"If you're trying to change minds and influence people it's probably not a good idea to say that virtually all elected Democrats are liars, but what the hell."
Thursday, September 17, 2015
Susan J Douglas; "C" word.
can’t stand the thought of having to spend the next two years watching
[Republicans] denying climate change, thwarting immigration reform or
professor explains that studies show the GOP is bad.
A University of Michigan department chairwoman has published an article
titled, “It’s Okay To Hate
which will probably make all of her conservative students feel really
comfortable and totally certain that they’re being graded fairly.
“I hate Republicans,” communications department chairwoman and
professor Susan J. Douglas boldly declares in the opening of the piece.
“I can’t stand the thought of having to spend the next two years
watching Mitch McConnell, John Boehner, Ted Cruz, Darrell Issa or any
of the legions of other blowhards denying climate change, thwarting
immigration reform or championing fetal ‘personhood.’”
She writes that although the fact that her “tendency is to blame the
Republicans . . . may seem biased,” historical and psychological
research back her up, and so it’s basically actually a fact that
Republicans are bad!
Douglas said that in the 1970s she did work for a Republican, Rhode
Island’s senate minority leader Fred Lippitt, but she hates them all
now because Lippitt was a “brand of Republican” who no longer exists in
that he was “fiscally conservative but progressive about women’s
rights, racial justice and environmental preservation.”
Republicans now, she writes, are focused on the “determined
vilification” of others, and have “crafted a political identity that
rests on a complete repudiation of the idea that the opposing party and
its followers have any legitimacy at all.” (Apparently, the irony of
this accusation given the content of her own article was lost on her.)
Douglas adds that Republicans are really good at being mean because ...
Douglas adds that Republicans are really good at being mean because
studies have proven that they usually have psychological traits such as
(disagreeing with her...). Full Story
guess? She's auditioning for MSNBC. Still, she makes the
B1G look bad. I'll pray for her soul.