WATCH: When Sarah Palin Attacks [Cartoon]

The GOP giantess takes back America—by force!


The cover for our Attack on the Middle Class package is, we think, a monstrously funny take on the poster for the classic B-movie Attack of the 50-Ft Woman. Our editors talk about the cover here. But first, watch the cartoon:

 

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First they came after your paycheck. Then your house. What’s next?

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Invasion of the Brain-Devouring Platitudes

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Quick, free marketeers! Deploy the social safety net!

 

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SIX TRUTHS

Reclaiming power from those who abuse it often starts with telling the truth. And in "This Is How Authoritarians Get Defeated," MoJo's Monika Bauerlein unpacks six truths to remember during the homestretch of an election where democracy, truth, and decency are on the line.

Truth #1: The chaos is the point.

Truth #2: Team Reality is bigger than it seems.

Truth #3: Facebook owns this.

Truth #4: When we go to work, we're in the fight.

Truth #5: It's about minority rule.

Truth #6: The only thing that can save us is…us.

Please take a moment to see how all these truths add up, because what happens in the weeks and months ahead will reverberate for at least a generation and we better be prepared.

And if you think journalism like Mother Jones'—that calls it like it is, that will never acquiesce to power, that looks where others don't—can help guide us through this historic, high-stakes moment, and you're able to right now, please help us reach our $350,000 goal by October 31 with a donation today. It's all hands on deck for democracy.

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