This book, The Republican Noise Machine, came out in 2004. Even back then, it was at least 24 years in the making.
Now, continuing its ever-onward race to the bottom, which for the last five years or more has involved shovels and drills: the most made-up bullshit of all Rethuglican made-up bullshit. How the Dr. Seuss estate’s decision to stop publishing some of the more obscure titles from their catalog got spun into this absolute panic over “THE LIBTARDS CANCEL CAT IN THE HAT.”
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