To Comfort The Afflicted
And Afflict The Comfortable

To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Observercast

Joe Conason

Joe Conason is an American journalist, author and liberal political commentator. He writes a column for Salon.com and has written a number of books, including Big Lies, which addresses what he says are myths spread about liberals by conservatives.

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