Trump isn't very Good at Basic Politics

Remember how people used to think he was playing multi-dimensional chess?

Foreign Interference in the 2020 Elections

The Russians are at it again, with the cooperation of the Trump administration and its enablers.

Brent Scowcroft, 1925-2020

The National Security Advisor to Presidents Ford and GHW Bush has died.

Kamala Harris or Susan Rice?

Joe Biden has either narrowed down his choice for running mate down to two women or he hasn't.

America's Exceptional Failure

Our response to Covid-19 has been exceptional in all the wrong ways.
President Trump at the Bioprocess Innovation Center at Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies President Donald J. Trump listens to a reporter’s question during a press conference Monday, July 27, 2020, at the Bioprocess Innovation Center at Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies in Morrisville, N.C. (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead) President Trump at the Bioprocess Innovation Center at Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies President Donald J. Trump listens to a reporter’s question during a press conference Monday, July 27, 2020, at the Bioprocess Innovation Center at Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies in Morrisville, N.C. (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead)

Trump's Free Fall Over?

The President has hit rock bottom.

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Thursday's Forum

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President Donald J. Trump boards Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews, Md. Friday, July 10, 2020, en route to Miami International Airport in Miami President Donald J. Trump boards Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews, Md. Friday, July 10, 2020, en route to Miami International Airport in Miami

Dissatisfied

Will we ever be satisfied?

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10-Term Congressman William Lacy Clay Ousted

Yet another incumbent has lost his primary contest.

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Kansas Republicans Reject Kobach

An open Senate race is now much more likely to stay Republican.

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Wednesday's Forum

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President Trump Travels to Texas President Donald J. Trump waves and gestures to the crowd upon his arrival to Midland International Air and Space Port in Midland, Texas, Wednesday, July 29, 2020, where he was greeted by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, former Secretary of Energy Rick Perry, Texas Lt.Gov. Dan Patrick, Texas Republican Chairman Allen West, U.S. Representative candidates, and members of the community. (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead) President Trump Travels to Texas President Donald J. Trump waves and gestures to the crowd upon his arrival to Midland International Air and Space Port in Midland, Texas, Wednesday, July 29, 2020, where he was greeted by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, former Secretary of Energy Rick Perry, Texas Lt.Gov. Dan Patrick, Texas Republican Chairman Allen West, U.S. Representative candidates, and members of the community. (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead)

The Full Axios Interview

The simplism is strong.

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Trump and his Charts

A clip from Trump's Axios interview shows a man who really does not understand what is going on.

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The Business of the News is Business

"We are a cancer and there is no cure,"

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The Truth Is Paywalled But The Lies Are Free

It's much easier to fund bad information than good.

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Tuesday's Forum

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Hoisted on his own anti-VBM Petard

Trump's nonsense campaign against vote-by-mail could cost the GOP votes.

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Monday's Forum

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Reporting on Portland

Framing matters.

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1,000 Words to Ponder

For your consideration.

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Wilford Brimley Dead at 85

A great character actor is gone.

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Some Funerals Are More Equal than Others

The rules are different if you're famous.

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Sunday's Forum

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The Corruption of Justice

The AG is Trump's lawyer, not ours.

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SCOTUS Refuses to Block Trump's Illegal Wall

The Supreme Court isn't taking much of a break this year.

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Saturday's Forum

Welcome to August.

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A Photo for Friday

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Stupidity Was The Other Plague We Mismanaged

Having failed to prevent or contain it, aggressive stupidity is now washing over us.

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Harvey Updyke Dead at 71

Roll Damn Tide.

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