All of this Oscar talk made me feel bad about all the great films I’ve missed in the last year or so. So, last night I decided to start playing catch-up. A small bit on insomnia helped. So, cineast that I am, I pay-per-viewed “The 40 Year-Old Virgin.” I thought it was great. My only complaint is that it was raunchier than I thought it needed to be. Then again, I caught the the MA-rated version rather than the R-rated version. But my guess is it was still too raunchy. But funny raunchy.
What’s been most remarkable so far about Republican senators lining up to try to fill the Supreme Court vacancy is the lack of drama. There hasn’t been a key meeting or event, or a fence-sitter who, after a long bout of public agonizing, promised to provide the decisive vote. Instead, the votes needed to move ... Read More
See if you can follow this: In an effort to depict Donald Trump as if he were in an espionage conspiracy with the Kremlin, the Obama administration used bogus information, from a man the FBI suspected was an actual Russian spy, to brand as a suspected Russian spy a former U.S. naval intelligence officer who had ... Read More
Once when I was a kid, my dad held up three fingers and asked, “Does this two look like a three?” Little did I know that this attempted sleight of hand would become a regular feature of the process for appointing federal judges. Watch for it in the days ahead as the Senate considers President Donald Trump’s ... Read More
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday defended her previous suggestion that Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden should not debate President Trump, claiming the president has “no fidelity to fact or truth.” Ahead of the first presidential debate next week, Pelosi doubled down during an appearance on ... Read More
Judge Amy Coney Barrett is everything feminists say they admire. She’s a brilliant and accomplished lawyer and judge. She graduated from the University of Notre Dame Law School at the top of her class. She clerked not only for the Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit but also for the Supreme Court, for Justice ... Read More