"We are a nation of communities... a brilliant diversity spread like stars, like a thousand points of light in a broad and peaceful sky. "
December 10, 2018
In case after case, Republicans have demonstrated an eagerness to undercut democracy and tilt the rules of the game if doing so serves their ideological interests. We all used to agree to rules that apply uniformly whether those we favor win or lose. Now, many Republicans are abandoning that guardrail of democracy.
Via: Washington Post
December 9, 2018
Evangelical leaders have turned Christianity into a political and social identity, not a lived faith, and much of their flock – a staggering 81 percent voted for Trump – have signed on. And because their faith is unmoored but their religious impulse is strong, they seek a replacement for religion. This is why they could suddenly rally to a cult called Trump.
Via: New York Magazine
December 8, 2018
With a special election in response to alleged voter fraud looking increasingly likely, ex-Marine Dan McCready is scrambling to reassemble his campaign. And McCready, who’s currently trailing Republican victor Mark Harris by 905 votes, would have the inside track, political operatives from both parties say.