Tuesday, April 06, 2021

Old habits are hard to break.

2012: 

"The demographics race we’re losing badly,” said Sen. Lindsey O. Graham (S.C.). “We’re not generating enough angry white guys to stay in business for the long term.” 

2021

McConnell warns corporate America to 'stay out of politics' — but says donations are OK
Old habits are hard to break. There are legislators who have served in office for 30 years and this is like learning a new language for them,” said Rachel Bovard, senior director of policy at the Conservative Partnership Institute. “They still think profit motives drive these companies and it's not in their interest to punish conservatives. But you're seeing younger senators and office holders speak out on this and it will shape their politics moving forward."
Fourth time
Black Lives Matter sentiment is essentially a militant expression of racial liberalism....Black Lives Matter is a cry for full recognition within the established terms of liberal democratic capitalism.

Republicans trapped themselves. Capitalism knows no race, creed,... etc.

Ta-Nehisi Coates writes Captain America:  "I'm trying to remember the old days of righteous wars and evil empires.  I‘m trying to remind myself that Washington was noble once. That I was noble once."

"Young men. Weak. Looking for purpose. I found the flag. You found the badge"

Roy Lichtenstein: "The heroes depicted in comic books are fascist types..." 

Alan Moore is honest. Coates is a conservative. 

 
Jordan Peterson's an idiot.
repeat from 2008









In re: Baudelaire on "Philosophic" Art.
Watchmen, and Alfred Rethel from 1849, and 1851. plus ça change

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