David Atkins

Defending Franken is Neither Moral Nor Pragmatic

Of the many negative consequences of Donald Trump’s 2016 victory, one of the most depressing has been its effect on the psyche of many liberals. While most of the left has come to terms with what went wrong and taken at least a few positive steps to address it, a great many trusted voices in… Read more »

The Trent Franks Story Doesn’t Add Up

Trent Franks (R-AZ) is the latest in a wave of abusive men to resign from office in the wave of sex abuse allegations rocking the nation. Similar resignations are cascading so thunderously that Franks’ will likely be drowned out and forgotten by the middle of the next week. But it shouldn’t be. There is something… Read more »