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The Problem of Donald Trump for Americans Elect: What Ideology is Me?

Donald Trump’s hired political spokesman, Michael Cohen, is making the rounds to news outlets in order to let it be known that Donald Trump is thinking hard about running for President under the banner of Americans Elect. Says Cohen on behalf of his boss:

“Couple Donald Trump’s name recognition with his extraordinary wealth and Americans [...]

Immunity, Service, Loyalty, Penalty: Americans Elect Bylaws set up Political Caste System

In the study of any stratified system, the boundaries of caste or rank are identified by noting distinctions in privileges, expectations and penalties for members of different groups within that system. And so if we seek to understand the social system set up by Americans Elect for nominating candidates for president in 2012, we ought [...]

White Privilege has a Conference

I knew it! That’s how white people stay on top. They have a conference!

11th Annual White Privilege Conference, LaCrosse WI, April 7-10

Do they offer different levels of privilege, like non-harassment from the police for a basic conference rate of $300, hiring advantages if you buy a ticket to the banquet, and access to [...]

3rd Palinism of the Day: Will the Press Abide by the Geneva Conventions?

“As we send our young men and women overseas in a war zone to fight for democracy and freedoms, including freedom of the press, you’ve really got to have a mutually beneficial relationship here. With fighting for the freedom of the press and then the press, though, not taking advantage of that and exploiting a [...]