Dems Try to Use Mad Men Finale against GOP
They try so hard:
#MadMen ends tonight, but if you like the anti-women policies of the 1960s, you’ve still got the GOP. pic.twitter.com/w6cuFSmTHY
— The Democrats (@TheDemocrats) May 18, 2015
That tweet, from the party of Ted Kennedy, Bill …
Walter Lippman and Harry Reid
Here’s Walter Lippmann, long-time editor of The New Republic, in 1955:
But when the chaff of silliness, baseness, and deception is so voluminous that it submerges the kernels if truth, freedom of speech may produce such frivolity, or such mischief, …
The Divided-Government Scenario
It’s November 9, 2016, and it finally sinks in: A Democrat has again won the presidency. That certainly could be the outcome, and at present I’d say the odds slightly favor it. So my fellow conservatives, if that is what …
Racist Clippers Owner Donald Sterling Has Only Contributed to Democrats
L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling, whom commentators tried to tie to the Republican party immediately after his alleged racist statements became public, has in fact only given money to Democratic candidates, according to campaign-contribution records.
Sterling is in hot …
Charges Show Leland Yee, Shrimp Boy Plotting Illegal Gun Deals With Islamist Militants
Leland Yee, the Democratic California state senator arrested Wednesday on federal corruption charges, plotted to obtain illegal guns for a Chinatown gangster less than a year after pushing wide-ranging bills to require micro-stamping, restrict magazine choice, and regulate private handling …
What Do Democrats Really Stand For Today?
The Tuesday edition of the Morning Jolt features more on Barney Frank’s surprise retirement, some explosive news out of Iran, and this discussion in the shift in the thinking of the Democratic Party:
Democrats to White Working-Class Voters: Drop …
Late Republic Studies: Towards a Better Conservative Rhetoric
Yesterday, Kevin Williamson published an important piece, “Democrats Defend Political Persecutions in Texas,” which connected corruption among Texas politicians, Democratic ones particularly, with the deeply shocking David French story on “John Doe” political persecutions in Wisconsin. French added more to …
Harry Reid Didn’t Do It Alone
I do not wish to unburden Harry Reid of his many sins, but, to follow up on Charlie’s post and on our scathing (and entirely apposite) editorial, two additional indictments are in order.
First, as Charlie notes, Reid happily …
Marginal Republican Dominance
Can you picture it? It’s November 9th, 2016, and the Republican candidate has won! After all singing and cheering and tears of relief are over, well, what would you get?
In “Late Republic Studies: Three Scenarios for the Short Term” (…
Wasserman Schultz: ‘We’re on Offense’
Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D., Fla.) said Sunday that the Democrats are in a strong position for the midterm elections despite a growing litany of wobbly statements from party officials, elected politicians and liberal commentators.
Wasserman Schultz, chairwoman of the …
National Polls, State Polls, and Democrat Turnout
NRO is back this morning! Hurrah!
Also this morning, I’m scheduled to appear on Chuck Todd’s “Daily Rundown” on MSNBC around 9:40 or so.
So, headlining the Morning Jolt is something I wanted to post …