Tue, 7 September 2021
Lunatics just don’t just end up at town halls and school board meetings on their own. National conservative groups and donors rile them, fund them and weaponize them, because they have long understood local extremists lead to national power. While Democrats fight for the procedures, norms, and rules, Republicans understand that procedure, norms and rules are whatever those in power deem them to be. Steve KG Bannon knows that a perfect complexion and white rule are only one reality away, just a snap of the finger for enough voting precincts. On the other end of the power spectrum, 5 Supreme Court justices can make the future, or the past, whatever they say it is. In fact, they don’t even have to bother to say anything.