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The ad is an attempt to staunch the bleeding, as the company’s mens razor market share continues to erode precipitously

The reaction to Gillette’s toxic masculinity ad has been swift and so far, unforgiving. Procter & Gamble shareholders must be wondering: was the company’s decision to run the controversial ad a brilliant marketing ploy that will ultimately inure to the bottom line, or a needless act of self-immolation?

At first blush, one’s initial reaction might be that airing the vexatious ad was an imprudent decision, likely to cause an unwanted backlash. Many are calling it an unexampled and suicidal act of corporate marketing stupidity. A shaving products company should not be in the business of virtue-signaling. Right?

But, not so fast…

Gillette seemed to believe that it could replicate Nike’s [click to continue…]

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Just when you thought the most pathetic cable TV news channel in the world couldn’t sink any lower, along comes regular CNN guest, left-wing loudmouth Ana Navarro, who began filing her nails during a debate on illegal immigration with former Trump adviser, Steve Cortes.

Navarro’s insouciance about the problems of illegal immigration has for years made her the perfect mouthpiece of the establishment GOP, who exhibited the exact same attitude on securing our Southern border as Navarro: utter and complete indifference.

In keeping with their quest to present to the viewing public the most vitriolic, uninformed and partisan commentators, Navarro will surely continue to have an illustrious career at CNN.

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Redefining Conservatism in the Internet Age

Tucker Carlson has set the stage for a robust debate on the need for conservatism to evolve

Tucker Carlson set off a firestorm recently with commentary that suggested the long-held tenets or assumption of conservative philosophy need to be reevaluated and reexamined in the 21st century of the tech giants.

Carlson has done conservatism an enormous service by raising some substantive issues that conservatives in particular and the Republican Party in general have studiously avoided and that must be discussed if the Party and

conservatism as a social and political philosophy is to have any relevance in the era of Google, Facebook and Amazon.

Carlson is correct when he suggests some of the inviolable principles of conservatism are no longer meaningful in an age when there is a growing disparity in wealth and a small number of corporations exert a disproportionate impact on our daily lives. Carlson raises the important [click to continue…]

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Return of the Useful Idiot

Romney’s op-ed reminds conservatives why they banished the Establishment GOP to the hinterlands

Mitt Romney started the New Year with a bang, by writing a highly critical op-ed in The Washington Post, harshly rebuking the president of his own party. Romney may have thought he was calling attention to Trump’s character defects, but all he accomplished, even if unwittingly, was to raise the ire of conservatives and remind them of the rank and manifest stupidity of former leaders of the party Establishment. Romney’s attack also provided Republican voters an occasion for self-congratulation on the decision to banish witless Republicans like Romney to the hinterlands during the last election.

Romney exhibited one of the most emblematic and unforgiving characteristics of the Old Guard of the party: playing the role of useful idiots for the Democratic Party and its wholly-owned subsidiary, the mainstream media.

Romney’s rebuke of Trump, penned in the paper that serves as the official communications organ of the Democratic Party, clearly indicates he has been afflicted with a terminal [click to continue…]

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Jill Abramson, former executive editor of the New York Times, recently said the paper has become “unmistakably anti-Trump”.

This is supposed to be a revelation? Her criticism of her former employer is unremarkable, banal, almost trite. Of course the Times is anti-Trump; it was previously anti-Romney and anti-McCain. The paper has been the official communications organ of the Democratic Party for the past thirty years. This fact is so self-evident and so incontrovertible, that Abramson’s comments are hardly going to raise any eyebrows.

Following the directive of its executive editor, Dean Baquet, the “paper of record”, crossed the Rubicon during the later stages of the presidential election when the campaign of their candidate of choice started to crater. Abramson’s critique is unenlightening, although she does belatedly agree with the proposition that the mainstream media has become [click to continue…]

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Romney Excoriates Trump in Washington Post Op-Ed

Mitt’s Washington Post Waterloo

In a recent op-ed penned in the Washington Post, failed presidential candidate Mitt Romney, once again trained his sights on the president of his own party, explicitly suggesting that Trump lacks the character for the position as the nation’s Chief Executive.

