Bench Memos

Subtle Signals!

Bush had a red tie on, Alito’s was blue. A signal of bipartisan outreach?

I won’t pretend Chuck Schumer will see it that way, though…

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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