The tendency of Republicans both to respond to and sow fear and panic has been with us for decades. Yet during the coronavirus pandemic, to anyone who bothers to look, we are seeing a new and strangely unremarked twist to their behavior, a development that gives valuable -- and chilling -- insight into Republican psychology.
ALL POSTS BY Mike Lofgren
- November 18, 2017America has become a laboratory to test whether its institutions can weather the present flood of Republican "expertise," writes a former career congressional staff member.
- August 24, 2017The Russian president's claims of "historical victimhood" in World War II try to justify his country’s present-day destructive behavior.
- May 3, 2017Claiming the media doesn't "get" Trump is just another sorry excuse for his dangerous disregard of truth and democracy.