Ginni Thomas: Boomer with Internet?

Does it matter whether she’s a rube or a mastermind?

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Election Results Validate Everyone’s Priors

Too woke! Not woke enough!

Conservatives and Critical Race Theory

The latest bogey man is likely not well understood.

Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway speaks with social media personalities and live-stream video bloggers Diamond and Silk (Lynette Hardaway and Rochelle Richardson) Thursday, July 11, 2019, during the Presidential Social Media Summit in the East Room of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Andrea Hanks) Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway speaks with social media personalities and live-stream video bloggers Diamond and Silk (Lynette Hardaway and Rochelle Richardson) Thursday, July 11, 2019, during the Presidential Social Media Summit in the East Room of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Andrea Hanks)

Kellyanne Conway Leaving White House

To spend more time with her family.

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Demography is Destiny

It’s just not immediate.

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Mark Halperin Attempts A Comeback After #MeToo Allegations

Mark Halperin, the former MSNBC political analyst who was accused of misconduct during the height of the #MeToo Movement, is trying to make a comeback with a new book.

Trump Ignores “It’s The Economy, Stupid,” In Favor Of Stoking Culture War Fires

Despite the relatively strong economy, President Trump and many other Republicans are relying on the politics of fear to drive voter turnout on Tuesday.

As Expected, Federal Reserve Raises Interest Rates For Second Time In Ten Years

The Federal Reserve Board raised interest rates for only the second time in a decade, but it still seems like it’s chasing an inflation monster that doesn’t exist.

Debbie Wasserman Schultz Out As DNC Chair After Leaked Emails Lead To DNC Chaos

Florida Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman-Schultz is out as head of the Democratic National Committee after the release of a trove of embarrassing emails.

Democracy, Demagogues, and Populist Pandering

The rise of Trump and Sanders has resurrected a debate as old as Western civilization.

The Biden Speculation Continues

Thanks in part to a slow summer news cycle, the speculation about Vice-President Biden entering the race for President seems to be reaching a fever pitch.

Jim Messina Beats David Axelrod In British Election Battle

The just-concluded British General Election was also a clash between two former top advisers to President Obama.

Hillary Clinton Tries To Quell Controversy Over Email, But Only Creates More Question

Hillary Clinton addressed the week-long email controversy, but her explanations only raised new questions.

Democrats’ Recovery Dilemma

The economy may be recovering but voters don’t want to hear that, Democratic strategists warn.

Former Obama Adviser Goes To Work For British Conservatives

The architect of President Obama’s re-election campaign is going to work for the Tories.

Crossfire Returns with New Hosts

CNN is reviving the Crossfire shoutfest with Newt Gingrich, S.E. Cupp, Stephanie Cutter, and Van Jones as hosts.

Rahm Emanuel 2016?

Rahm Emanuel is reportedly considering a 2016 presidential run. It’s a thin report.

Pot Calls The Kettle Hack

Alex Pareene’s annual hack list omits an obvious candidate: Alex Pareene.

Republicans And Young Voters

Turning young voters into Young Republicans isn’t going to be an easy thing for the GOP to pull off.

In Closing Speech, Obama Does What He Needed To Do

President Obama didn’t blow the doors off the Time Warner Cable Arena last night, but he didn’t need to.

Politics and Political Science

It would be nice if people who make authoritative decisions had some idea what they are talking about.

Mitch Daniels Was Right About The Social Issues Truce

Republicans should have listened to Mitch Daniels, because he was right.

James Carville To Obama: Time To Get Tough And Fire Some People

James Carville has some advice for Barack Obama. It boils down to “be like Bill Clinton.”

The Great Speech Kerfuffle Of 2011 Reveals The Weakness Of The Obama Presidency

How a six hour long dispute over scheduling demonstrates yet again that Barack Obama isn’t up for the fight.

Is There A Disconnect Between The Tea Party Agenda And Voter Priorities?

The agenda of the Tea Party movement doesn’t necessarily coincide with what voters say they want from Washington.

Democrats Losing = Racism?

Is the public anger at Obama really just papered over racism?

No Permanent Victories in American Politics

Pundits and partisans constantly overreact to the momentary mood expressed in a single election. The Republicans have already rebounded from 2008. The Democrats will recover from 2010.

Democratic Poll Brings Bad News For Democrats

Another new poll brings bad news for Democrats and the President.

“Crossfire” by a Different Name

CNN is launching a debate program featuring one host from the Left and another from the Right. Why not call it “Crossfire”?