Goodbye to All That: Reflections of a GOP Operative Who Left the Cult | Truthout

It should have been evident to clear-eyed observers that the Republican Party is becoming less and less like a traditional political party in a representative democracy and becoming more like an apocalyptic cult, or one of the intensely ideological authoritarian parties of 20th century Europe. This trend has several implications, none of them pleasant.

via Goodbye to All That: Reflections of a GOP Operative Who Left the Cult | Truthout.

Highly recommended reading for Labor Day. As another, more astute blogger wrote:

There are no punches pulled, it’s all there; the mendacity, the complicit media, the hype and hypocrisy, ugly scapegoating and faux patriotism, oodles of religious opportunism married to craven greed. The entire wingnut apparatus focused, each oily piece turning like cogs in a vast machine, to relieve the middle-class of every last benefit and dime for no other reason than further enriching the already grotesquely wealthy.

Go.

Now.

Read.

 

There’ll be a test on Tuesday, November 6, 2012.

We get it wrong, there will be no USofA that we or our parents grew up in. It’ll be a theologically backwards 3rd world country run by goons in mirrored sunglasses. No churches except approved by the government. You will NOT be free to worship in your own way. Only approved activities will occur on Sundays.

Then Sinclair Lewis will have been proven correct.

 

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