The Corner

A Mite Confused

How can Pelosi announce unilaterally that she will “prevent” or forbid Dem members of the House to serve on a Katrina commission? There must be some arcane House or Dem caucus rule that permits such a declaration — but what kind of punishment can she, as minority leader, really levy on a someone who decided to join except screeching in their ear and pinning them down and injecting them with her Botox?

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White House

For Democrats, the Party’s Over

If the Democrats are really tempted by impeachment, bring it on. Since the day after the 2016 election they have been threatening this, placing their chips on the Russian-collusion fantasy and then on the phantasmagoric charade of obstruction of justice. The attorney general accurately gave the ingredients of the ... Read More
Elections

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