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Time for the Presumption of Guilt

It is a virtue of the American legal system that any defendant is "presumed innocent" until convicted in a court of law. To affirm...

What Trump’s “Treason Trip” Exposed about the Right

All this time we’ve been waiting to see what might be uncovered about whether there was “collusion” between Donald Trump and Putin’s Russia during...

Why Mueller Probably Shouldn’t, and Won’t, Subpoena Trump

(The "probably" in the title is my acknowledgment that these issues are complex, and that -- although I've been playing close attention on an...

How Every GOP Candidate Should Be Challenged (from Friedman’s “Trump and...

At one level, Trump's performance ("shameful," "disgusting," "treasonous") with Putin yesterday on the Helsinki stage contained nothing he has not shown before. But at another...

Trump Gives Himself Away on Putin and Russian Meddling

Not that we didn't know that Trump would go to the Putin summit, despite how the indictments brought by Mueller on Friday underscored the...

Clues Today’s Republicans Somehow Ignore (My Latest Challenge to the Conservatives)

This piece is appearing in newspapers in my very red congressional district (VA-06). ************************* It’s hard to figure whether today’s Republicans have lost their values, or...

Mueller Needs Far More Vigorous Support

It may not be an exaggeration to say that the fate of American democracy depends upon the Mueller investigation. (There are plausible scenarios that...

Raising Our Voices: A Thought Experiment

In the news just now: Trump grotesquely abusing his pardon power as a way of telling his cronies to keep their mouths shut, and...

From Russia (To Trump White House to Barbara Comstock) With Love

Virginia's 10th Congressional District Democratic primary is getting a bit of unusual attention these days. In short: Dan Helmer put up a new ad. Within...

We’re Losing Ground in a Political War We Absolutely Must Win

Introduction The ongoing damage to what’s best about our nation, over the past generation, has not just been the responsibility of the right, which has...