Last updated on January 3, 2021
Trump’s staff may have tricked him into thinking he has a line-item veto. Attention-seeking becomes purer for the desperate POTUS*. Trump dithered because he thinks that improves an “unpredictability” brand that shines the turd of incompetence. Trying to make indecisiveness a fashion statement only works when horseshoes are hand grenades.
One of the glaring lies is that “the House and Senate have agreed to focus strongly on the very substantial voter fraud…” from the election. (Not true)
— Jim Acosta (@Acosta) December 28, 2020
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— Bill Kristol (@BillKristol) December 27, 2020
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— CNN Politics (@CNNPolitics) December 27, 2020
As President Trump rapidly approached a Monday deadline to avert a government shutdown, aides and lawmakers appeared flummoxed about his strategy, left to interpret musings from his Twitter feed while he golfed and otherwise remained out of public view.
Starting Tuesday, hundreds of thousands of federal employees would be sent home without pay. And even the many federal employees who continue to work because they are deemed “essential,” such as members of the military, will not be paid until a new funding bill is authorized.
Trump’s rent-seeking occurs in the media production of false messages, either misinformation or disinformation.
…while capital is unproductive, it appears to be productive as if through a miracle and thus masks the real productive processes. This second aspect of capital as the body without organs is precisely what Marx calls commodity fetishism: the fact that the production process is masked or eclipsed.
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