Bench Memos

Senate Fairness Farce

We’re supposed to buy that Democrats havn’t all decided how they’re voting on Kavanaugh, and so there will be a second hearing to help them make up their minds. I hear Committee Member Senate Schumer just called Kavanaugh a “partisan warrior.” Yeah, his vote isn’t set. Give me a break.

By the way, if you Google “partisan warrior,” you’ll quickly be reading bona fide People for the American Way talking points . Chuck Schumer is as undecided on Kavanaugh as People for the American Way. 

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Senate Fairness Farce

We’re supposed to buy that Democrats havn’t all decided how they’re voting on Kavanaugh, and so there will be a second hearing to help them make up their minds. I hear Committee Member Senate Schumer just called Kavanaugh a “partisan warrior.” Yeah, his vote isn’t set. Give me a break. By the way, if ... Read More
Politics & Policy

‘We Can’t Afford It’

Leon Trotsky — n.b., Millennials: He was Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez before she was — understood the power of single-payer systems: “The old principle: who does not work shall not eat, has been replaced with a new one: who does not obey shall not eat.” The socialist powers of Trotsky’s time made good on ... Read More
U.S.

When the Press Sees Red

You’ve probably seen the viral footage of a Native American beating his drum, surrounded by a crowd of students from Covington Catholic high school. One of them, wearing a MAGA hat, is right in front of him, with a smirk on his face. It was an odd moment combining the end of the March for Life, which the ... Read More