To Comfort The Afflicted
And Afflict The Comfortable

To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Saturday, January 28, 2023

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McCarthy Is No ‘Mainstream Moderate’

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With Rep. Kevin McCarthy finally winning a ballot for House speaker, after so many humiliating delays, it is important to understand why his “victory” no longer matters much and probably never did. The Beltway narrative that positions him as a symbol of “governing” and his erstwhile opponents as isolated agents of chaos is badly mistaken. […]
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Joe Conason
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.