Today’s podcast asks whether the signs of Democratic crackup are so pronounced that those who oppose Biden and Company should just sit back and watch in amusement as their opposite numbers dissolve into acrimony and paralysis. Or is this bad for the country? And now that 75 percent of all Americans over 12 are at least partially vaccinated, why can’t we celebrate this achievement? Give a listen.

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  1. Kephalithos Member
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    If you’re wearing a mask when you know it serves no purpose, you’re part of the problem.

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  2. DrewInWisconsin, Oaf Member
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    There’s Republicans for you. Just sit back and watch the crack-up instead of preparing for the day they’ll have majorities again. In which case they’ll have nothing ready and will be impotent for two years, and then lose the majority again.

    You know, keep doing the same thing they always do, expecting it to be different this time.

    “But what if I told you that doing nothing was part of the plan . . .”

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  3. Nanocelt TheContrarian Member
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    DrewInWisconsin, Oaf (View Comment):

    There’s Republicans for you. Just sit back and watch the crack-up instead of preparing for the day they’ll have majorities again. In which case they’ll have nothing ready and will be impotent for two years, and then lose the majority again.

    You know, keep doing the same thing they always do, expecting it to be different this time.

    “But what if I told you that doing nothing was part of the plan . . .”

    Actually, Republicans always do something when they are in power. Most often that involves suppressing the influence of their voters, as they did when they helped Obama emasculate the Tea Party after praising Tea Partiers to high heaven. Now they make noises of wanting the Tea Party back. The Ruling Class will always suppress those who might lessen their power (if only by limiting government in some mild way). Which then gets them removed from power. But they don’t care whether they are in the majority or minority.. It’s all about keeping that cushy job in the House or Senate, getting a great salary and benefits that are the envy of the world. And getting wined and dined by lobbyists and invited to all the best parties. Corrupt and venal. Trump really upset their apple cart, hence you have so many Never Trumpers (except they can’t be seen to be actually Never Trumpers, so they will pay lip service while sabotaging any effort to roll back Leviathan). 

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  4. DrewInWisconsin, Oaf Member
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    Nanocelt TheContrarian (View Comment):

    Trump really upset their apple cart, hence you have so many Never Trumpers (except they can’t be seen to be actually Never Trumpers, so they will pay lip service while sabotaging any effort to roll back Leviathan).

    The real problem with NeverTrumpers is that they have been exposed as “NeverConservatives,” “NeverLiberty,” “NeverFreedom,” “NeverConstitution,” and quite explicitly “NeverAmerica.”

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  5. Nanocelt TheContrarian Member
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    DrewInWisconsin, Oaf (View Comment):

    Nanocelt TheContrarian (View Comment):

    Trump really upset their apple cart, hence you have so many Never Trumpers (except they can’t be seen to be actually Never Trumpers, so they will pay lip service while sabotaging any effort to roll back Leviathan).

    The real problem with NeverTrumpers is that they have been exposed as “NeverConservatives,” “NeverLiberty,” “NeverFreedom,” “NeverConstitution,” and quite explicitly “NeverAmerica.”

    Alas, pretty much all of the establishment (Congressional) Republicans are closet Never Trumpers and all of the above that you list,  and will do what they can to sabotage any rollback of the Administrative State and their prerogatives of power, anything they can do surreptitiously to oppose liberty, freedom, the Constitution, and all of us deplorable American actual Conservatives. 

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  6. The Cloaked Gaijin Member
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    Kephalithos (View Comment):

    If you’re wearing a mask when you know it serves no purpose, you’re part of the problem.

    Podhoretz hated masks last year, but I guess the mask is off that the masks often need to be on.

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