The conceivable explanations range from bad to worse.
It is clear by now that Donald Trump is a menace not only to the country, but to the Republican Party. His disinterest in policy, disregard for the legal and normative rules that govern the country, and disdain for anything that doesn’t momentarily slake the thirst of his unquenchable ego are driving his presidency to ruin…. Read more »
Emmanuel Macron’s overwhelming win over Marine LePen in France today was a victory of tolerance, human decency and a positive future for Europe. LePen’s brand of ugly nativist neo-fascism was so badly rejected again that LePen is moving to rebrand and change the name of the Front National. Attempts by foreign agents to sway the… Read more »
One challenge with writing on the weekend is that much of the biggest news during the week has already been beaten half to death and all the good takes already written. So it is with the Republicans’ passage of the horrendous AHCA earlier this week. The bill is so stupendously bad, and the Republican celebrations… Read more »
I know we’re not supposed to play the “what if a Democrat had done this” game, but sometimes the open corruption of the Trump Administration and the Trump family makes you want to scream. Look at this, and try to imagine the reaction if Chelsea Clinton’s hedge fund husband were making special Visa offers to… Read more »