Tag: 2018 midterm elections

The Melting of Republican Snowflakes

That sound you hear is the playing of the world’s tiniest violin for Republican Governors who didn’t have enough sense to walk away from the party once Donald Trump secured the GOP presidential nomination in 2016, and who now fear the consequences: For nearly a decade, meetings of the Republican Governors Association were buoyant, even… Read more »

Weather: We Cared?

Did they die in vain? Next week marks the fifth anniversary of Superstorm Sandy’s assault on the United States, and one can’t help thinking of the 117 Americans who perished in that storm–and whether their deaths were simply forgotten by those who elected climate-change deniers in the 2014 midterm elections and the 2016 Presidential election…. Read more »

Trump Uncorks, Says Bob’s A Dork

I guess Donald Trump had to find something else to complain about because Alec Baldwin wasn’t in the SNL cold open last night: Sen. Bob Corker, the Republican chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, on Sunday called the White House “an adult day care center” after President Trump attacked him in a morning Twitter tirade…. Read more »

Even if Democrats Win Back Congress, Medicare for All May Be Doomed

Do you really think they have any idea what they’re in for? Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and the handful of Democratic Senators supporting Sanders’s Medicare for All initiative certainly deserve credit for getting behind such a bold effort–but they are profoundly naive if they think a bill establishing such a policy will make it through… Read more »