The Hell With “Compassionate Conservatism”: In 2023, Expect All MAGA Sadism, All the Time | The Smirking Chimp

So it is across most of the GOP leadership. The ever-nastier behavior we saw after the 2022 midterms wasn’t a show performed for the benefit of the Fox News-drunk base, or at least not entirely. That’s just who these people are: privileged bullies who can’t stand the idea of treating people different than themselves as equals. The more they come face to face with clear evidence that they’re losing the battle for hearts and minds, the more they’ll use the authority they still possess — which is a lot — to enforce ever more baroque punishments on the most vulnerable people in our society, out of their misbegotten desire for revenge.

Source: The Hell With “Compassionate Conservatism”: In 2023, Expect All MAGA Sadism, All the Time | The Smirking Chimp

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