De-escalation is a welcomed thing, but suddenly getting all you desire from a long-term foe should be accepted cautiously.
Michael Wolff’s The Fire and the Fury is the talk of the town and certainly the book of the moment.
Boom goes the dynamite.
A few quick observations on the indictment of Paul Manafort
In which the victory of Roy Moore deflates the myth that Trumpism is primarily about Trump.
In properly describing Donald Trump as a white supremacist, Jemele Hill joined a crowd of people who have done precisely the same thing. The White House’s response to her having done it though? It was very different.
It’s time to raise our voices.
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.
No public funds were used in the controversial portrayal of a Donald Trump-like Julius Caesar.
Examining how “fake” the news really is, and the methods by which our news is circulated.
I daresay these are the most explosive congressional hearings since Anita Hill’s testimoy.
As I watch the Trump Administration deteriorate into the political equivalent of the Fyre Festival, my thoughts naturally turn to Machiavelli.
So, you want immunity from prosecution, do you? Here’s a helpful guide to how to get it, if you’re, say, a former National Security Advisor.
The countdown to the House of Representative’s effort to “repeal and replace” Obamacare is ticking into its final moments.
Would a female Donald Trump still be Donald Trump?
What does it say about a leader that he always has his steak well-done, slathered in ketchup?
At least it can’t get any worse than this, right?
A very quick run-through of the February 9, 2017 decision in State of Washington v. Trump.
An explainer on a suddenly-controversial section of tax law.
Trump is an affront to my values and sense of decency. Why on earth would I want him to succeed?
Hear President Trump ROAR.
I made some silly jokes last night too, and I’m certainly no fan. But the facts aren’t all in on this one yet, so just hold up a bit. Lawfare did what I should have done: put on their critical thinking caps.
Read the article that prodded yet another enraged, petty tweet from the man who will soon be President.
On the art of punching down, punching-up, and punching sideways.
Ronald Reagan and Donald Trump via J.G. Ballard.
Saul DeGraw offers up some blunt talk to those who say that’s what they want from their leaders.
Within days of the Paris Agreement being signed, a climate change denier was elected. What now?
A mediation upon history and the cultural impact of Donald Trump’s electoral victory.
You don’t know the power of the dark post.
Not paranoid enough!
Jason Kuznicki — Becoming a Democrat
It turns out people are complex and no group is monolithic.
An attempt to plant goalposts.
In which Burt Likko tries to convince you, and himself, that it’s not going to be that bad.
Ted Cruz’s role was more indirect than that of his rivals. But he could have done more.
John Kasich ran a vanity campaign that never really began. He was the last opponent to drop out.