The Corner

“I LIKE FOOTBALL, AND I LIKE GIRLS”

The worst thing about Harold Ford taking so long to come up with a reasonable response to the Playboy party thing is that we had to endure the insistance from Tim Russert, Chris Matthews, Bob Herbert and many others that the silly Republican ad with the blonde you write about today, Byron, is racist. Maybe you have to be a closet racist to actually hear that dog whistle, but …. racist?

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Fight for Kavanaugh 

The cynics — or, perhaps more precisely, the realists — believed that the Democrats were playing for time in the hopes of finding another accusation against Brett Kavanaugh. The cynics were right. The New Yorker stooped to publish a shoddy story alleging that Kavanaugh exposed himself to a woman while he ... Read More
White House

Trump Stands By ‘Fantastic’ Kavanaugh

President Trump was supportive of his nominee to the Supreme Court during a radio interview set to be broadcast on Monday morning, in which he characterized Brett Kavanaugh as a “fantastic, fantastic man” and called into question allegations of sexual assault. In the interview — recorded on Sunday, ... Read More