Jonah, whether or not the average American likes trial lawyers, there are few things that unite the business community like their opposition to the plaintiffs’ bar. Contrary to the impression some have, the business community is anything but uniformly Republican, and the Kerry campaign was chipping away at business support for the President. Yet one likely effect of the pick will be to unite the businsess community behind Bush. Indeed, yesterday’s print WSJ carried a news story (written before the pick was announced), that an Edwards pick would likely reverse Kerry’s recent gains with the business community, and that the Kerry campaign was bracing for the impact. Many companies and business leaders that would have been happy to sit on the sideline will now actively support the President’s reelection. Indeed, the WSJ suggested that even the U.S. Chamber of Commerce might drop it’s traditional non-partisan stance for this election.
President Trump urged the president of Turkey in a phone call Monday not to "mistreat" Kurdish forces who have fought alongside U.S. troops against the Islamic State. “The President expressed the desire to work together to address Turkey’s security concerns in northeast Syria while stressing the importance ... Read More
It’s déjà vu all over again. A federal judge has blocked a lawful Trump-administration policy, essentially enshrining the Obama administration’s policy choices in social-justice granite. The practical result is a judicial equivalent of a one-way ratchet. The pattern is clear: Step One: The Obama ... Read More
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Democrats and others on the left offer three reasons for their opposition to building a wall on America's southern border. 1. A wall is ineffective. 2. A wall is too expensive. 3. A wall is immoral. Each one is false, so false as to constitute lies. So, the only question is: Do Democrats and others on ... Read More
Let’s begin with a series of difficult questions. What should the FBI do when it possesses information that causes trained counterintelligence officials to fear that the president of the United States is — either knowingly or unknowingly — falling under the influence of a hostile foreign power? Should the ... Read More
Kamala Harris is set to announce her candidacy for president sometime around Martin Luther King Jr. Day. What sort of chief executive would she be? Well, here’s your first clue: On December 5, Harris posed a series of written questions to Brian Buescher, President Trump’s nominee for district court in ... Read More