Allowing lobbyists to pay people to stand in line for public hearings is only bad in a purely symbolic way. Which is to say, it’s really, really bad.
Why don’t more women come forward? Because we set up the system to make sure they wouldn’t.
I can’t say for certain when the first time I ever heard an Aretha Franklin album was. Her music was simply always there, in the the same way that Ella’s music was always there. I was weaned on her music, and to it.
It’s not as easy a question as you might think.
Will is out son assignment, but Tod has a bunch of links to stuff! And things! And, um, some other stuff and things!
In which the victory of Roy Moore deflates the myth that Trumpism is primarily about Trump.
I’m an old dog, so I’m still having to learn all the social media tricks.
So, what did you guys do this weekend?
Dylan Marron’s highly anticipated new podcast promises to provide greater understanding across the political divide. Instead, it makes bank off of making that divide even more entrenched.
Everyone is assuming new White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci is a neophyte who doesn’t know what he’s doing. It’s actually much worse than that.
Don’t say goodbye, because he hasn’t really left.
Anecdotal evidence can often be treacherous. But that doesn’t mean it’s always wrong.
Four years ago, I worried that fringe conspiracy theory-driven media would destroy American conservatism. As it turns out, it’s actually much, much, much worse than that.
A post-modern dystopian nightmare.
Because every evil dystopia has its band of ragtag resistance fighters with that one in a million chance of toppling an empire.
What I saw instead of Rogue One, to my great surprise and delight.
Musings on the inherent struggle between self-righteousness and empathy, and what it means to be privileged in a complex world.
Random thoughts and musings on President Trump, the game of soccer, and a truly historic election.
Those who claim the press have been conspiring to sit on stories about Donald Trump haven’t been paying attention to the press.
Not one of which is, “You know, that Jim Cramer is really on to something.”
This week, the Washington Post’s Charles Lane insisted that the media has done its job this election. He’s wrong.
“I think they are unfounded just based on what I’ve read,” said the Republican nominee. “Totally unfounded, based on what I read.”
On meeting Phyllis Schlafly.
A note to the readership.
A new Politico report presents a perfect test case on the question of why people really rally around litmus-test political issues.
I do not stand with the Bernie-or-Bust crowd. But I am of them.
With so much to do, your only regret will be that the city’s Roller Derby team is on the road during Leaguefest.
You shouldn’t judge Melania Trump by the incompetent actions of her husband’s staff. But you sure as hell should judge the staff.
We have a Friday night meeting place and a Saturday Big Dinner restaurant — but we still need your input.
Man, that Donald Trump guy ruins everything!
Attending? Thinking of attending?
We have info, and questions for you!
Are there plans to make movie reboots of Matlock, Leave It to Beaver, or the Brady Buch? If so, they should really consider Idris Elba for those.
Why is Brexit a victory for American conservatives? Where exactly is their dog in this fight? What thing have they won that I am just not seeing?
If you’re a liberal, you should think twice before rewarding the world’s lamest slumber party.
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Like it or not, the 2016 POTUS race is already over.