I don't know which I find funnier.
The fact that Professional News Person Chris Hayes is apparently just now catching on to the fact that Trump is the Party and the Party is Trump.
With 90% approval from Republicans, I will say it again: Donald Trump embodies what Republicans want in a president and political figure. He *is* the Republican party. He *is* conservatism.— Chris Hayes (@chrislhayes) February 6, 2018
The fact that I was writing posts with blunt, clear titles like "Donald Trump Is The GOP" back in 2015 mere days after Il Douche oozed down the Escalator of Doom and into our lives.
Or that Matthew Dowd now really, really wants credit for jumping on this bandwagon --
I have been saying that for more than a year.— Matthew Dowd (@matthewjdowd) February 6, 2018
-- after he blocked me and insulted my readers --
I don't read fiction.— Matthew Dowd (@matthewjdowd) July 10, 2017
-- for the unpardonable sin of calling him out over the Both Siderist, Trump-enabling horseshit he peddles for a living.
do you ever get tired of always seeing the world in a biased way?— Matthew Dowd (@matthewjdowd) December 9, 2016
both status quo parties are broken.Saying 1 is worse thanother isn't helpful— Matthew Dowd (@matthewjdowd) August 21, 2016
why don't you accept people for where they are in the present?— Matthew Dowd (@matthewjdowd) August 21, 2016
Wonder what @greenbergerj thinks about @ABC's chief political analyst making a blunder this public & embarrassing? https://t.co/lRSVjVLg2I— driftglass (@Mr_Electrico) January 3, 2017
I am not in the middle or a centrist. Just interested in the truth, and love America.— Matthew Dowd (@matthewjdowd) August 21, 2016
"So tired of 2status quo parties telling everyone they have to choose between these 2, let folks innovate & use other choices" @ThisWeekABC— Matthew Dowd (@matthewjdowd) August 21, 2016
let the clinton stuff go. Trump is president elect. And let's concentrate on that, and future leaders. Not the past.— Matthew Dowd (@matthewjdowd) December 23, 2016
As I have said before in exactly these words, it turns out that the chief political analyst for the mighty ABC News is absolutely freaked out by a guy with a tiny blog living in a cornfield in the middle of Middle America.
I know, right?
And here's the thing. I don't level threats. I don't traffic in wingnut fairy tales. I don't click-bait-trash-for-cash.
What I do -- week after week, year after year with my wee little blog 'o the prairie using only my ancient laptop, my free version of Photoshop and the English language as twas taught to me by my sainted mother -- is demonstrate over and over again and beyond any doubt that the biggest and most toxic Big Lie in American politics and media is the Big Lie of Both Sides Do It.
There isn't even a close second.
And since that particular scam is Mr. Dowd's bread and the butter and mortgage payment -- and since the Rise of Trump has rendered Mr. Dowd's Both Siderist scam so incredibly fragile that any vagrant breeze from any direction threatens to blow it to atoms -- there is no way that ABC New's chief political analyst can risk facing off against some Liberal nobody with a little blog living in a cornfield in the middle of Middle America.
And that, boys and girls, is exactly how fucked up, hollow and wildly overcompensated our Beltway media has let itself become.
Behold, a Tip Jar!