It’s been obvious that Tulsi is either a right winger or a cynical chaos agent for many years now. Why are some people still talking about her “shift to the right” or whatever?
Also 2019.
2016, for crying out loud.

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27 Nov
Not the first time that this language of "being at war" has been used by right wing extremists in Oroville. Has anyone dug into the genealogy of the groups behind this pseudo-constitutional nonsense?
This article is from 2004, for example. Apparently groups of far right white power activists were distributing flyers about a coming "civil war" around race. newsreview.com/chico/content/…
This is from 1982, about local "Oroville Nazis." news.google.com/newspapers?nid…
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27 Nov
Remember how for 4 years several Fox hosts (most notably Hannity and Dobbs) spoke regularly on the phone with the sitting President to coordinate messaging with him?
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27 Nov
I'm relistening to the amazing Bundyville podcast (seasons 1 & 2) and want to mention one detail and one big idea that especially stood out to me on this listen. opb.org/news/article/b…
The detail is that one place where the Bundy family illegally grazed their cows was a National monument that was protected in part because there are 12,000 year old petroglyphs there. On one of those petroglyphs can be found the name of "Bundy" carved on it. Subtle symbolism.
The big idea is that the Bundy family got little grassroots support from their fellow ranchers, but got much support from a wide range of far right anti-government extremists.
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26 Nov
This monstrosity plus the new Beatles film sent me into a reverie where I imagined JV Trump here going through primal scream therapy and then releasing a single: 🎶“MAGA’s a concept, by which we measure our pain.”
I don't believe in Boebert
I don't believe in Bannon
I don't believe in Hannity
I don't believe in Greene
I don't believe in Jordan
I don't believe in Brexit
I don't believe in John Kennedy
I don't believe in Gorsuch
I just believe in me
Kimberleh and me
And that's reality
The dream is over
What can I say?
The dream is over
Yesterday
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26 Nov
From this point forward, I shall refer to my Le Creuset stock pot as a "Freedom Tureen."
I also own a smaller item I now refer to as the "Saucepan of Godliness," and am taking suggestions as to what I should call my skillet.
I think it might work for me to just call it "Skillet," and for that to sufficiently vouch for my virtue. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Skillet_(…
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25 Nov
This is "news" in the same way that it would be news to say that ESPN showed edited highlights of a recent football game. That is, showing deceptively edited videos of Democrats is just what conservative media does, it's a feature, not a bug.
Is Twitter going to run a story like this every day between now and the 2022 election? Or might they try to act like a gatekeeper that keeps such intentionally deceptive garbage off of their platform? No need to answer, we know already.
Our situation now is that 99% of the people who create and consume those intentionally doctored videos of Biden DO NOT CARE that they're fake. Twitter can "fact check" all they want, but it likely has almost no impact on actual consumers of media.
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