The Trump Assassination Attempt

A shocking if perhaps unsurprising development.

Should He Stay or Should He Go?

A clash of possibilities.

Weekend Tabs

Polls, Damn Polls, and Aggregators

There’s something for everyone in the post-debate surveys.

President Joe Biden in the Oval Office, October 19, 2023 President Joe Biden in the Oval Office, October 19, 2023

I Don’t Think He is Going Anywhere

But the story will continue for a while yet.

Biden Press Conference Doesn’t Stop Bleeding

A relatively strong performance doesn’t change the narrative.

A Photo for Friday

“Across the Sky”

Clooney and Pelosi Join ‘Replace Biden’ Effort

The President’s demand that Democrats shut up and rally behind him is going unheeded.

Thursday’s Forum

We’re Stuck With Biden

Democrats desperate for a different nominee are falling in line as the President refuses to go.

Polls Continue Trumpward Shift

The slide continues.

Post-Debate Polling Trends

The changes are minor but in the wrong direction for the guy who’s behind.

French Elections Leave  Quel Désordre

The far right won the first round. The far left won the second. It’s a mess.

President Joe Biden talks to reporters as he departs an event with attendees from the U.S. Conference of Mayors Winter Meeting, Friday, January 20, 2023, in the East Room of the White House. President Joe Biden talks to reporters as he departs an event with attendees from the U.S. Conference of Mayors Winter Meeting, Friday, January 20, 2023, in the East Room of the White House.

Biden and the Media Narrative

Are the press out to get the President? Or abetting a coverup?

More Post-Debate Polling

More polling that contradicts the panic.

French Elections

The basics.

Design Matters

UK 2024 edition.

Biden Fails to Assuage Performance Fears

The big interview did little to ease doubts that he’s up to another four years.

But What About Trump?

Biden is old and in diminished capacity. His opponent is old, in diminished capacity, and a horrible human being.

Is Joe Biden Fit to Serve?

The Replace Biden bandwagon continues rolling. Evidence is mounting that he needs to get on it.

President Joe Biden announces new efforts by his Administration to crack down on junk fees, Wednesday, October 11, 2023, in the White House Rose Garden. President Joe Biden announces new efforts by his Administration to crack down on junk fees, Wednesday, October 11, 2023, in the White House Rose Garden.

Biden Agrees to High Stakes Stephanopoulos Interview

The President is going all-in to undo the damage from the debate.

SCOTUS Not as Radical as You Think!

Who are you going to believe, the WSJ or your lying eyes?

More Data

Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose.

CNN Poll on Replacing Biden

Sounds dramatic, but not very convincing.

Democrats Looking to Strike Back at Supreme Court

Impeach the Justices! Pack the Court!

And So it Begins

Immunity leading to impunity?

Presidential Immunity and the Catch-22 of American Politics

All of the legal remedies are impossible.

SCOTUS on Presidential Immunity: It Depends

Too little, too late.

Quick Reactions to the Immunity Case

Too much deference to the president, but the trial will continue.

Repeat After Me: US Parties are Weak

Weak and presidentialized.

More on Biden’s Options

More to consider.

Biden Isn’t Dropping Out

More post-debate thoughts and a reminder about how US parties work.

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SCOTUS Upholds Penalties for Homelessness

Cruel punishment is not unusual.

SCOTUS Overturns Chevron

The court amplified its power at the expense of the administrative state.