|By: Paul S. Cilwa||Viewed: 8/19/2019
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|Various essays of mine with a political angle. Because politics is hilarious!|
People, as the venerable Art Linkletter used to say, are funny. And they are never funnier than when arguing. Consequently, few things strike me as more hilarious than politicians lying about things that are easily validated, and their followers believing those lies despite personal experience to the contrary. So here are a few essays I've written on the subject…!
George W. Bush Administration (2001-2009)
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|All the political posts I was moved to write during the bleak days of the Cheney presidency.|
It's hard to believe now, but at the time it truly seemed as if George W. Bush was the worst president ever, and the dumbest. Not only did the worst attack on American soil ever take place during his watch, and the worst recession, not only was he not elected by the popular vote (Republican gerrymandering won the Electoral College) but he aso sent us to war on a lie, and threatened the lives of every Congressperson unless they agreed to pass his "Patriot" Act. (Wellmon refused, and was killed, along with his entire family. The rest of Congress capitulated immediately.)
Barack Obama Administration (2009-2017)
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|All the political posts I was moved to write during the happy days of the the best President since Kennedy.|
The faces on the Fox "News" anchors when they realized that the guy whose win was, they thought, in the bag, lost the election, was absolutely classic. The national nightmare was over, we thought. We finally had an honest, intelligent, educated, classy President who won by popular vote and had the majority of the American people behind him.
Donald Trump Misadministration
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|Rest in peace, United States of America. You went out, not with a bang, but with a tweet.|
King George couldn't do it. Hitler couldn't do it. Kruschev couldn't do it. But, Thanks to treasonous plutocrats and Russian hackers, the dismantling of the United States of America finally began in 2017.