The Corner

Bad News For Chris Shays

The New York Times endorses his opponent. Newspaper endorsements are normally worthless, but Shays voters are Times cultists. Indeed, Shays himself has been identified as Chris Shays (R-NYT) so many times I’m kind of surprised that he didn’t simply de-materialize once the source of all his magical power was cut off.

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Elections

Weirdo O’Rourke

Friends of the young Bill Clinton and Barack Obama spoke of the special glow of promise they had about them, even back in their early twenties. Angels sat on their shoulders. History gave them a wink and said, “Hey, good lookin’, I’ll be back to pick you up later.” Robert O’Rourke? Not so much. He ... Read More
U.S.

McCain at Annapolis

President Trump has been doing a lot of tweeting today -- against TV programs, companies, and other things that have incurred his displeasure. These tweets make for interesting reading. One of them is this: So it was indeed (just proven in court papers) “last in his class” (Annapolis) John McCain that sent ... Read More