Friday, January 06, 2017

Professional Left Podcast #369

"Writing is the process of asking the next logical question."
-- J. Michael Straczynski, writer

  • Why Rural America [Really] Voted for Trump (NYT)


jim said...

Trump Doctrine: SQU1RR3L!

dinthebeast said...

I don't think it would hurt to expose some Fox viewers to something other than Rush or Fox, but I'm not too hopeful about retaining them, especially with the sort of weak tea they're serving these days at MSNBC.
I think Rachel is sort of envious of Greta over her getting to interview Dick Cheney, something Rachel has stated that is her highest wish as a cable news host for some time now.
You know, if Mitch McConnell came down with hemorrhoids, I wouldn't even cry.
The coming "interesting times" will suck, but maybe also be an opportunity to show the world what we're made of (yet again) and be castigated for it (yet again) and maybe for the ones who make it through (and there will be those who don't) to learn things we can use when it comes our turn to repair the damage and start again from whatever place we've been reduced to.
So really, same old same old with an even stupider and more dangerous clown at the helm.
If we stick together, we'll probably make it through, but man do I ever feel Blue Gal's sense of the lost opportunities. But likewise, on a personal level, I've been through worse. So thanks again and may 2017 be better for you than you are expecting.

-Doug in Oakland

CM said...

Thought some of you might like this blog. It references the same NYT oped on two rural conservatives from Iowa.

CM said...

Another one of those what we don't get about the working class that voted for Trump