After you slither down the Capitol steps, a dream of public service mangled and stained by seedy compromise, what do you do next with your life? Join the speakers’ circuit, of course. For a modest and rapidly declining fee, your organization can be treated to the wit and wisdom of …
There’s no point hedging. It has been a remarkably bad year with the promise of worse to come. Events have unfolded at a furious pace with almost incomprehensible absurdity, frustrating any effort to settle on a narrative or summary. Then, a gift arrived in the form of a tweet from …
We live in interesting times. For a few days, the pace of public events will likely (hopefully) slow. There will be opportunities to spend time with friends and family, to disconnect from the chaos. If you’re among those fortunate enough to have downtime this holiday season, I hope you’ll seize …
There is a sick symmetry to Kolfage’s scam. Fourteen years ago he was literally blown to pieces in a war that was, itself, a trillion-dollar con.
What follows is comprehensive summary of the B-List, the second-tier of still-interesting and definitely dangerous Trump scandals that have mostly avoided headlines.
All I can offer is a quick recap of a few high points.
A special ‘Trump Scandals’ edition of the roundup.
If you thought it took patience and restraint to deal with your obnoxious uncle in better times, just wait till he shows up in a MAGA hat.
A political orphan’s guide to current events.
The man who stood at the Berlin Wall and taunted a dictator believed a world with fewer barriers was a world Americans would dominate. That was the Republican Party I joined as soon as I was old enough to vote.