The Campaign Spot

If He’s in a Scandal, He Has to Be an ‘R,’ Right?

I complained this morning about the Washington Post’s disinterest in Bob Etheridge’s altercation, but a reader shows me the New York City CBS affiliate has an innovative way of handling a news story that depicts a Democratic lawmaker in a bad light:

Unless the “R” is short for “Really violent.”

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Law & the Courts

Rosenstein Defends the Mueller Probe

Well, did you think Rod Rosenstein was going to say, “You got me. The Mueller probe was inappropriate and politicized?” No, you didn’t. And the deputy attorney general did not disappoint. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal on Wednesday, Rosenstein defended the investigation as “appropriate ... Read More

The Witches of Bushwick

In Brooklyn, there is an occult bookshop called Catland Books. “Catland” is, one imagines, an apt description of the homes of the women who congregate there. The operators of the establishment have announced that they are planning to hold a special hex session this weekend to make Supreme Court justice ... Read More