Mistaken Identity Politics

Bill De Blasio

Tina Dupuy: In the 2013 New York City Democratic mayoral race, the primary didn’t only look like New York, it looked a lot like America. Was it parity with the population? No. But was it this much-coveted diversity of contestants? Yes.

The “Creationist with iPhone” Paradox

religious climate deniers

Tina Dupuy: We have to stop giving credence to the Christian Scientists of climate. If faith-healing is not an acceptable form of medical treatment, why should we accept it as an energy plan?

For Shame for Poor-Shaming

mcdonalds strike

Tina Dupuy: The aim of poor-shaming is to get the marginalized to fight over scraps instead of demanding more from their country.

How to Seem Racist: A Guide

racism 101

Tina Dupuy: If you feel like Martin is responsible for his own death because he wasn’t docile and apologetic, you seem racist.

Solitary Confinement and American Acceptionalism

solitary protest

Tina Dupuy: If the Constitution is good enough justification to protect nutty Uncle Ernie’s arsenal and Glenn Beck subscription, then it should suffice for halting long-term solitary confinement of both enemy combatants and U.S. citizens.

Now Republicans Defend Masturbation

abortion

Tina Dupuy: But just think, 20 years ago, providing Burgess were black, female and liberal, saying something so pro-masturbation would have meant he’d have to resign.

Freedom of Too Much Information

secrecy

Tina Dupuy: Having no privacy and arbitrary puritanical laws is a recipe for a theocracy. We have no confidentiality yet petty prudes wield legal authority in the government.

Michelle Bachmann Deals Death Blow to 1850s

michele bachmann

Tina Dupuy: What will happen to Michele Bachmann and her beloved tea party? The Tea Party has yet to break the Republican Party’s back although they’ve left it with a considerable limp.

Apple Could Pay for Moore

tornado destruction

Tina Dupuy: Because these giant corporations are getting a free pass by the very premise they create jobs, they’re in essence piling their tax burden onto their workers.

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