Nov 15, 201612:28 PMBlaska's Bring It!
with David Blaska
Les Deplorables mugged the tenured smug, part deux
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At last! Diversity that isn’t just skin deep — “We progressives believe in diversity, and we want women, blacks, Latinos, gays, and Muslims at the table — er, so long as they aren’t conservatives. Universities are the bedrock of progressive values, but the one kind of diversity that universities disregard is ideological and religious. We’re fine with people who don’t look like us, as long as they think like us.” — “A confession of liberal intolerance” by Nicholas Kristof (of all people) in the New York Times (of all places!) (H/T: Nancy M.)
Blaska’s got mail! — This electronic missive just arrived from Tammy Baldwin: “Too many people feel like their voices aren’t being heard. Too many people feel Washington is broken and it isn’t working for them. Too many Americans are being left behind and we need to change that.”
I’ve talked to a lot of Wisconsinites. I’ve read your messages and letters. I share your frustrations and understand your fears. The Republican establishment now owns Washington. Corporate lobbyists, the wealthy, and Wall Street are calling the shots to make a rigged system work for them. It's important for progressives to join together and speak truth to power.
Corporate lobbyists? Wall Street? The establishment? Washington isn’t working for them? When did Tammy jump on the Trump train?
Quote of the day — “The irony of all those protesters chanting ‘this is what democracy looks like’ while marching against the results of an election is like a fine Scotch [whisky] on my palate.” — Third District GOP Chairman Brian Westrate, member of the Electoral College.
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