How Is This Happening?

(Disclosure: language warning in the links) We’re at quite a strange and disheartening time in American politics. Some elected officials, and their supporters, did not condemn white supremacists when they caused all kinds of trouble in Charlottesville, VA, including driving a car into a crowd and killing a woman. Even vaunted political figures Jake and […]

All the Grown Ups Are Being Run Off

There have been some stunning breaks in the Senate Republican conference in the last couple of weeks, but none have been more bold and zealous than the announced retirements of Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee and Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona. Flake has a lifetime score of 93 from the American Conservative Union and an […]