Leonard Pitts

Sioux City Journal

LEONARD PITTS: Right wing creates God in its own image

“I was a stranger, and you did not invite me in . . .”. A few words on creating God. Last week, Right Wing Watch, the liberal watchdog group, flagged online video of a recent interview with Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene by one Michael Voris of Church Militant, a far-right Catholic organization. In it, the Republican congresswoman, whose website touts her “strong Christian faith,” unburdens herself of an opinion that is, to put it mildly, startling.
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Bakersfield Californian

LEONARD PITTS: Democrats should challenge Republicans to climb

She was just trying to defend herself. It seems a Republican "colleague" had slimed Michigan state Sen. Mallory McMorrow in one of those ad hominem, free-of-facts, detached-from-reality, what-the-heck-are-you-even-talking-about attacks that have unfortunately become a staple of that party. Specifically, Lana Theis, also a Michigan lawmaker, sent out a fundraising email...
Sioux City Journal

LEONARD PITTS: Republican Party is a clear and present danger

Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.” – James Baldwin. Here’s what we’re not going to do here. We are not going to indulge the lazy rationalizations, false equivalence, cheap gaslighting and other forms of rhetorical chicanery that have become so common to political discourse in this era. Our country is in crisis, and we owe it better.