Former Illinois Congressman Joe Walsh is (because why not?) running for President. Polite society must tiptoe around the language because Joe Walsh is difficult to categorize. I guess he has right wing bona fides on policy but slotting him among the right or the left doesn’t really fit. Before the Civil War, politicians like Walsh […]
The White House plans to spend the 2020 campaign attacking individual journalists’ family members: “It is the latest step in a long-running effort by Mr. Trump and his allies to undercut the influence of legitimate news reporting. Four people familiar with the operation described how it works, asserting that it has compiled dossiers of potentially […]
The Chosen One’s campaign manager is living well: “On January 3, the day of his 43rd birthday, Parscale bought a $2.4 million canal-front mansion in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Broward County real estate records show. The newly remodeled four-bedroom house came with steam and rain showers, enough solar panels to power the house off-the-grid and 95 […]
Please be a joke.
Stewart Lee is a fantastic comedian in England. His immigration rant several years ago about UKIP was brilliant and prescient. His upcoming book is a collection of his columns leading up to and covering Brexit. The Guardian posted an excerpt: “It is appropriate to describe Johnson with pure witless swearing, for that is all he […]
The effort is on to knock Harris out of the race. Candidates want to finish what Tulsi Gabbard started… “My two indirect experiences with Harris’s department during her tenure as attorney general (from January 2011 to January 2017) revealed a similarly callous regard for justice. The first was as a pro bono habeas investigator trying […]
Fallows wonders – “If an airline learned that a pilot was talking publicly about being “the Chosen One” or “the King of Israel” (or Scotland or whatever), the airline would be looking carefully into whether this person should be in the cockpit.If a hospital had a senior surgeon behaving as Trump now does, other doctors […]
She’s my candidate, so this hurts. You know where your candidate is vulnerable and for Kamala, its policy. Sucks, but that’s primary Presidential politics. It’s a blood sport. One job, one person gets the nod. The American Presidency is a lonely walk after a lonely path. Out of all politicians eligible there can be only […]
Cool. So when we all die in 30 years, we will know exactly who made it happen. I imagine that will be great solace. Closure, I guess. Update: Well that’s one way to fight off criticism.