Politics

Orange (County) Is Still the New Blue

Democrats lost two congressional seats in Orange County, California. But a slate of down-ballot victories suggest a long-term commitment to growing the local Democratic party paid off in 2020.

The Case for Neera Tanden

After enabling Trump and fretting about political correctness, Republicans want to cancel the OMB nominee because she was too mean on Twitter. (Some lefties want to nix her bid, too.) Oh, please.

The Politics of Pardons

Gerald Ford’s pardon of Richard Nixon probably cost him his reelection. Trump’s quest for the 2024 GOP nomination is unlikely to be hindered by a giant pardon of his family and himself.