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Trump Derangement Syndrome

They can't let it go. The zombie Russiagate will not die...even though it is dead. Listen to or read this David Cay Johnston and Glenn Greenwald discussion this morning...
https://www.democracynow.org/2019/4/19/the_mueller_report_glenn_greenwal...
They can't let go of their own conspiracy theory.

Yet Amy just heard how russiagate helped Trump from Noam last week? (video or text)
https://www.democracynow.org/2019/4/18/chomsky_by_focusing_on_russia_dem...

But the best yet is Aaron Mate' and Jimmy's conversation...it is an hour with no transcript.

Pg. 1 Lede in Today's NYT: "'Stop Sanders’ Democrats Are Agonizing Over His Momentum"

...and a similar headline--regarding today's Times article--over at CommonDreams.org, on Tuesday: "As Sanders 2020 Campaign Gains Steam, Corporate Democrats Reportedly 'Growing Increasingly Nervous'," are basically telegraphing to the public that the writing's on the wall, as far as the Democratic Party's status quo's 2020 Presidential Primary campaign strategy is concerned.

Fox News Crowd CHEERING LOUDLY at Bernie's Town Hall, For Gov't-Run Healthcare, Taxing the Rich, Protecting SS, etc.

I ain't got much to say here. Just perusing Twitter and #BernieTownHall is trending, though obviously being overshadowed by the Notre Dame fire.

And while I don't believe much in electoral politics the message here, the evidence that the divide and conquer bullshit isn't as effective as we've been led to believe, the fact that when asked people on the Right do want many of the same things we want - are all something to behold.

The Six Degrees of Paul Manafort

Under the general rubric of conspiracy theory is the subset called "coincidence theory", which dismisses connections between people as mere happenstance in order to dismiss any thought of networks that exist beyond public scrutiny. But these networks do exist. Sometimes history takes decades to find them, but they exist. Let's take a peek at networks in Paul Manafort's life.

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