Maybe tamp down the protests, a bit. Such things can be overdetermined, but I’ve had people on both sides of the 2016 vote tell me that BLM and the Charlotte Rage may have flipped North Carolina.
There has to be a middle ground between the dumb view of “keep politics out of our comic books” (Uhhh, they’ve always been there) and politics overwhelming the medium. Whatever the case, it’s looking like Marvel might be taking a step back from the latter.
Michael Weiss argues that Trump isn’t disciplined enough to be Big Brother. As Trizzlor pointed out on Twitter (you should follow him there, if you don’t), the notion that he is this totalitarian ruler might be considered complimentary to him and many of his supporters.
What if Building The Wall ends up keeping more people in than out?
This strikes me as obvious, but important. Somewhat relatedly, but not the same thing, for people like me, there is a “woah” moment when someone big I mention or talk about on Twitter is suddenly talking to me when I’m used to being ignored.
Chris Ladd explains how Trump is the White Marion Barry.
Protest at your peril. Whether I am sympathetic to the workers or the employer depends on the particulars of the situation.
From Ted Cruz to Hillary Clinton to Vladimir Putin, it’s all fun-and-games until it isn’t anymore.