Day: July 12, 2016

News, Reardon for Mayor

Mark Reardon for Mayor: Make St. Louis Fun Again

Nobody likes traffic, but St. Louis was built to hold a million people. And it once did, back in the days when Democrats and Republicans took turns being mayor. [Free Offer for Business Owners at Bottom] (read the small print) Now, in this foul year of our Lord twenty-sixteen, just over 300,000 people call the …

2016 Election, Political Psychology

Caution: Identifying as ‘NeverTrump’ Changes Your Brain

When a person declares himself “NeverTrump,” he thinks he’s making a political statement. Or a moral one. But he’s not. He’s making a psychological commitment that’s very difficult and painful to break. Identity is the highest, most powerful form of persuasion. Identity also drives our decisions in parts of the brain we don’t really have …

2016 Election, Trump

How NeverTrump Promotes Race Violence

NeverTrumpers who don’t cross over stand to get a lot of blood on their hands. I’m not the only one noticing. If anything, I’m understating the case. Now we know: to be anti-Trump is to be pro-abortion and pro-race war.┬áTo be anti-Trump is to support violence against police officers, especially white police officers. That’s because …