If you don’t give credit for the progress that’s been made, the people you’re counting on to advance and support progress will decide it’s not worth the effort.
And if you insist on dividing the country into tribes, sooner or later the largest tribe in the country will realize it can play that game too. And will probably be much better at it, even if only from having numbers on its side.
On HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher Friday night, Maher showed once again that he is the only late-night comic who is willing to say things his liberal audience probably doesn’t want to hear. In the course of lavishing praise on President Biden, whom he described as sharp, effective, and leading “the most transformative administration since FDR,” he blasted young people for being skeptical of Biden and also for being stupid in general:
My cmnt:Maher has been honest with his audience from time to time, not all the time or even much of the time, but from time to time. Everyone can plainly see that Joseph O’Biden is NOT at all ‘sharp, effective and leading’. His handlers may be but he is not. With control of both houses of Congress and the presidency the only thing stopping them…
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