Frank Fear: Maddow doesn’t spout religious gospel, of course, but she’s terrific at promulgating the doctrine of center-left Democrats.
Frank Fear: How many of these ‘aging superstars’ are unwilling to step out of the spotlight?
Frank Fear: Wouldn’t it make more sense for us to focus extensively on candidates’ records? Debates are notoriously bad in that regard.
Frank Fear: Let’s face it: the independent option is a personal choice in response to a non-accommodating system. What we need is for the system to change.
Frank Fear: Let’s fill in the gaps and get answers to a fundamental question: Why do Independent voters feel as they do about a variety of issues facing America, including Impeachment?
Frank Fear: By saying what he did, LeBron James turned his back on the tradition of American athletics who have stood for social justice.
Frank Fear: What makes Independents interesting—and relevant—is that nowhere else in America is there such a large mass of voters as politically diverse and party adverse.
Frank Fear: The approach he took Thursday night was probably worth the risk, but the problem was with how he did it.
Frank Fear: Political coverage is all about the parties with hardly a word said about the millions of Americans who are unaffiliated politically.
Frank Fear: I’m a Progressive who believes that America focuses too much on ‘me’ and insufficiently on ‘we.’ A ‘good society’ can’t be just about individuals and organizations getting ahead.
Frank Fear: Aja Romano calls Hopepunk ‘weaponized optimism’—the unwavering belief in people, what ‘a people’ can be, and what can happen when people join together and lead for the public good.
Frank Fear: The here and now isn’t working. What used to seem ‘perfectly fine’ isn’t. It wasn’t ever fine, really. We just thought it was, and kept walking along the same path. Now we’re at a crisis point.
Frank Fear: Dynamic Auto Repair’s sign is tongue-in-cheek. With Trump, it’s a way of doing business. Consumer protection? Dismantle the agency. Climate change? Downplay its impacts. Protect students from predatory higher ed? Rescind Obama-era rules.