What goes through the mind of a cult member while they’re preparing their own ritual suicide? Yea, as you can see it’s becoming pretty difficult to find metaphors capable of capturing the insanity unfolding in our politics. So, today’s post at Forbes uses the Heaven’s Gate cult suicide from the 90’s as a reference point.
It’s dark and unpleasant, but the photo I found to headline the piece makes it all worthwhile.
Nowhere can I find any remotely sensible defense of this tax bill, just like I can’t find any sane defense of Roy Moore, or a fact-based defense of anything the Republican Party is doing. I’m used to arguing over policies, but our continuing national disconnect from objective reality is exhausting.