Romney then went on to blame president Trump for the current political polarization in the country and stigmatized him and his followers as racists, nationalists and misogynists; in short, he adopted all the [click to continue…]

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Angela Merkel Insists Nations Must Surrender Their Sovereignty

Political problem for Europe is that the voters don’t agree

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, an unrepentant trans-nationalist and globalist, again called on the individual nation-states of Europe to surrender their sovereignty to the the unelected and unaccountable EU bureaucrats in Brussels. During a speech at an event hosted by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in Berlin, Merkel made it clear that before she steps down in 2021, she intends to vigorously implement the globalist agenda, the will of the German people who opposed her policies be damned.

This haughty attitude was manifest when she responded to politicians in her own party who had lamented they should have listened to the will of its citizens before signing the controversial UN migration pact. For these politicians, who had the radical idea of abiding by the wishes [click to continue…]

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Elizabeth Drew’s Fantasy Article About Trump’s Impeachment

File this article under the category of wishful thinking tinctured by the author’s innate and incorrigible bias.

In a recent New York Times article, Elizabeth Drew argues, that president Trumps is in imminent peril due to the revelations/speculations regarding Michael Cohen’s payments to Stormy Daniels in exchange for her silence concerning her alleged affair with Trump, long before he was a candidate for president.

Few articles on the subject of the probability of Trump’s impeachment have been written that exhibit the level of profound ignorance on the subject as the commentary written by Drew. Her analysis is a classic case of a liberal who posits an event or the likelihood of an event to be true because they wish it to be true.

Drew’s shaky thesis is that Trump’s impeachment is intractable because members of his own party have decided that the president is too great a burden to the party or too great a danger to the country. The factual basis for Drew’s assertion? Revelations from the recent Michael Cohen investigations have led to,

“The odor of personal corruption on the president’s part — perhaps affecting his foreign policy — grew stronger. Then the events of the past several days — the president’s precipitous decision to pull American troops out of Syria, Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis’s abrupt resignation, the swoon in the stock market, the pointless shutdown of parts of the government — instilled a new sense of alarm among many Republicans.”

The Republicans who have expressed alarm are not identified by Drew, nor does she explain how the “odor of personal corruption” surrounding the president constitutes an impeachable offense. Drew doesn’t accept the view that a Republican-dominated Senate would exonerate Trump. And why is this? Because, Drew contends, the political situation is fluid and with each passing day, becomes more perilous for the president,

Stasis would decree that would be the case, but the current situation, already shifting, will have been left far behind by the time the senators face that question. Republicans who were once Mr. Trump’s firm allies have already openly criticized some of his recent actions, including his support of Saudi Arabia despite the murder of Jamal Khashoggi and his decision on Syria. They also openly deplored Mr. Mattis’s departure.

For Drew, the disapprobation from a few neverTrumpers in the Senate is sufficient evidence that the rest of the Republican members will throw Trump to the wolves. Drew apparently hasn’t heard that two of Trump’s most vocal critics, Jeff Flake and Bob Corker will be retiring. Without a scintilla of evidence or reference to a Republican source, Drew makes the astonishing assertion that the GOP is now ready to dump Trump.

For Drew, it will be his fellow Republicans that seal Trump’s fate. Ostensibly, those who had doubts from the beginning concerning the sustainability of his presidency, will now decide that, Trump has become, “too great a burden to the party or too great a danger to the country.” Drew contends that Trump will be axed because Republicans will opt for their own political survival.

In case Drew hadn’t noticed, whether it bodes ill or well, the GOP is Trump’s party. The question as to why, the same members of Congress, who have supported the president on many of his policy initiatives, will now feel obliged to cast him aside is never explained by Drew. But, why should facts and reasoned argument get in the way of Drew’s omniscience?

This isn’t the first time that Drew has fantasized about the political inexorability of Trump’s eventual doom and demise. Back in March, Drew claimed that Stormy Daniels and the tenacity of Inspector Javert, Robert Mueller made Trump’s presidency more vulnerable with each passing day. Drew was certain of Trump’s demise yet again in May.

Here it is January, 2019, and Drew still believes that Trump’s reckoning is right around the corner.

