Nothing to Offer but Fear Itself: On the GQP’s Labyrinth of Bullshit

Barry Dredze
5 min readFeb 24
DeSantis signing the “stop woke” bill in Hialeah Gardens, FL, on April 22, 2022 (Photo: Daniel A. Varela, MCT)

“Woke!,” “wokeness!,” “wokeism!,” cry Putin’s little American fascists…. This is all we need to know about how Republicans will try to get us to vote for them.

The GQP has nothing to offer but fear itself. Which does not mean, however, that their policy priorities, such as they are, aren’t scary enough all by themselves. It is just that the only…

Barry Dredze

Just another mortal, tweaking my cognitive map on the fly.