Opinion

How Republicans Normalized George Santos

George Santos

Dick Polman, Pennsylvania Capital-Star Decades ago, Holocaust scholar Hannah Arendt warned: “The ideal subject of totalitarian rule is not the convinced Nazi or the convinced Communist, but people for whom the distinction between fact and fiction, i.e. the reality of experience and the distinction between true and false, i.e., the …

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Commentary: Republicans Have Given Up on Democracy

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Mitchell Zimmerman, Common Dreams  Seven out of ten Republicans—like seven of ten Democrats—believe that American democracy is in danger of collapse. Both sides correctly fear the end of our democracy. But they see the danger very differently. Trump and his GOP supporters prefer overthrowing American constitutional democracy to allowing voters to decide …

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Commentary: Lauren Boebert, American menace

by Quentin Young, Colorado Newsline Many public officials are guilty of bad behavior. But few can as readily be held responsible for harassment, personal threats and violence as Republican Rep. Lauren Boebert of Colorado. What’s worse, ghastly conduct represents the totality of her public service. Her legislative record is a …

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