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This is a blog for families with wingnuts.

In my family, we’ve got a few, but my brother is the special case.

The rest of us don’t know what to do about him.

In 2004, after Bush was reelected, he and I didn’t speak for about five months. In 2008, when our mother told him that she was going to vote for Barack Obama, he called her “an idiot” and then yelled at her for awhile. That didn’t go over well.

The facts are:

1.    I love my brother.
2.    My brother is a crazy right wing zealot.

It’s a paradox. And it’s hard to know how to proceed. So I started this blog.

Mission: Reasonable

In our endless dialogue, I work tirelessly to persuade My Crazy Right Wing Brother toward a more reasoned politics.

All the while, I know that this is a totally pointless exercise.

Welcome to the dimension of the conservative imagination: