Every single person I've been talking to has expressed the same disgust, bewilderment and betrayal over this recent decision of the mayor to veto the non-discrimination ordinance. One of the reasons is it really brings home - literally - the abject ugliness of an administrative policy + partisan philosophy that is currently being played out on all levels of government (and indeed, reflective of society at large).
Hence this classic sequence from The Holy Grail perfectly encapsulating the sudden realization amongst many folks how
Case in point being the hand-in-glove disaster of the governor as he continues to corrupt and cripple Alaska. On account of outrage fatigue I can't keep up with the veritable tsunami of idiocracy and moral malfeasance he and the rest of the Republican party is unleashing upon us all, so I suggest you follow the efforts of Alaska's preeminent journalist Dermot Cole (plus Midnight Sun and also the Alaska Democrats).
Suffice to say we are witnessing firsthand a resurrection of the Grand Ol' Party's "Corrupt Bastard Club." I've long joked about Alaska being just a few years behind the rest of the country when it comes to catching up on both the good and bad as far as current events unfold in the Lower 48. Well here we are, watching the tide roll in and begin to eat away at the foundation of everything. On a
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