Daniel Gross mounts a lame defense of Spitzer’s prosecutorial tactics. The gist of it: So what if he was prosecuting people who may not have been, technically, you know, breaking the law? They were doing bad things, and the threat of prosecution forced them to stop. (It’s too bad we can’t put Gross through the wringer for writing dumb articles. I know the prosecution may not hold up in court, but it would at least get him to improve his behavior, right?) Gross’s defense also ignores the most serious criticisms of Spitzer, including his treatment of Grasso and John Whitehead.
The allegations against Brett Kavanaugh — outlined now on the record in the Washington Post by Palo Alto University professor Christine Blasey Ford — are substantial and serious. She claims that Kavanaugh knocked her down, groped her, and attempted to remove her clothes. Here’s the core of her ... Read More
The 27-year-old “Anita Hill” strategy of digging for dirt on a Supreme Court nominee didn’t work with Clarence Thomas back in 1991. But desperate times for liberals call for desperate measures. Just as with Anita Hill, no doubt it took a concentrated effort of importuning by a host of liberal Senate ... Read More
Will this be the week? With bated breath, we wait to find out whether we’ve reached the moment, after the Labor Day end of summer, just as the critical midterm races heat up, when President Trump will follow through on his threat to declassify and publicize key FISA-gate documents — in particular, the ... Read More