The Politics of a (Potential) Shutdown

Let me let you in on a little secret.  Among the bluster and drama of the looming potential shutdown, nearly none of it has to do with legitimate arguments about spending and policy. Most of the fights and talking points have everything to do with the election in a little more than nine months. Republicans […]

Weekend Reads

Let us know what’s on your mind. Email us at editor@forwardthinkingpolitics.com. Have a great weekend. One year after the 2016 election, Esquire has an oral history. What are Steve Bannon, Reince Priebus, Sean Spicer, and Michael Flynn doing post-White House? (Politico) Nicholas Kristof of the New York Times with one perspective on reducing gun violence. Is […]