Tag Archives: Trump’s Base

Episode 74–Cultural Grievances + Sunk Cost Fallacy = Trump’s Base

In a wide ranging episode, Alabama Liberal dives deep into Trump’s base and creates an unusual theory on their motivations for backing a man the majority of the country can see is a criminal, con man, aspiring tyrant, etc. Popular myths are debunked, such as “Trump’s people are afraid to openly support him and that… Read More »

Is Roy Moore’s Win a Good Thing for Democrats?

Many loyal readers have been wondering why I’ve been oddly silent on Alabama’s special-election senate race, only commenting occasionally back when Mo Brooks was still in the race, and before it was officially a two-man race earning the hilariously appropriate moniker “Moore/Strange.” To be sure, both men suck—a corrupt Attorney General quid-pro-quo’d into a senate… Read More »