Lulu and Fritzi, at least so far, have exhibited no fascist or authoritarian leanings. Unless you count sounding Reveille before the sun comes up.
The conventional wisdom, once the dust from the 2020 elections settled, was that a 50-50 Senate, with just the vice president’s vote to break ties in the Democrat’s favor, wouldn’t be able to dump the filibuster, nor pass progressive legislation.
I can see why well-meaning people think bipartisanship is better than partisanship. I can also see why so many cling to a belief in trickle-down economics. In the television world of The West Wing, making concessions and getting along always works, and when the rich get richer they give workers raises and create new jobs for the unemployed.
Social media is rumor central.
We’re all assholes in real life. Thank goodness some of us are capable of producing great art in spite of it.
But hey, Joe Biden, you don’t need anyone’s approval to commute Reality Winner’s prison sentence, so how about it?
Is it a miracle Arizona now has two Democratic senators?
Before I hit the kitchen, here are a couple of thoughts weighing on my mind.