Bench Memos

Re: More on the Left’s Intimidation Campaign

Playing catch-up and following up on these recent posts, I’ll note that Michael McConnell (in the Wall Street Journal), George Will (in his syndicated column in the Washington Post and elsewhere), Rick Garnett (for FoxNews), and the NRO editors have all had excellent columns on what Garnett calls the “misguided, troubling, and transparent” campaign by supporters of Obamacare to “influence the Chief Justice through pre-fabricated outrage.”

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White House

For Democrats, the Party’s Over

If the Democrats are really tempted by impeachment, bring it on. Since the day after the 2016 election they have been threatening this, placing their chips on the Russian-collusion fantasy and then on the phantasmagoric charade of obstruction of justice. The attorney general accurately gave the ingredients of the ... Read More

The 24 Democrats

Every presidential primary ends with one winner and a lot of losers. Some might argue that one or two once-little-known candidates who overperform low expectations get to enjoy a form of moral victory. (Ben Carson and Rick Perry might be happy how the 2016 cycle ended, with both taking roles in Trump’s cabinet. ... Read More