In myths and lore, “tricksters” often use tricks, lies, transgressing norms expectations and taboos, amorality, double-dealing, contradiction, vagueness, flip-flopping, breaking promises, turning other characters against themselves or each other, destruction, opportunism, shamelessness, plain old bullshitting, or humor to accomplish the breaking up of an intractable situation. Even murder.
Democrats might have a shot. Unless they swing hard left and nominate a socialist, or Trump’s approach gets even more aggressive and chaotic that Democrats don’t know how to respond, or Republicans donate more to Trump than they did in 2016, or Russians and fever swamps muck things up even more, and/or Trump hijacks the news cycle. What are the chances?
I’ve been a political junkie for a while. By this point in any of multiple past Presidential election cycles I’d…
Here’s another thing about Donald’s lies… have you noticed how even his supporters who are very concerned about truth in their own lives are very unconcerned about DONALD TRUMP’S lies? Why is that?
A ClearFuzz die-hard:
wants the world to work, so is at least a little idealistic
but is very pragmatic about that, nuts and bolts
but on the other hand – omg, what the hell is going on?
“If it seems too good to be true – it probably is.”
“No ish, Sherlock. Now what?”
We have a duty, in a democracy, to make government and governing work. WE. THE. PEOPLE.