Uppity Water Nymph
- Feb 12, 2007
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- The Land of Funk
Cheney and other "respectable" Republicans are indispensable figures in that narrative because they represent a yearning for and supposed return to a "responsible," "center-right" Republican Party, whose rebirth would supposedly bring America back to "normalcy."
The canonization of Liz Cheney and other "reasonable" Republicans is also an extension of the cult of worship and undeserved reverence for Ronald Reagan.
Once again, reality interferes: Reagan was almost a prototype for Donald Trump and the fascist political theater, the culture of distraction, the anti-intellectualism and the antisocial politics he represents.
Reaganism at its core consisted of racism, white supremacy, militant nationalism, empty symbolism and myth-making as substitutes for substantive politics, greed and cruelty, indifference to human suffering (as seen with the HIV-AIDS epidemic) and attacks on social democracy through gangster capitalism.
Some four decades later, Trumpism and American neo-fascism has taken Reagan's framework and amplified it to vastly more grotesque dimensions.
Last Wednesday, House Republicans voted against a bill that would establish a commission to investigate the coup attempt and attack on the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. That outcome is in no way surprising. As a rule, criminals do not want to subject themselves to investigations and potential...www.rawstory.com
I'm going with the sneaky female version. The one question liz is going to have to answer is, was she for the sanctity of the law when her daddy was raiding the Treasury, to bail out his failing company with the help of George W. Bush?
It's not a good idea to mix glue sniffing with eating Tide Pods, bub.