Matthews: Rubio Response ‘Primitive,’ ‘Tinker Toys’

Last night on MSNBC, Chris Matthews described Senator Marco Rubio’s response to the State of the Union as “primitive” and likened it to “tinker toys.” He also accused Senator Rubio of playing “this victim game.” Draw your own conclusions as to what the reaction might be if a conservative commentator said the same of President Obama’s speech.

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Fire the FBI Chief

American government is supposed to look and sound like George Washington. What it actually looks and sounds like is Henry Hill from Goodfellas: bad suit, hand out, intoning the eternal mantra: “F*** you, pay me.” American government mostly works by interposition, standing between us, the free people at ... Read More
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Black Panther’s Circle of Hype

The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) first infantilizes its audience, then banalizes it, and, finally, controls it through marketing. This commercial strategy, geared toward adolescents of all ages, resembles the Democratic party’s political manipulation of black Americans, targeting that audience through its ... Read More