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An Editorial Board Member of The Wall Street Journal Just Endorsed Hillary Clinton

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Pulitzer Prize-Winning Writer at Nation’s Top Conservative Newspaper Calls Trump ‘Unstable, Proudly Uninformed, Psychologically Unfit’

Hillary Clinton has just been endorsed by perhaps one of the more unlikely sources to do so: a member of the Wall Street Journal editorial board. Dorothy Rabinowitz is a Pulitzer prize-winning writer who has supported John McCain’s presidential candidacies, she also in 1999 wrote in support of Juanita Broaddrick, the woman who has long-accused Bill Clinton of rape. The Journal is owned by Rupert Murdoch, who owns the companies that own Fox News. 

In “Hillary-Hatred Derangement Syndrome,” Rabinowitz writes, “Her election alone is what stands between the American nation and the reign of the most unstable, proudly uninformed, psychologically unfit president ever to enter the White House.”

Rabinowitz chastizes the “NeverHillary” voters as “citizens well aware of the darker aspects of Donald Trump’s character but who have nonetheless concluded that they should give him their vote.”

“They are aware of his casual disregard for truth, his self-obsession, his ignorance, his ingrained vindictiveness,” she writes.

She calls it “remarkable, even for a change election, that [Clinton’s] experience, those years of education in national security somehow rank high on the list of defects the anti-Hillary brigades find so objectionable. Here is a flaw apparently even more rankling than her email server history, the questions about Benghazi, or the Clinton Foundation: She offers nothing of Mr. Trump’s aura of free-swinging dynamism, not to mention a mind blissfully uncluttered by facts, knowledge of geopolitical realities, and the like.”

Rabinowitz also notes Trump’s “accumulation of Alt-Right cheerleaders, white supremacists and swastika devotees” and “the menacing tone and the bitterness that came with it.”

And she concludes Clinton is an “educated former secretary of state, with lengthy experience in government” who is “forward-looking, indomitably determined and eminently sane.”

Clinton can add Rabinowitz’s endorsement to many others, especially those of newspapers who historically have always, or almost always, endorsed the Republican nominee. Some of those haven’t endorsed a Democrat in decades, if not over a century.

Even USA TODAY, who has never endorsed a presidential candidate, took sides on Thursday, urging voters to vote for anyone but Trump.

 

Hat tip: The Hill

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WHITE NATIONALISM IS HATE

White Nationalist Congressman Tweets White Nationalist Group’s Motto in Sex Worker Meme

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Dr. Paul Gosar, a Republican U.S. Rep. from Arizona and a white nationalist on Sunday tweeted out a meme featuring a sex worker and the motto from a white nationalist group.

“$50 WHATEVER YOU WANT BABY,” says a woman peering into a car. The driver says, “Can you TELL EVERYONE AMERICA FIRST IS INEVITABLE.”

America First is inevitable,” as HuffPost reports, “is the motto of the ‘America First’ white nationalist movement headed by the racist and anti-Semitic podcaster Nick Fuentes.”

Gosar’s original tweet is here. NCRM has inserted a screenshot in case it gets deleted.

Gosar late last month delivered the hate group’s keynote address, then on the same day headed to CPAC, the Conservative Political Action Conference, and appeared to denounce white nationalism.

 

Image by Gage Skidmore via Wikimedia and a CC license

 

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GRIFTER

RNC Reinforces Ties to Trump by Moving Major Donor Dinner to Mar-a-Lago

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The Republican Party has had multiple chances to distance itself from former President Donald Trump, including most recently when he sent the RNC a cease and desist letter warning them to not use his name or image for fundraising. But as usual the RNC just reinforced its ties to Trump, moving a major donor dinner to Mar-a-Lago.

“The weekend retreat in early April for the party’s most influential donors will be at a luxury hotel in Palm Beach, as in past years,” The Washington Post reports. “But the RNC has decided to move the Saturday evening portion of the schedule to the former president’s private club to accommodate Trump and guests who would like to visit the site.”

The move will line Trump’s pockets with cash and give him another opportunity to bask in the spotlight of the donors’ adulation.

At least 350 are expected to attend the Mar-a-Lago event.

 

Image Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead via Flickr 

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LIES AND THE LYING LIARS THAT TELL THEM

Marjorie Taylor Greene Lies Pending LGBTQ Equality Bill Has ‘Completely Canceled Women’ and ‘Destroyed Women’s Rights’

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U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) on Monday used her time to address the House of Representatives by lying to her colleagues and attacking the LGBTQ Equality Act.

The legislation, which passed the House but has not been debated in the Senate or even voted on, much less signed into law, “has completely destroyed women’s rights,” and “has completely canceled women,” the QAnon Congresswoman lied.

The Equality Act, she continued, “has taken away women’s rights in sports,” which is also false.

“It has completely canceled women and I think it’s a terrible thing that’s happened to the women in America who have come so far, our grandmothers and mothers worked so hard to achieve our rights. And now with the passage of the Equality Act they have put men in our little girls bathrooms, sports, locker rooms, playing fields, and seem to care less about women’s rights whatsoever.”

Again the Equality Act has only passed the House, not the Senate, nor has it been signed into law, so it has not been enacted.

“They’ve also completely destroyed religious freedoms and and violated our freedoms and rights in every single way,” she insisted, not naming who “they” are.

“The Equality Act is atrocious and evil,” she said, repeating the false claim she has made several times. “It completely erases gender, that God created us ‘male and female in his image.’ He created us. Women deserve their rights, we deserve our sports, we deserve our privacy, and should not have the invasion of biological men in any of these areas.”

Green has been trying to remake herself from a conspiracy theorist and QAnon promoter to a far right religious extremist anti-choice activist. Her diatribe on International Women’s Day did little to advance that goal, or any other cause.

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