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I’d Thought Mitt Romney Might Become the Republican Voice the Nation...

I've said before that, throughout this darkening error, the mistakes I've made have all been in the direction of being overly optimistic about how...

Once Again Today, We See the Cost of Battles Unfought

A week ago I published here a piece titled "I'm Heartsick: Are the Democrats Going to Forfeit This Battle, Too." That one was about...

AG-Nominee William Barr, Revisited

In a piece here a few days ago, i.e. the day before AG nominee William Barr appeared at his hearing before the Senate Judiciary...

Why Impeachment Will Be a Must, and a Political Winner, Regardless...

I hope the Democrats in the House are clear-eyed about this: the time will surely come for impeachment hearings. (Not instead of doing all...

Poetic Justice: How Democrats Might Make a Kavanaugh Confirmation Backfire on...

As of this writing, the futures market deems it exactly a 50-50 proposition whether Brett Kavanaugh will be confirmed. My hope, of course, is that he...

Confronting the Emerging Threat to the Mueller Investigation: An Interim AG

For well over a year, we've watched Donald Trump's almost continuous efforts to kill the investigation being conducted into his campaign, his inner circle,...

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...

Here’s a Fight Worth Fighting (Re the Supreme Court Nomination Process...

The retirement of Justice Kennedy has everyone on the liberal side upset, up in arms, mobilizing, in a tizzy, ready to fight to prevent...

Shouldn’t the Dems Be Slamming Mitch McConnell Now?

It's hard to see how anyone with their head screwed on straight could be anything other than a Democrat in these times. Of America's...

Thoughts Turning to Alabama

This piece began life as a comment on today's News Page. Then I thought maybe it was worth sharing more broadly. *********** Like everyone else, I've...