Vote how we tell you to or be blamed for the death of democracy is a strange perspective. https://t.co/gdrbxUpvk6— Ty Reynolds (@MMAtylander) May 27, 2023
K-Pax can now block me on social media since he is no longer a public official (temporarily, I believe). The Republicans in the Texas House of Representatives lanced a boil yesterday, but I'm still doubting that their MAGA fever has broken.
This was one of those weeks when so much happened that our collective memory has trouble keeping up (or maybe just mine).
The result of this is a pattern in which crimes typically committed by rich people are barely acknowledged, no matter how many millions of dollars are involved, while crimes typically committed by poor people are put in the spotlight. The media paints a very deceptive picture and unfortunately many Americans are fooled.
Judd Legum in The Guardian (from 2021) has a tale of two such crimes.