You could find a hundred articles describing how stupid the Republican tax cut plan is, but here's just one, from the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy. In order: no the U.S. is not "the most-taxed country" but actually one of the least-taxed, no corporations are not "overtaxed" since they can buy loopholes from their Congressfolk seemingly at will, and yes the rich will accrue most of the benefits from the Republicans' tax cut plan. Oh, and no repealing the Estate tax won't "benefit truckers." I guess in a roomful of zombies he'd have said it'd "benefit zombies."
Let's not give George W. Bush too much credit for obliquely criticizing the Trump Administration for fomenting nativism and isolationism, not merely because opposition to "free" trade isn't automatically racist, but because his toadies spent years telling us we were traitors and terrorist-sympathizers and haters of America and he had not word one to say about any of that. And when they crossed that line, they made it easier for their successors to cross more lines. (Of course, Mr. Obama's own commitment to civility is mainly a way of letting a lot of wrongdoers off the hook -- mainly banksters and torturers.)
Wisconsin Governor/King of Corporate Welfare Scott Walker starts gearing up to run for a third term. And though the Foxconn imbroglio will blow up in Wisconsin's face sooner or later, he will benefit from both a very low unemployment rate and his own considerable political skills. And the Democrats will no doubt run a get-beyond-partisanship, let's-all-get-along center-right loser, and no wave can bring that boat to shore.
After exposing Mr. Trump's questionable methods of "consoling" a dead soldier's family, Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-FL)'s office has to send constituent calls to voicemail after getting thousands of calls, a striking number of them threats against their person. I am not looking forward to hearing the twisted reasoning of right-wingers who still insist that TEH LIBRULZ ARE TEH REAL VIOLENTZ!!!!! And if Ms. Wilson holds even one town hall after this, she'll have outclassed virtually every one of her colleagues across the aisle. (By the way, if you're about to leave a rage-filled comment about this matter, please read this first.)
Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore took $1,000 from something called the Foundation to Defend the First Amendment, which turns out to be one of the many slush funds of a now-deceased Nazi wannabe named Willis Carto. This should inspire a Goofus and Gallant-style ad from his opponent: Doug Jones fights Nazis! Roy Moore takes their money! But if Mr. Jones has thought of it, I'm sure the national party is already working to convince him not to run it, because civility.
Trump Administration spokeshack Sarah Huckabee Sanders, responding to a reporter who actually asked tough follow-up questions, says it's "highly inappropriate" to "get into a debate with a four-star Marine general." I suppose she was trying to be funny, but she failed, instead coming off as someone who thinks reporters shouldn't "question" generals. Epistemologically speaking, it's assholes all the way down with this Administration.