Biden Has Lowest Approval in History, Should Still Win

A famed political forecaster doesn’t believe the polls.

The Absurdity of Iowa

Cold hard facts.

Biden and Trump Are Apparently Old

Stop me if you’ve heard this one . . .

Trump the Supreme Loser

He appointed a third of the Justices but has the worst record before them in modern history.

President Joe Biden boards Marine One at the Wall Street Landing Zone in Manhattan, Wednesday, September 20, 2023 en route to JFK International Airport in Queens, New York. The Statue of Liberty can be seen in the background. President Joe Biden boards Marine One at the Wall Street Landing Zone in Manhattan, Wednesday, September 20, 2023 en route to JFK International Airport in Queens, New York. The Statue of Liberty can be seen in the background.

Old Man Biden and Young Would-Be Voters

The President has tepid support in the 18-29 demographic.

Who The Hell is Dean Phillips?

It’s quite the week for politicians with generic names nobody has ever heard of.

Mike Johnson is Very Religious

His critics are focused on the wrong problem.

A Foreign Policy Election?

A competent leader versus a lunatic would seem an easy choice. Alas.

President Joe Biden disembarks Air Force One, Tuesday, March 28, 2023, at Raleigh-Durham International Airport in Morrisville, North Carolina. President Joe Biden disembarks Air Force One, Tuesday, March 28, 2023, at Raleigh-Durham International Airport in Morrisville, North Carolina.

President Biden to Visit Israel

A high-stakes move.

Jimmy Buffett, 1946-2023

The Gulf and Western singer, songwriter, and mogul has died at 76.

Et tu, Lexington?

The Economist joins the “Biden is too old” bandwagon.

President Joe Biden talks on the phone with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), Monday, May 9, 2022, in the Oval Office. (Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz) President Joe Biden talks on the phone with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), Monday, May 9, 2022, in the Oval Office. (Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz)

Biden Wants Federal Workers Back at the Office

A pandemic-inspired perk seems to be going away.

Could Trump Really Be President Again?

It’s not nearly as far-fetched as most of us would like to believe.

Fear of a Third Party

The Electoral College is holding a nation of millions back.

Carters Celebrate 77th Anniversary

A remarkable milestone.

Jimmy Carter Enters Hospice

The 39th President is not well.

Lackadaisical Handling of Secrets by Top Officials

It’s becoming a sad joke.

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Re-Regulating the Airlines?

Constant flight delays and other frustrations require a solution.

Bernard Kalb, 1922-2023

The longtime journalist is gone at 100.

Barbara Walters, 1929-2022

The trailblazing television interviewer is gone at 93.

Forecasting 2024 Way Too Early

There are at most eight toss-up states for the 2024 Presidential election.

Why Biden Won’t Be Primaried

Democratic politicians are lining up behind the octogenarian President.

Biden Doubles Down on Defending Taiwan

What once seemed to be ‘saying the quiet part out loud’ is now administration policy.

Mikhail Gorbachev, 1931-2022

The last Soviet leader is gone at 91.

Anti-Zionism Isn’t Anti-Semitism

Many young, progressive Jews are feeling unwelcome in young, progressive circles.

FBI Raids Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Home

The former President and his supporters are crying “weaponization of the justice system.”

Pelosi’s Ill-Advised Taiwan Visit

The Speaker’s trip was reckless, needlessly escalating an already tense situation.

President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the passing of the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, Tuesday, August 10, 2021, in the East Room of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz) President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the passing of the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, Tuesday, August 10, 2021, in the East Room of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz)

How Low Can Joe Go?

Approval is down (again).

President Joe Biden delivers remarks at a Medal of Valor ceremony, Monday, May 16, 2022, in the East Room of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz) President Joe Biden delivers remarks at a Medal of Valor ceremony, Monday, May 16, 2022, in the East Room of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz)

The News is Bad for Biden

The nature of American political reporting distorts our perception of reality.

Boris Johnson Resigns as Tory Leader

He plans to hang on as PM through the fall but likely won’t be able to.

White House Rudderless, Aimless, and Hopeless?

Some Democrats are less than pleased.

Resetting Our Politics

Did Cassidy Hutchinson’s testimony change anything?

Minority Rule in a Winner-Take-All System

How long can the unsustainable be sustained?

Watergate at 50

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

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.

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.

US Negotiating Saudi-Egypt-Israel Accord

Another potential deal that doesn’t address the central issue.

Star Trek Goes Woke!

Has a franchise that’s always been political gone too far?

Orrin Hatch, 1934-2022

The longest-serving Republican Senator has died at the age of 88.

Madeleine Albright, 1937-2022

A trailblazing diplomat has died at 84.

Walter Mears, 1935-2022

The legendary AP politics reporter is gone at 87.

The Olympic Spirit and Authoritarian Regimes

There’s no keeping politics out of these Games.

Democrats Killing Iowa Caucuses?

Momentum for ending an undemocratic anachronism is building.

Stupid 2024 Fantasies II

Hillary Clinton edition.

Capitol Riot: One Year Later

A roundup of reflection on a somber anniversary.

2022 is a Midterm Year

In case anyone was wondering (and the GOP’s prospects are good).

President Joe Biden delivers remarks before signing the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, Monday, November 15, 2021, on the South Lawn of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Cameron Smith) President Joe Biden delivers remarks before signing the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, Monday, November 15, 2021, on the South Lawn of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Cameron Smith)

Biden Preparing for 2024 Run

Will America re-elect an 82-year-old to the White House?

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Truck and Bus Driver ‘Shortages’

Working conditions rather than labor supply seems to be the issue.

Max Cleland, 1942-2021

The Vietnam War hero and one-term Georgia Senator has died at 79.

Evangelical Politics in the Time of Polarization and Covid

A piece in The Atlantic inspires thoughts.