Biden’s Defense Secretary

My latest for Defense One.

Monday’s Forum

Speaking of Numbers

Because a certain kind of election nerd likes graphs.

More Nonsense About the Election

A shadowy flight into the realm of evidence that does not exist.

Sunday’s Forum

Team Trump loses in PA Again

This time in the PA Supreme Court

On Faux Analysis of Biden’s Win

Arguments and analyses that are, well, turkeys.


That’s unpossible!

Biden Considering Lloyd Austin for SECDEF?

Yet another retired general in the post would be a bad idea.

Saturday’s Forum

Recount Protip

Team Trump and the WI recount.

Third Circuit Rejects Trump Campaign Appeal

They were rejected bigly.

Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead

America’s Slow Presidential Transitions

Why isn’t Joe Biden President already?

A Photo for Friday

Friday’s Forum

Sidney Powell Strikes Again

Bringing sloppy to the outrageous.

The Flynn Pardon

Perhaps the most normal thing President Trump has done.

SCOTUS Strikes Down New York Church Closures

The right to worship trumps the public’s health.

Thanksgiving Forum

Rethinking Flournoy as SECDEF

Women in national security circles love this woman.

GSA’s Certification Decision

Why did Emily Murphy finally do her job?

Cracks in America’s Election System?

Was Trump’s attempt to overturn the outcome a one-off or a sign of things to come?

Wednesday’s Forum

Feinstein Stepping Down

The 87-year-old former San Francisco mayor isn’t woke enough.

Biden SECDEF Pick on Hold?

Maybe it’s not going to be Michèle Flournoy after all.

Biden Transition Officially Underway

President Trump has finally allowed the GSA to certify the “apparent” winner.

Tuesday’s Forum

SSL Issue [UPDATE: Resolved]

No need for alarm.

Rush Limbaugh Slams Trump Legal Team

The EIB host and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient is not impressed.

Janet Yellen Biden’s Treasury Secretary Pick

Another unassailable if boring cabinet choice.

Alejandro Mayorkas Biden’s Pick for Homeland Security

He would be the first Latino and first immigrant in the post.

Avril Haynes Biden’s Director of National Intelligence Nominee

She’d be America’s first woman intelligence chief.

Certification Day in Michigan

At high noon.

Trump Has Already Stopped being President

He seems to have taken his ball and gone home.

Trump’s Legal Team Imploding

We won’t have Sidney Powell to kick around any more.

Biden to Name Blinken for State and Sullivan for NSC

The 46th President’s foreign policy team is taking shape.

Monday’s Forum

Virus Politics

The virus is real and infections and exposures have consequences.

More on Alternative Electors

More on why it isn’t going to happen.

Sunday’s Forum

A Photo for Friday (on Saturday)

Busy week, missed schedules.

More on Kemp

More rhetorical undermining, even as the process moves forward.

COVID and Sons

Truly the dumbest timeline.

MI and GA Continue to Thwart Trump

Some Republicans are doing their jobs.

Not a Coup Attempt

But, still very bad.

The Fascism Is Here To Stay

While the authoritarian threat recedes, the fascist threat remains.

Saturday’s Forum

More Kook Than Coup

A shameful farce continues to unfold.