The Atlantic: The Tweetstorm Heard ‘Round the Republican Party

Mike Schilling

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  1. Damon says:

    ““What he said is wrong, and the way he treats women is wrong, but it’s not wrong enough for me to not vote for him.” Thanks, cowards.”

    So she wants to choose “the other evil”? Or not vote? Yeah, that’ll make a HUGE difference. Since when has politics been about character? In my much younger (before I wised up) Republican days, I’d have labeled her RINO as well. I see a lot of those types in my state-perpetually the minority loosing party, almost the same as the democrats in political outlook; hungry for power and influence, telling Republicans that they should be re-elected because they brought home a token bit of cash from the state’s massive tax increase bill.Report

  2. Will Truman says:

    Quite happy for Marybeth that this went viral. She’s well to my right, but I’ve long enjoyed reading and occasionally interacting with her.Report

  3. dragonfrog says:

    So is does this chalk one up for “reality has a well known liberal bias”?Report

  4. Neil Obstat says:

    If you emphasize the individual above all, marijuana legalization is the only moral course.

    If you emphasize the society above all, marijuana legalization is insane.

    Bravo & well stated.Report