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WN: What can I say? The author of the article below brilliantly and pointedly demolishes The Big Lies of the GOP. I’m Canadian. I ain’t partisan. But I do pay attention to U.S. politics. And I am a truth-seeker and have a highly sensitive bullshitometer at my disposal . . .
If you want one too, they are free–for the reading of this website . . .
See also: CPAC backpedals on pro-Russia tweet as some U.S. conservatives back Putin, by Isaac Arnsdorf, October 1, 2022. We read:
- But his consistent response to his son that he “loves him”–clearly stated–, and his refusal to go after him, is indeed Christlike!
And see also:
Paradoxically, the evil one can also speak the truth to us, yet he does so only to condemn us. We know that God’s truth does not condemn, but instead welcomes, embraces, sustains and forgives us. That truth always presents itself to us like the merciful father in Jesus’ parable (cf. Lk 15:11-32). It comes out to meet us, restores our dignity, sets us back on our feet and rejoices for us, for, as the father says: “This my son was dead and is alive again; he was lost and is found” (v. 24).–APOSTOLIC LETTER | PATRIS CORDE, OF THE HOLY FATHER FRANCIS,
ON THE 150th ANNIVERSARY
OF THE PROCLAMATION OF SAINT JOSEPH
AS PATRON OF THE UNIVERSAL CHURCH
- Please also see, by Carlos Lozada, September 22, 2022: The Inside Joke That Became Trump’s Big Lie. We read:
Donald Trump’s so-called big lie is not big because of its brazen dishonesty or its widespread influence or its unyielding grip over the Republican Party. It is not even big because of its ambition — to delegitimize a presidency, disenfranchise millions of voters, clap back against reality. No, the lie that Donald Trump won the 2020 election has grown so powerful because it is yoked to an older deception, without which it could not survive: the idea that American politics is, in essence, a joke, and that it can be treated as such without consequence.
The big lie depends on the big joke. It was enabled by it. It was enhanced by it. It is sustained by it.