Bernie Sanders’ argument for himself has always been ideological. But if that argument won’t work, is he able to pivot to one that will?Continue reading
For the most part, I’ve given up calling out Republicans on their hypocrisy. That’s a never-ending exercise that both sides have kind of just accepted as an inevitable part of politics in 2019. Those “Could you imagine if Obama did this completely insane thing Trump did?” tweets hit home at first, but since you could tweet that same premise about twelve times a day, every day, about new things and still be right, it’s played out. Deep down we all know that if Barack Obama or Hillary Clinton did even 5% of the insane shit Donald Trump does, Republicans would have literally burned down Washington (remember when Trump said we should seize guns without due process?! Just imagine!). But that’s not what this post is about.Continue reading
Recently I’ve found myself in more and more quarrels with a certain type of political mind. A political mind that doesn’t necessarily have a specific ideology. A mind that doesn’t spend that much time discussing the actual effects of government policies. A mind that you may come to realize aligns with yours on ten out of ten policy positions — after an hour of heated political disagreement. A mind whose primary political identity can be summed up as Anti-Anti-Trump: opposed to those who oppose Trump.
The current state of politics in this country has been a big driver in my renewed interest and motivation in making music. A few weeks ago I made this song to vent. It’s not going to be on my new project “Simple Poison”, it’s not going to be a single, so after today’s shameful health care vote I feel like just releasing it now so we can be angry together. Here is “Liars”