A Moment of Indulgent Gloating

[Content Note: Bigotry.]

I've got a new piece up at BNR in which I indulge in just one moment of gloating at the Republicans' expense: "Dems Throw Down the Gauntlet to Republicans: We're Unified, You're a Mess."
This is the moment we've been waiting for: Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have worked through their policy differences and come together onstage as a unified team, determined to defeat Donald Trump and lead the nation into a new era of progress.

Bernie has given Hillary his unqualified endorsement. Hillary will soon officially accept the Democratic Party's nomination. After a long and often contentious primary, we can breathe a sigh of relief. We are coming together. We are united.

I hope Republicans are watching—because this is the closest they're going to get to unity in this election.

After a dumpster fire of a primary in which 17 bozos crawled into a clown car and one nightmare clown emerged with a flower pinned to his lapel squirting liquefied bigotry, the Grand Old Party is truly a nine-ring circus.

Donald's campaign is a disaster; Republican donors would rather shred their money for the cat box; elected Republicans are fixing to avoid the convention like it's a feminist retreat; what endorsements Donald does have are begrudging at best; and a "Never Trump" campaign is still trying to figure out how to 86 the nominee and install some other joker without alienating Donald's base.

...Hillary's case, all along, has been: "Vote for me because I care about you." Donald's has been: "Vote for me because I care about me."

That's not a call for unity. It's a call for sycophancy, made by an insecure lout who isn't running for president for what he can do for the people, but for what they can do for his ego.
Head on over to read the rest! And share one rare and precious moment of gloating with me. We deserve it!

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