Father’s Day Forum

Happy Father’s Day!

Trump Admits it (Again)

Shameless (but not surprising).

Sotomayor Defends Thomas

The longest-serving Supreme Court Justice is a nice guy.

Commercializing Juneteenth

The longstanding celebration that become a national holiday last year is being exploited for profit!

Myths of American Democracy

Tweaking the message and getting out the vote don’t matter as much as strategists think.

A Photo for Friday

“Nesting Killdeer”

Herschel Walker and the Perils of Celebrity Candidates

More ugly revelations about the football hero turned politician.

CNN Boss Eschews ‘Big Lie’ Branding

The new honcho at the original 24 hour news network wants to be more subtle and less alarmest.

Takeaways From the Takeaways

It’s not all about Trump.

Americans Having More Abortions

A decades-long decline has ended.

Observations on Day Two of the Hearings

Basically: Trump is a liar or delusional (perhaps both?).

Fox Tried to Derail the ‘Big Lie’ Before Going All In

Chris Stirewalt takes a victory lap.

Watergate at 50

Half a century have passed since a botched burglary changed history.

Bipartisan Senate Gun Control Talking Points

Calling it a “deal” is vastly over-selling it.

Monday the 13th’s Forum

I mean, Monday the 13th should be worse than Friday the 13th, right?

Riot (or Worse) Thwarted in Idaho

A group of extremists are stopped from instigating a riot.

Zelensky’s Dilemma

What happens if Ukraine can’t achieve complete victory?

Google Builds Blog Troll

The company’s new AI technology looks awfully familiar.

Replacing Biden in 2024?

From the Cliché File.

The January 6 Committee’s Audience

It was yuuuge! And nobody saw it!

Site Wonkiness

Too big, too fail.

Unity My Ass

Are you going to believe this index or your own lyin’ eyes?

Thoughts on the Hearings

It was far more compelling than expected.

Bye, Felicia

The Washington Post has fired a reporter for her rants against colleagues.

January 6 Committee Public Hearings: Day 1

The laying out of the case begins.

A Photo for Friday

“Peekaboo”

President Joe Biden prepares to board Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, June 25, 2021, en route to Camp David in Thurmont, Maryland. (Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz) President Joe Biden prepares to board Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, June 25, 2021, en route to Camp David in Thurmont, Maryland. (Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz)

White House Staff Turnover!

Much ado about a perfectly normal phenomenon.

Thursday Tab Clearing

Pop those tabs!

John Allen, Illegal Lobbying, and Foreign Influence

The retired general and think tank president is in hot water.

Kavanaugh Stalker Charged with Attempted Murder

A man who claims he was going to kill the Supreme Court Justice is in jail.

An Example of Poor Messaging

Sometimes politicians definitely say the wrong thing.

On Perceptions and Crime

Some thoughts.

Who’s Running the Washington Post, Anyway?

Apparently, whoever has the most Twitter followers.

President Joe Biden delivers remarks on Earth Day prior to signing an executive order strengthening the nation’s forests, resilience to extreme weather events, and local economies, Friday, April 22, 2022, at Seward Park in Seattle. (Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz) President Joe Biden delivers remarks on Earth Day prior to signing an executive order strengthening the nation’s forests, resilience to extreme weather events, and local economies, Friday, April 22, 2022, at Seward Park in Seattle. (Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz)

The Messaging is Medium

The Democrats have lots of problems. Salesmanship is pretty far down the list.

Explaining Approval Numbers

Dare I say that it’s the economy?

President Joe Biden delivers remarks on lowering the cost for American families Friday, April 22, 2022, at Green River College in Auburn, Washington. (Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz) President Joe Biden delivers remarks on lowering the cost for American families Friday, April 22, 2022, at Green River College in Auburn, Washington. (Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz)

Biden Less Popular Than Worst President Ever

He’s underwater and not going to take it anymore.

January 6 Committee Divided on Which Non-Starter Recommendations to Make

They’re taking their eye off the ball.

Speaking of Bad Political Analysis

A recurring genre about presidents.