Tag: mitch mcconnell

Sour Home Alabama: Jeff Sessions is Too Arrogant to Ever Resign

Sadly, it doesn’t matter. It doesn’t matter how how many times he failed to tell the whole truth during his Senate confirmation hearing. It doesn’t matter how many times he spoke to the Russians. It doesn’t matter how unqualified he is to be the chief law enforcement officer of the United States. Jefferson Beauregard Sessions… Read more »

Extreme Makeover: Senate Edition

Last week, I noted that the old-school GOP operatives urging the Republican Party to support a federal carbon tax as a “market-based” way to address climate change might be better off supporting state-level efforts to put a price on carbon. After all, despite some evidence of bipartisanship on climate on Capitol Hill, House Speaker Paul… Read more »

In the Court of Public Opinion

Sometimes you can just tell when an effort is doomed. Such is the case with a peculiar proceeding in Oregon this past week, where an effort to get the federal courts to do with the Obama administration allegedly will not is guaranteed to down in flames–the height of irony, as the court case in question… Read more »