Paul Ryan gives a speech at CPAC in which he tells a touching story about a poor, hungry boy who doesn't want help from Big Government; he just wants a parent who loves him. As it happens, the story is a complete fabrication.
NPR reports that Russia is now broadcasting fake news stories into Crimea, with "lurid descriptions of chaos and violence wracking Kiev." Kiev is actually quiet and peaceful.
I hesitate to admit that I am still shocked by the profound hypocrisy of the self-appointed guardians of "Freedom" now running the Republican Party.
Paul Ryan, Ted Cruz, the Koch Brothers, and countless others in the GOP are only a hairs-breadth away from becoming the totalitarian monsters they claims to abhor. They share the same philosophy and the same tactics: Power is everything. And if you can't win on merit, propaganda is your best friend.
They will likely win the majority in the Senate in the November elections.
Welcome to the new America.