The Tech Boom and the Fate of Democracy: Ars Technica Live: Definitely Not My Morning Coffee

Matthew Yglesias: "You have to understand the growing prominence of overt racism in conservative politics as reflecting the collapse-without-replacement of the other parts of the program...

... The Trump economic agenda is not actually different from the Bush agenda even as it implicitly recognizes that Bushism is not tenable anymore. On cultural issues, the whole elaborate framework around blocking marriage equality while touting marriage as a poverty cure has evaporated but again replaced with nothing at all or what amount to irritable mental gestures about bakeries..."

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