He’s saying that suggesting that McCain thinks “regulation is always bad.” Senator Campaign-Finance Reform?
Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s passing has revived the myth of Merrick Garland’s mistreatment. In a New York Times piece, Adam Liptak and Sheryl Stolberg write that Senate Republicans’ decision not to confirm Garland in 2016 — after the death of conservative mainstay Antonin Scalia -- to a lifetime appointment on ... Read More
The official Black Lives Matter website no longer includes language encouraging the “disruption” of the “Western-prescribed nuclear family structure.” The language had been featured on the site's "What We Believe" page, in which the group had laid out its support for various extreme policies and ideals ... Read More
Who you gonna believe, me or your own eyes? Chico Marx in Duck Soup (1933) The long-rising blue tide that has colored American politics and values may have crested, but it could still have enough momentum to make it through the election year. Even if Trump is somehow reelected, the wielders of power and ... Read More
For those keeping track, here’s a list of Democratic Party “norms” for placing new justices on the Supreme Court of the United States, as they stand today: Norm #1: When Democrats are in charge of both the Senate and the White House, they are free to nominate and confirm any justice they please, as ... Read More
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg lived an extraordinary American life and leaves it with glowing admiration from even those who disagreed with her. That’s all any of us can hope for. It is an unseemly but by now commonplace sign of our times that, even though she passed away just as Rosh Hashanah had begun, the ... Read More