The Campaign Spot

One Man’s Up for the Uphill Climb in Delaware

One of the toughest tasks for Republicans in the 2010 cycle will be keeping the House seat of Mike Castle, who’s running for the Senate in Delaware. But they have a candidate: businessman and political newcomer Frederick Cullis.

There are two Democrats definitely running, former lieutenant governor John Carney and transportation consultant Scott Spencer; there’s also a bit of speculation that if Beau Biden, son of Vice President Joe Biden, doesn’t run for his father’s old Senate seat, he might run for the House seat.

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PC Culture

America Is Intolerably Intolerant

When you think of the sheer vindictiveness of what happened to Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray, it takes your breath away. On the very night of his greatest career triumph, a reporter dug up his old tweets (composed when he was a young teenager), reported on the most offensive insults, and immediately and ... Read More
Politics & Policy

How Democrats Can Blow It in 2020

Donald Trump probably can’t win the 2020 presidential election, but the Democrats can lose it. What I mean is that in a contest between Trump and a generic Democrat, Trump would almost surely lose if the current political climate holds through 2020. According to a Fox News poll this week, 38 percent of ... Read More
Film & TV

Clint Eastwood’s Unforgettable Curtain Call

At 88, Clint Eastwood seldom appears on screen anymore and last acted in a movie in 2012’s mediocre Trouble with the Curve. So the final images of The Mule may be the last we see of him at the movies. If so, what an exit: understated perfection, with a playful hint of subverting his screen image. The Mule is ... Read More