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How to Reason Like a Twitter Mob

New York Post, November 26, 2021 Twitter reaction to my Deep State piece shows Dems are docile to Big Government By James Bovard Twitter is the gold standard for cutting-edge political commentary, at least according to Twitter aficionados. Roughly 20 percent of American adults use Twitter, though the large majority of tweets come from only […]

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FBI Article Enrages Hill Readers

My oped in  yesterday’s Hill, “Yes, the FBI is America’s Secret Police,”  spurred accolades including kook, lunatic, Russian agent, sick, delusional, shill, complete idiot, propagandist, and “lonely in his bunker” with his Unabomber beard. Even worse, I’m guilty of “normalizing authoritarianism.” Here’s some screenshots of comments from people who at least glanced at the article […]

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The Hill: Trump’s Liberal Critics Increasingly Unhinged?

The Hill, November 14, 2017 Do Trump’s liberal critics seem increasingly unhinged? By James Bovard, opinion contributor Last week’s anniversary of Trump’s election sparked widespread teeth-gnashing by the nation’s pundits.  Trump is supposedly the gravest threat to American democracy since the secession of the Confederacy. His presidency, probably, continues to be a boon for antidepressant […]

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