… you and take an honest look at what’s happening in the few spaces that progressive people control. In the halls of actual power, meanwhile, conservatives have achieved incredible electoral victories, running up the score against the progressives who in turn take out their frustrations in cultural and intellectual spaces. This is not a dynamic that will end well for us.
If tribalism, ignorance, anger and fear are the four horseman of the factpocalypse, then propaganda is the bugle which calls them to battle. And those who wish to bend reality to their favor always employ these things to reverse known facts into something more useful.
…and health risks (and those of his father and his father) are all part of some historic wrongdoing. You’re worried about climate change? He’s worried about dinner. Does that mean alternative energy is bad. No, it’s the future. But you don’t have to be a complete dick about it.