Author: Andrew Donaldson

lawyer 6

Wednesday Writs: Pro Se Edition

Oh, that’s right, legal fans, the amateurs are in charge now with Em off on Vacation. And it might be a bit bumpier for you esteemed members of the bar than usual.

tea party 83

RetConning the Tea Party

Whatever its genesis, a populist movement is always a populist movement, and they always end the same way.

News 7

New Day for Evening News?

The sign of the times isn’t so much that Cronkite’s seat is changing hands yet again, but that CBS feels the need to explain why the format matters at all.

AOC 61

The House Knocks Back

It was inevitable that those seeking to knock down the House — the House who have their own constituencies, own concerns, and own political careers to worry about — would start knocking back.

Jeffrey epstein 55

Jeffrey Epstein Arrested, Again, Finally

Our legal system & our system of government is about to get a 2nd acid test on how much corruption it can handle. It failed the first such test with Epstein

Nancy Pelosi 101

House on Fire

Nancy Pelosi did not suddenly forget how to run the house, so the answer must be in the new makeup of her caucus.

debates 102

Debatable: The Slog in South Beach Part 1

10 candidates, almost as many moderators, 2 languages, 1 glaring technical glitch, and a whole lot of crosstalk: Night one of the Democratic debates is in the books.

Ravelry 141

Un-Ravelry

Ravelry didn’t just come out of the blue with their banning of all things Donald Trump. There is a messy ball of yarn to untangle here.

Kyle Kashuv 243

Paying the Price of Admission

I write lots of words. In all that writing what you won’t find is specific mention by name of any of the Parkland kids. Till now.

Steve Bullock 85

Totally Fair Unfairness

Gov Bullock isn’t being excluded because he is from Montana, candidate Bullock is because he didn’t meet the absurdly low standard to be included.

debates 66

The Coming Debate Slog in South Beach

With two nights and 20 candidates, it is highly likely the debate festivities will be less Rumble in the Jungle and more Slog in South Beach.

quarterly performance review 4

Good, Bad, and Indifferent: QPR for 2Q

Opining on the interwebs doesn’t have quarterly performance reviews, but if it did, let’s see how some of the words I’ve put out into the ether have held up.