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Flying Monkey

Written by Rob Rogers on .

Sean Hannity of FOX News fame is not only Trump's most vocal lapdog, he's also a fellow client of notorious fixer Michael Cohen. Now the FBI has Cohen's files on both men. This is getting good. 

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Trumpvangelicals, more than ever

Written by Peter Smith on .

From the Public Religion Research Institute:

White evangelical support for Donald Trump has steadily increased over time. Notably, Trump’s favorability among white evangelicals never reached 50 percent during the 2016 primary season. By the early fall of 2016, however, his favorability among white evangelicals had jumped to 61 percent. By the inauguration it increased to 68 percent, and shortly after the inauguration in February 2017 it jumped again to 74 percent. Over the course of 2017, there were minor fluctuations, but Trump’s favorability among white evangelicals never dipped below 65 percent during this time.

And so the question: Why?

A thoughtful answer from a StillNeverTrump evangelical conservative follows. Basically, he said evangelicals faced real, not imaginary, threats to their freedom and were willing not only to sign up for someone who wasn't like them, but was willing to protect them, that they convinced themselves against all evidence that he was one of them:

Evangelicals aren’t worse than other American political tribes. Instead, we’re proving that in politics we’re just like everyone else. In other words, the true sin of white American Evangelicalism isn’t that we’re exceptionally bad, it’s that we’re not exceptional at all.

 

 

 

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Bush Galaxy

Written by Rob Rogers on .

Barbara Bush was the center of the Bush political universe. The rest of the Bush family revolved around her. 

20180419 Bush Galaxy

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Buying Coffee

Written by Rob Rogers on .

The arrest of two black men at a Starbucks in Philadelphia is yet another example of the two worlds that exist in our society. One of privilege and one of discrimination. 

20180418 Buying Coffee

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Tax Day

Written by Rob Rogers on .

Don't forget to file your tax returns today! The Kremlin is waiting! 

20180417 Tax Day

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