Psychology tells us we have huge, indomitable confirmation bias. We find rational arguments to justify our intuitive position. Is it so hard to believe, when a candidate like triggers ALL of the modules in our morality matrix, that he won? That in a polarised election the one who ticks all the morale boxes was going to lose?Read More →
All We Need Now Is Jack Bauer! Is America’s Deep State Attempting To Influence The Race For The White House?
If Assange is correct, then what we have been witnessing over the past week is an attempt by middle-ranking agents of the FBI’s New York field office to even up the scales on behalf of Donald Trump. Just how far these rogue elements are prepared to go to keep Clinton out of the White House remains to be seen.Read More →
There is a lot of gloating at the apparent collapse of Trump’s campaign.
I hope they are right.Read More →
A good argument can be made that voting for Trump or Clinton is essentially exactly the same thing.Read More →
To win, Trump needs to get 7 out of 10 white male voters, and his spiteful angry reaction to being told he’s wrong is the exact same spiteful angry pride that you see erupt from many white men when they are challenged.Read More →
Why is this woman, this feminist, this progressive, demonised as some sort of fanatical neoliberal war goddess? Why do even New Zealanders who identify as “left-wing” claim to see no meaningful difference between Clinton and her Republican rival, Donald Trump?Read More →