Tweet of the Day
It's difficult these days to find a comment that you find so galling it makes your teeth hurt. When you have racists tweets like Trump's about Rep. Elijah Cummings and "The Squad," for instance, you have a pretty high bar to get over. But for some reason -- perhaps because of how callous his words word and so thoughtless from someone, egregious as he can be, who we expect to know better -- this from Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) is teeth-aching bad to me. But that's what makes the response Steve Singiser, a contributing editor of Daily Kos, one that I like so much for its direct, pointed and spot-on correct bluntness.
Forgetting for the moment that Rep. Ilhan Omar is from Somalia and knows it FAR better than Rand Paul does -- I would suggest that he visit Somalia because when he returns he might appreciate the plight of poor and desperate people more who are in need of help from their government.
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Robert J. Elisberg is a political commentator, screenwriter, novelist, tech writer and also some other things that I just tend to keep forgetting.
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