The NEA and NEH have basically been trying to keep their heads down since the GOP targeted them so savagely in the early-1990s.
But playing defensive never works.
When are they going to start making the public understand how much they’re needed? After Trump shuts them down?
It’s demoralizing to watch Trump behave the way he does.
It’s demoralizing to watch Trump and his confederates dismantle health care in this country.
It’s demoralizing to watch Trump belch on culture via his proposed closures of the NEA and NEA.
It’s demoralizing to watch Trump name fanatics and incompetents to his Cabinet.
The Democrats need to get out of the weeds a bit more and explain to the American public exactly what Trump and his Fascists’ war on truth and reality really is about.
and Lindsay Graham fall into party-line lockstep and declare they’re all for the outrageously unqualified Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State.
So much for national security when it contradicts the GOP’ partisan interests.
There is no way to overestimate how dangerous Trump, Bannon, Conway, et.al. are.
Predictably, since it is rather fruitless to try to defend Trump’s meandering, nonsensical, delusional remarks at the CIA, they are now jumping on ex-director Brennan for pointing out what any rational personal can discern.
Robert Reich describes “Trump’s Two-Step Strategy to Take Over the Truth.”
I don’t expect a single member of Congress to challenge Trump’s decision to terminate the already pitifully-underfunded NEA and NEH.
Remember how we were told that he was going to bring maturity, stability, to White House, Inc.?
Instead he has emerged as an arch-propagandist, slugging arm of the Trump-Bannon lie machine.
There is no difference now between Preibus and Conway.
“We had a massive field of people. You saw that. Packed. I get up this morning, I turn on one of the networks, and they show an empty field. I’m like, wait a minute. I made a speech. I looked out, the field was, it looked like a million, million and a half people.”
So “mainstream” press reps showed up, got screamed at by Spicer, who then stomped off w/o taking any questions.” What is this?