I'll give George "Dubya" Bush this: He knew the GOP had no future if did not transform a good number of black Americans into homeowners ("ownership society") and Mexicans into US citizens. Both projects failed spectacularly (one because of greed; the other, sheer racism), and now the GOP is stuck with an aging and undereducated white base that's becoming more hysterical and irrational the more it shrinks.
ABC News' George Stephanopoulos pressed President Barack Obama Sunday morning on his executive action on immigration, whether it was really keeping in precedent with previous presidents' immigration actions, and whether future GOP p... Read Post
Echidne of the Snakes - the GOP even hates their own women; emptywheel - death by drone, now with New Rules! The BradBlog - we're Number 26! we're Number 26! The Hinterland Gazette - GOP covers up fact that there was no Benghazi cov... Read Post
Kenan Malik critiques it: There are two ways over the past half-century in which we've stopped treating people as citizens. One is through racism. The racist says "you're not a citizen, you don't have full rights in this society bec... Read Post