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The Bullshit Campaign

While writing this blog, I find myself treating the Republican Party with increasing ridicule and contempt. There are good reasons for this. They obstruct the legislative process, they smear opponents with outrageous claims, they propose tax “reform” that has no aim but to enrich the wealthy at the expense of everyone else and—there’s no other way to say this—they lie all the time.

But lying is the wrong concept. Most of the time Republicans are not lying, they’re bullshitting.

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