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Media Being Unfair to Poor Steve Bannon

Steve Bannon, former editor of the alt-right’s paper of record, gave an interview to the Wall Street Journal. From Politico’s coverage: Democrats and the media, he told opinion columnist Kimberly Strassel, are casting him as a “cloven-hoofed devil” by associating him with the views promoted in the website he headed, Breitbart News, which has served as a… Continue reading Media Being Unfair to Poor Steve Bannon

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Church Graffiti: “Trump Nation, Whites Only”

(Update: WTOP and the Silver Spring Patch have the story.) The Episcopal Diocese of Washington tells us that a banner at their church in Hillandale, MD was defaced last night: On the back of a banner advertising mass in Spanish, someone wrote “Trump Nation” and “whites only”. Does it really need to be said that this kind… Continue reading Church Graffiti: “Trump Nation, Whites Only”

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Will There Be Faithless Electors in 2016?

You may remember that during the run-in to the 2016 Republican convention, the #NeverTrump people were trying desperately to come up with some way, short of dynamite, to put out the dumpster fire that the conservative movement has been feeding lo these past three decades, and is now threatening to consume the GOP. At the… Continue reading Will There Be Faithless Electors in 2016?

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Bryan Fischer Needs to Make Up His Mind

One of my guilty pleasures is listening to Focal Point, the AM talk-radio show of famed anger-bear Bryan Fischer, a man so far right that even the AFA tried to distance itself from him. In yesterday’s episode (which you can find at the show archive under Feb. 15, 2016, Hour 1), he made several points about Antonin Scalia, the recently-deceased Supreme… Continue reading Bryan Fischer Needs to Make Up His Mind