There are many traps for conscientious candidates who run against a sociopathic demogogue who shows no hesitation to damage society or abuse the powers of the presidency to win at any cost. Avoiding them is critical.
It's like the Republicans have built a scale where the fulcrum is so far to the right that conservatism would be in the center and issues most Americans support are "far left".
Can anything be done to stop Kavanaugh if he does get on the SCOTUS? Yes, there are three scenarios that could limit the damage that this radical, dishonest and possible sexual assaulter could do over decades on that court.
"Of course this isn't approving of slavery! It simply allows those who have to pay the expenses of slavery to deduct those costs, it doesn't mean we're giving them a gold star to encourage them to continue, we're just giving them a great deal of money," Graham explained as he looked at his shoes.
"By just taking healthcare away from 35 million people, we could lower premiums and provide less coverage for 750,000 people! It's a win-win!" Satan smirked, doing his Martin Shkreli impersonation.
A new MSM motto may be adapted from an old cliche (that G.W. Bush is famous for messing up), "Fool me once shame on you. Fool me twice, works for me if our ratings go up!"
What if Trump was able to reshape America without Congress or the courts being able to check his power, what would this country look like? Let's call it Trumptopia, a regime resembling Russia but with a Trumpian twist.
The truth of what this bill really is and the destruction it would do, doesn't support its passage. Only lies and deceptions can be used to promote it. It's an $880 billion cut in health insurance subsidies for those who need it the most and an $880 billion tax windfall for the wealthiest Americans.
When most of America would be together on backing this Trump view of better, less expensive healthcare for all, the only question that matters is, does the AHCA support or oppose what Trump has promised and is he still standing behind his promise?
To address the health hazards that watching Trump's speech tonight represents, such as "Screamer's Throat", "Tv Puncher's Knuckle" and "Exploding Head Syndrome", PlanetPOV will be hosting a sane and live chat.