arcane disputes: arguments over voting rights restrictions such as voter I.D., shortened voting windows, etc. Part of the phony War on Voting campaign.
bad guys: any nation opposed to American exceptionalism or Tea Party foreign policy. (See “pariah,” below, for the opposite conceit: that Obama and Kerry have turned the US into a “bad guy.”)
cooking the books: any data supporting the notion of climate change.
desensitization: any pro-choice position
income inequality: caused by immigrants taking jobs from natural-born Americans, according to Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions.
minimum wage laws: disguised welfare benefits
pariah: what the Iran deal has turned the US into.
putsch: any diktat from the White House. Every executive order is seen as a direct threat to democratic rule; the Obama Presidency is lawless, Obama is Nero, etc.
sensible regulation: when it comes to abortion, a near universal ban
unconstitutional: any Obama executive order.
winning: the sole objective of US foreign policy: victory over the “bad guys,” at any price. No shades of gray, no negotiations, no compromises. Mistakes football for war. When people say that football is “total war,”