Frank Schaeffer, former conservative Christian and right-wing idealogue, has come a long way, baby. In a recent essay for AlterNet, he describes the terror experienced by white men in power in America. And then he calls them out on their bullshit.
The American political process is being hijacked by a reckless, whining dangerous gang of psychologically damaged white men who are far-right ideologues. I used to be one of them. It’s time to tell the truth about our white male problem.
The real problem we face is not economics or gun ownership or what happens to Planned Parenthood, but how we can reintegrate a few hurting marginalized white males in Congress and their most ardent delusional supporters into a better future while stopping them from using self-created political stalemate to burn down the house we all share.
Read the full essay for everything juicy in the middle.