Mike's Blog Round Up
May 9, 2016

Greetings again from Canada! Alright, so, what have I missed? I was last here at the end of March. I assume Trump has been thoroughly vanquished, at long last, and that the Republican Party is now firmly in the hands of its greatest intellectuals and tacticians. I mean, phew, right? Even for those of us who despise the Republican Party, that was a close call. It just feels like things make sense again.

Wait, what? Oh. Great. What the hell's wrong with you Americans? Your empire may be dying, but can't you at least go out with some dignity?

Mad Mike's America: Childe Donald and the “Crooked Clinton” meme.

Booman Tribune: The GOP's demographics problem (with or without Trump).

Hullabaloo: The monstrosity of Trump's unreconstructed misogyny.

TalkLeft: Revisiting the similarly appalling Trump of the '90s.

I'm joking, of course. I pay close attention to what's going on, for me, south of the border. And, of course, the horror show continues, and with it the unraveling of that noxious party (at least for now).

And speaking of that, how great is it that Sarah Palin, gleeful Trumpster, has put Paul Ryan in her crosshairs of self-aggrandizing ignorance and stupidity? The party of Reagan indeed.

Round-up by Michael J.W. Stickings of The Reaction. (Twitter: @mjwstickings.) I'll be here all week.

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