Daily Archives: December 20, 2019

The Democrats’ Scarlet Letter Strategy

“House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has evidently decided not to turn over the articles of impeachment to the Senate until Congress resumes its work January 7. Some observers think that’s a mistake that will cost Democrats on Election Day. Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell seems to think so too, believing the longer the Democrats hold out, the more vindictive, uncooperative, even “unconstitutional” they will appear to voters…”

Author: Mel Gurtov
Published in: Counterpunch, Emmitsburg Maryland News-Journal, Bainbridge Island Review, Smirking Chimp
Date: 2019: December 20, 21, 22, 23
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Trump as Jim Jones?

“Cults usually are one-man religions. A magnetic, dictatorial, dogmatic, demagogue draws throngs of followers and leads them into lala-land, sometimes dangerously.”

Author: James A. Haught
Published in: Patheos, Sierra County California Prospect, Bainbridge Island Review, Counterpunch, Juan Cole, Emmitsburg Maryland News-Journal, Gilmer West Virginia Free Press, Smirking Chimp
Date: 2019: December 16, 18, 20, 23, 25
627 words

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