The degree of corruption in the United States political system is one of the lowest in the world, ranking 16th out of 168 nations tracked. Why then, conspiracy theories like #Pizzagate?
We have the widest disparity in voting power between rural voters and urban ones. The obvious solution is to become a rural voter.
Social media overwhelms out brains, and tribal primate instincts take over. We have tools to combat this.
Rebukes only work if delivered from someone the group respects as an outside moral or ethical authority.
Who regards Trump as such?
Anyone talking about Trump means that they weren’t talking about what Trump was talking about.
Steve Bannon may be more opportunist than racist, but it doesn’t matter. He’s still a disaster as a strategic adviser.
Leonard Cohen’s music is the soundtrack of 2016. Irony as the last quip in the undertow of despair.