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Clash City Rocker

Clash City Rocker's Journal
Clash City Rocker's Journal
July 7, 2020

What 9 GOP Campaign Consultants Really Think About Republicans' Chances in November

I reached out to nine of my former allies and rivals who still consult for Republican candidates at the highest levels of Senate and House races, some who have gone full MAGA and others for whom the president is not their cup of tea. I asked them to speak candidly, without their names attached, to learn about the real behind the scenes conversations about the state of affairs. How is the president’s performance impacting their candidate? Are there discussions about either storming the cockpit or gently trying to #WalkAway from Trump? And finally, why in the hell aren’t they more pissed at this incompetent asshole who is fucking up their life?

What I found in their answers was one part Stockholm Syndrome, one part survival instinct. They all may not love the president, but most share his loathing for his enemies on the left, in the media, and the apostate Never Trump Republicans with a passion that engenders an alliance with the president, if not a kinship. And even among those who don’t share the tribalistic hatreds, they perceive a political reality driven by base voters and the president’s shitposting that simply does not allow for dissent.

As one put it: “There are two options, you can be on this hell ship or you can be in the water drowning.”

https://www.rollingstone.com/politics/politics-features/trump-reelection-chances-2020-house-senate-candidates-biden-1024862/

July 7, 2020

NFLPA president JC Tretter at odds with league over virus plan

NFL Players Association president JC Tretter escalated a disagreement Tuesday with the NFL over the terms of training camp and the preseason amid the coronavirus pandemic, writing in a blog post that the league "is unwilling to prioritize player safety and believes that the virus will bend to football."

https://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/29422830/nflpa-prez-odds-league-virus-plan

July 1, 2020

Former health insurance exec Wendell Potter comes clean about a disinformation campaign

Apparently their industry spent a lot of money to convince people that the US had better healthcare than Canada. With COVID19 now ravaging the country, his conscience is finally bothered enough for him to tell the truth.

https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1276158510955401216.html

June 30, 2020

Great article on racism by Jrue Holiday's wife - "I've Stayed Silent For Way Too Long"

For those who don’t recognize the name, Jrue is an NBA player. He’s black and his wife is white.

https://www.theplayerstribune.com/en-us/articles/lauren-jrue-holiday-nba-racial-injustice

June 25, 2020

Splash Mountain, a Disney ride based on a controversial film, will be 'completely reimagined'

They’re taking out references to “Song of the South,” replacing it with a “Princess and the Frog” theme. What a great idea.

https://www.cnn.com/2020/06/25/media/splash-mountain-disney/index.html

June 23, 2020

William Barr's Law School Calls For His Censure, Investigation, And Resignation

https://mavenroundtable.io/theintellectualist/news/william-barr-s-law-school-calls-for-his-censure-investigation-and-resignation-Ebn5vCt780aabXbeIDoerQ

“80% of the active full-time faculty with voting privileges signed the letter, in addition to 18 emeritus professors, deans, and legal professionals.”
June 21, 2020

You can read Bolton's book here

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1GvO7vDn-whr4Os7KZAOxiW4GW1gckjUb/view

If that doesn’t work, start here

https://mobile.twitter.com/th3j35t3r/status/1274521281061367810

This way you can get the dirt without giving Bolton any money.

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