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Colbert on the recent election

This is a followup to my last post about the ballot initiative in Kansas. Stephen Colbert gives us a more in-depth look at the other elections that happened at the same time:

He also warns you about how processed foods are killing your brains. Maybe that explains the Republicans (especially Donald Trump!)


Also published on Medium.

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3 Comments

  1. Sam Foster wrote:

    Good for Kansas, but, one good thing doesn’t erase the uncountable number of bad things they are doing. Keep the pressure on!

    Thursday, August 4, 2022 at 7:32 pm | Permalink
  2. Hassan wrote:

    This is perfect ruling by supreme court, let people decide sensitive topics.

    Friday, August 5, 2022 at 7:39 am | Permalink
  3. Iron Knee wrote:

    Hassan, you might be interested to know that there are at least some liberals who totally agree with you. For example, there is a good opinion piece in Politico — https://www.politico.com/news/magazine/2022/08/04/ginsburg-last-laugh-alito-00049773
    Here is a brief excerpt:

    Alito’s long-term legacy may well be as the justice who facilitated a national consensus on behalf of abortion rights. Quite unintentionally, today’s hero of the “pro-life” movement could end up being a giant of the “pro-choice” movement.

    Alito’s achievement was to take abortion out of the arena where it has been for a half-century — a place in which aggrieved advocates on both sides invoked a hypothetical world in which abortion is no longer legal — and move it to an emphatically real-world arena. In this new environment, all kinds of people who under ordinary circumstances would prefer not to have to think and argue about abortion must decide which side they are on.

    Friday, August 5, 2022 at 11:03 am | Permalink

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