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Tony Blair: Brexit Wrecker

The inability of British Prime Minister Theresa May to negotiate an exit strategy from the EU sufficient with which to garner support from members of Parliament, has led to a chorus of criticism from anti-Brexiteers, who have used the paralysis in May’s government, as an auspicious occasion to argue for the necessity of taking another referendum.

One of the most prominent members in the ranks of the anti-Brexiteers, is former British Prime Minister, Tony Blair. Blair, a European elite, one-worlder and Bill and Hillary Clinton chum, personifies perfectly all that is wrong with European political elites.

Blair has openly advocated discarding the will of British voters by holding another referendum on the issue of leaving or staying within the EU. He has unabashedly met with leaders of the EU to subvert the will of Great Britain’s voters by fervently working to sabotage Brexit.

In his exalted opinion, Blair, as well as his fellow anti-Brexiteers, essentially believes the people who once elected him to office, were simply too ignorant and backwards to understand the consequences of their original decision to sever the relationship with the EU. To call his views condescending would be an understatement.

The explanation offered by British elites for the ignominious rejection they suffered on Brexit, is that the voters were either ignorant, or easily duped into believing the exit from Europe would be problem-free.

Blair’s persistent, arrogant and anti-democratic efforts to keep Britain within the EU have become so brazen, that it prompted an unprecedented, stinging rebuke from current Prime Minister, Theresa May.

May delivered a broadside against Eurocrat and Brexit wrecker Blair,

“For Tony Blair to go to Brussels and seek to undermine our negotiations by advocating for a second referendum is an insult to the office he once held and the British people he once served.

May continued,

We cannot, as he would, abdicate responsibility for this decision. Parliament has a democratic duty to deliver what the British people voted for.”

Blair is symptomatic of the enormous rift that has developed within the past ten years between the political preferences of democratically elected leaders and those of the voters they are ostensibly supposed to serve. Blair provides a typeset for the corrupt, anti-democratic political leadership that unsurprisingly now finds itself embroiled in conflict, as their globalist policies and prescriptions are being rejected by the voters, who are tired of their authoritarianism, condescension and arrogance.

Blair, like French President, Emmanuel Macron, is a firm believer in global warming, European integration and open borders. Elites like Blair and Macron, don’t feel any need to ask the voters whether they share these policy priorities. Prime Minister May reminded Blair, that in no small [click to continue…]

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Theresa May Excoriates Anti-Brexiteer Tony Blair

Oh my. As I noted in an earlier post, among the most prominent member in the ranks of the anti-Brexiteers, is former British Prime Minister, Tony Blair. Blair, a European elite, one-worlder and Bill and Hillary Clinton chum, is the perfect embodiment of what is wrong with European political elites.

Blair has openly advocated discarding the will of British voters by holding another referendum on the issue of leaving or staying in the EU. He has unabashedly met with leaders of the EU to subvert the will of the voters by fervently working to sabotage Brexit.

In his exalted opinion, Blair essentially believes the people who once elected him to office, were simply too ignorant to understand the consequences of their original decision to sever the relationship with the EU. To call his views condescending would be an understatement

Blair’s persistent, arrogant and anti-democratic efforts to keep Britain within the EU, now has prompted an unprecedented stinging rebuke from current Prime Minister, Theresa May.

May delivered a broadside against Eurocrat and Brexit wrecker Blair,

“For Tony Blair to go to Brussels and seek to undermine our negotiations by advocating for a second referendum is an insult to the office he once held and the British people he once served.

May continued,

We cannot, as he would, abdicate responsibility for this decision. Parliament has a democratic duty to deliver what the British people voted for.”

Blair is symbolic of the enormous gap that has widened in the past ten years between democratically elected leaders and the voters they are ostensibly supposed to serve. Blair is the template or typeset for the condescending political leadership that is currently plaguing the continent. Blair, like Macron, is a firm believer in global warming, European integration and open borders. Elites like Blair and Macron, don’t feel any need to ask the voters whether they share these policy priorities. Prime Minister May reminded Blair, that in no small measure, it was his open border policies that spurred millions to vote for leaving the EU.

This is one of the reasons for the upheavals occurring not only in Europe, but also within the U.S. as well.

People are tiring of the arrogance and condescending attitude of their leaders.

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