitt Romney is no hero: He’s a big old two-time failure, and Donald Trump is partly his fault

This article in Salon gets most of it, but fails to mention that Mitt, after he got Birther Trump’s endorsement in 2012 he started cracking jokes on the campaign trail about how ‘no one had asked him for his birth certificate.’ Ha ha, Mittens, that racially charged shit never gets old. Mitt helped create Trump by legitimizing him.

Before Mitts got fed frog legs by Trump he was scorching the man as a threat to the nation. True enough. He should have apologized for helping to create the monster, but okay.

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What The Bedraggled Resistance Looks Like In Poland

The Resistance in Murka is not alone. Authoritarianism is sweeping the planet and there are other pockets of resistance. In Poland they are facing a similar situation and have been at it for a year. People have put their lives on hold and are giving it their all. Their strategies, tactics and coping techniques are instructive.

Angry Majority Poland after a Year of Populist Rule