To Comfort The Afflicted
And Afflict The Comfortable

To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Observercast

What No Patriot Would Ever Do

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“Performative patriotism” is a fancy way of describing what my father – a veteran of World War II who rarely spoke about his service – called “jelly-bellied flag flappers.” Dad always laughed at those phonies, but we now suffer a president who is exactly that type, only worse. And Donald Trump’s flag-flapping fakery is no […]
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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.