Here are a few analysis and prediction-heavy notes spinning out of what Democrats may eventually come to see as the most damaging event of this election cycle.
The idea at the heart of this skit—the remedy that everything needs more of—is a prime example of ideology revealed (or exposed) through popular culture. Likewise, the idea that the ultimate cure for an ailment or problem is necessarily more of what has already been tried (with unclear results, or, sometimes, plain failure) has evolved into an essential facet of post-Cold War cultural values.
Great Britain chose to leave the European Union. Greece chose to remain. Sovereignty was the issue, in some way, in both cases.
#DonaldTrump is 70 years old and can't hold a consistent policy position from one day to the next. Who's mind is really shot?
Any history of the American pop song has a chapter towards the end titled something like “Paul Westerberg,” or it's not worth reading.
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