Ed Gillespie and the ‘good Nazi’ dilemma

There will be no return to normal, healthy politics until the Republican Party has been thoroughly defeated, and either reformed or replaced. Such a realignment is hard to imagine in the near term, and almost impossible to achieve without some very worrying political disruptions. In the meantime, “nice” political figures like Gillespie are on the wrong side of a nasty moral divide.

Why white people won’t talk about race

Nice people don’t talk about race. It’s a white cultural convention that rendered Republicans impotent against an onslaught of racist rhetoric from figures like Donald Trump and Roy Moore. It’s a idea that has to die before it kills us.