Republican Party

In America, you can fight evil, but you can’t fight stupidity

By John Stoehr / June 5, 2024 /

For Republicans who believe this, there’s probably no argument, no set of values, no set of facts that anyone can use to change their minds.

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Trump’s conviction forces him to tell lies even more conspicuous

By John Stoehr / May 31, 2024 /

Lots of people, maybe enough people, don’t want to be lied to.

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A rape survivor defends a rapist

By Stephen Robinson / March 12, 2024 /

The GOP is a pro-rape party now, writes Stephen Robinson.

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Britt’s SOTU response contained several lies and one truth

By Claire Bond Potter / March 12, 2024 /

Republican consultants are worried about the party’s extremist abortion policies, writes Claire Bond Potter.

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The other ‘Great Replacement’

By Claire Bond Potter / February 20, 2024 /

When the GOP embraced conspiracy theories, voter fraud fantasies, and class war, they replaced people who vote with an electorate that doesn’t always – or can’t always – vote, writes Claire Bond Potter.

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If he weren’t trying to be like Trump, DeSantis might be known as his most insightful critic

By John Stoehr / January 17, 2024 /

Maybe it takes a copycat to be so right about the frontrunner.

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Kevin McCarthy caves and caves, then he caves some more

By John Stoehr / July 27, 2023 /

Like all abusers, his conference keeps moving the standard on him.

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There’s no such thing as a competent authoritarian

By Noah Berlatsky / April 24, 2023 /

DeSantis wouldn’t be better or worse than Trump.

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All they care about is defending traditional hierarchies

By Rod Graham / March 22, 2023 /

That’s the rightwing complaint about everything, writes Rod Graham.

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Why is the press corps suddenly playing along with Biden?

By John Stoehr / February 20, 2023 /

I don’t know, but it’s bad news from the Republicans.

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