Conservatives don’t get Vonnegut

The right loves to cite the short story Harrison Bergeron, but none of them actually understands its author or his politics

The other day, Ted Cruz made a feeble attempt to dunk on socialist presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. He and Ben Shapiro were riffing on Twitter about a letter Sanders wrote to the MLB commissioner…

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Justin Ward

Justin Ward

Journalist and activist. Founder and co-chair of DivestSPD. Bylines at SPLC, The Baffler, GEN, USA Today. Follow on Twitter: @justwardoctrine, @DivestSPD