Trying to Understand Republicans


The thing that baffles WC about the approach Republicans are taking to governance is that they keep threatening to burn the house down, when they live in that house. WC suspects Andrew Sullivan has at least an idea what is going on: That’s how I explain the current GOP. It can only think in doctrines,…

E pur si muove


Governor Perry, at the Republican presidential wannabe debates on September 7, has the gall to invoke Galileo in defense of his denial of anthropogenic climate change. Governor Perry isn’t qualified to lick the boots of Galileo, doesn’t understand Galileo’s “crime” and brings the same vast incomprehension to history that he does to science. Galileo was…