Merismus (mer-is’-mus): The dividing of a whole into its parts.

The Republican Party is divided into liars, misogynists, bootlicks, and “Christians.”  These four parts, taken together, are tokens of disrepair. So long as they remain in power, the Republicans pose a danger to our republic: to the foundations of its moral outlook, and the regime of truth providing it guidance.

Definition courtesy of “Silva Rhetoricae” (

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