More on the Evolution of US Party Politics

Specifically: the former confederacy and Democratic dominance.

The Flynn Pardon

Perhaps the most normal thing President Trump has done.

Harris and Racial Labels

There are different, and not equally good, reasons to talk about labels.

Trump Considering Commuting Blago’s Sentence

President Trump says he’s thinking about commuting the sentenced of Rod Blagojevich, who has served seven years of the fourteen-year sentence he received for public corruption.

Trump Hints At A Pardon For Muhammad Ali, But Ali Doesn’t Need A Pardon

Donald Trump hinted that he’s considering a pardon for Muhammad Ali, but Ali doesn’t need a pardon.

The President Probably Can Pardon Himself, But If He Does He Should Be Impeached

Based on a strict reading of the Constitution, a sitting President probably does have the power to pardon himself. That doesn’t mean he should be allowed to get away with it without consequence.

Trump Pardons Right-Wing Provocateur Dinesh D’Souza

President Trump has issued another controversial pardon.

Parkland Shooting Survivors Speak Out On Gun Control, And Some On The Right See A Conspiracy

The students who survived last week’s mass shooting in Parkland, Florida are speaking out, and some on the right are responding by engaging in personal attacks and spreading conspiracy theories.

Dinesh D’Souza Pleads Guilty To Being A Really Stupid Criminal

Committing a crime is bad enough, committing a stupid crime in the dumbest way possible is orders of magnitude bad.

Dinesh D’Souza Indicted for Campaign Finance Fraud

Dinesh D’Souza has been indicted by a federal grand jury for being incredibly stupid.

What do I Mean by “Benghazi Conspiracy Theories”?

An attempt to lay down some basic groundwork for discussing this story.

2008’s Obama Derangement Syndrome Looks Ridiculous In Hindsight

Let’s take a trip back in time to see what some conservatives thought 2012 would look like if Barack Obama were elected President.

American Politics And The Denial Of Reality

It’s no wonder partisans can’t agree with each other when they can’t even agree what the facts are.

When It Comes To President Obama, Many Conservatives Are Living Inside A Bubble

The 2012 campaign is revealing once again that many conservatives have a view of President Obama not shared by the public at large.

The Right Must Abandon The “Obama Is Evil” Meme

If the Right clings to the belief that President Obama isn’t just wrong, but evil, it will likely end up handing the election to him.

Dowd on Gingrich

Looking at the intellectual jumble that is the mind of Newt.

Poll: Majority Of GOP Primary Voters Don’t Believe Obama Was Born In The U.S.

Four years after Barack Obama became a Presidential candidate, the birther myth not only persists, it seems to be becoming more prevalent. Why?

Medved: Stop Saying That Obama Wants to Destroy America

Michael Medved wishes that conservatives would stop implying that the President of the United States wants to destroy the United States.

Newt Gingrich Shows All The Signs Of Running In 2012

Newt Gingrich for President ? You might want to think twice about that, Republicans.

Gingrich Draws Fire For Remarks About Obama’s “Kenyan Worldview”

Newt Gingrich is drawing fire for his comments about that the President has a “Kenyan world view.” But, will Newt every pay the price for his inflammatory rhetoric ? Don’t count on it.

Newt Gingrich: Obama May Follow A “Kenyan Worldview”

Newt Gingrich is feeding the fires again, this time claiming that the President may be guided by a “Kenyan,” “anti-colonialist” worldview.