Bye, Felicia

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

Who’s Running the Washington Post, Anyway?

Apparently, whoever has the most Twitter followers.

Battle for the Suburbs

There is a lot of anger out there.

Justin Amash Not Running for President After All

We won’t have whatshisname to kick around any more.

Justin Amash Running for Libertarian Nomination

The erstwhile Tea Party Republican is making a run for President.

Julian Castro Ends Presidential Bid

Another one bites the dust.

28-Year-Old Socialist Upsets Veteran Democratic Congressman

Joe Crowley, widely considered in line to replace Nancy Pelosi as party leader in the House, has been defeated.

Sanders Introducing Quixotic Medicare-for-All Bill

Sixteen Senators are backing a single-payer system. Another forty-four to go.

Republican Campaigns Meet In Effort To “Fix” Debates, But They Won’t Do What’s Necessary

Representatives from most of the Republican Presidential campaigns met to discuss reforms to the debate process, but none of their ideas will actually improve the quality of debates.

A Webb Independent Run

Pure fantasy.

Time To Take Trump Seriously?

The buffoonish billionaire is tapping into something real.

Kevin McCarthy, Steve Scalise Win Leadership Elections, But The Battle Resumes In November

The House leadership elections turned out about as expected, but we may be doing this all over again in five months.

#CancelColbert Trolling

An opportunist ruins a good joke and hijacks an important discussion.

Ezra Klein Going Solo

Wonkblog’s founder is leaving the Washington Post to start a new media outlet of his own.

Gates Insulted Obama Predicted Gates’ Actions

Dave Weigel has identified “The funniest part of Robert Gates’ very serious new memoir.”

The Drug Warrior’s False Choice

The false choice that is rampant in drug warrior thinking is the main problem when it comes to good policy.

Groundswell: Conservatives’ Lame Answer to JournoList

Conservatives are doing what the criticized JournoList for doing—even though JournoList didn’t.

Kevin Williamson: Hero Or Menace?

What is the appropriate response to someone who’s acting like a jerk?

Obama’s New National Security Team?

While no official announcements have been made, President Obama’s second term national security team appears to be taking shape.

Paul Ryan Polling Worse Than Sarah Palin?

If a new Gallup poll is any indication, Paul Ryan was not a great pick.

Sarah Palin Being Frozen Out Of Republican Convention?

Is the Romney camp snubbing Sarah Palin?

The Heart of the Bain Story?

Isn’t the bottom line here that Romney and his campaign just screwed up?

Ron Paul’s Newsletter Problem

Should Ron Paul find his currently upward trajectory to continue he will find himself facing greater media (and opposition) scrutiny.

Rick Santorum: Hey, Let’s Get Rid Of The Judges

Like some other Republicans, Rick Santorum has an odd view of the judiciary.

Political Manipulation of Redistricting in AZ

Governor Brewer (R-AZ) called a special session of the Senate to remove the chair of the independent redistricting commission. She didn’t like the districting map that was produced.

Reports Of Rick Perry’s Political Death Are Greatly Exaggerated

Rick Perry has stumbled out of the gate, but he’ll be in this race for the long haul

Gay Soldier Booed at GOP Debate

Stephen Hill, a US soldier serving in Iraq, was booed by some members of the audience at last night’s Republican debate.

Pennsylvania Ponders Bold Democrat-Screwing Electoral Plan

Republicans have a plan to wrest half of the Keystone State’s electors from Obama.

Huntsman: I Believe in Evolution and Trust Scientists

Jon Huntsman just tweeted, “To be clear. I believe in evolution and trust scientists on global warming. Call me crazy.”

GOP In Danger Of Losing The P.R. War Over Debt, Spending, And Taxes?

If you look at the polls, the GOP has several things to be concerned about in the debate over the debt ceiling.

Palin and History

Palin has some odd things to say about US history.

The Herman Cain Boomlet

Herman Cain: candidate du jour or something more permanent?

Is Donald Trump Back?

Is Donald Trump back in the race? Not yet, but he hasn’t ruled it out.

Willie Nelson Endorses Gary Johnson – No, Dennis Kucinich – For President

Willie Nelson is torn between Gary Johnson and Dennis Kucinich.

Weigel Predicts

Mighty White of You

Breathless hysteria over the trend toward a less white America misses an important fact: most Hispanics are white.