Ronna McDaniel Likely to Sue NBC

There will be lawyers.

Trump’s Massive Truth Social Windfall

He’s suddenly a billionaire after all.

“Hostages”

Trump is giving aid and comfort to insurrectionists.

Red Lines

The perils of speaking loudly while carrying a small stick.

Netanyahu Doesn’t Care About World Opinion

Israel’s prime minister is defying red lines and humanitarian concerns.

SCOTUS Puts Trump Election Interference Case on Ice

The Supreme Court has effectively derailed the main criminal case against the likely Republican nominee.

The Hur Report and Beau Biden

A new report puts the conversation in a different light.

Nikki Haley, Racism In America, And Trump

On racism, Republicans, and names

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Objective Journalism in an Objectively Uneven Contest

What if one of the candidates is Hitler?

Should The Press Pick a Side?

The mainstream media isn’t and shouldn’t become a counterpart to the right-wing infotainment complex.

Trump Meets The Press

It turns out, he wasn’t all that truthful.

Democrats for Christie

A perennial fantasy has a new standard bearer.

President Donald J. Trump participates in a FOX News Channel virtual town hall entitled America Together: Returning to Work, with co-moderators Bret Baier and Martha MacCallum live from the Lincoln Memorial Sunday, May 3, 2020, in Washington, D.C. (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead) President Donald J. Trump participates in a FOX News Channel virtual town hall entitled America Together: Returning to Work, with co-moderators Bret Baier and Martha MacCallum live from the Lincoln Memorial Sunday, May 3, 2020, in Washington, D.C. (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead)

Why America’s News Networks Are So Bad

It’s Nixon’s fault?

Yet Another Example of the Weakness of US Parties

The parties do not control their labels.

CNN Loses to Newsmax?!

Did the Trump stunt backfire? Or just an anomaly?

Trump’s Town Hall

CNN gave the former Liar in Chief a huuuge platform.

Tucker Carlson’s Depressing Realization

The fired propagandist has had an epiphany about bullshit.

Age, Illness, and American Politics

The controversies over our geriatric Congress continue.

Trump Isn’t Magical

The former President gets too much credit for his ability to manipulate news coverage.

Biden’s Documents vs Trump’s

One of these is not like the other.

Trump a Laughing Stock

Is this how the cult ends?

What Now for Stacey Abrams’ Model?

Her emphasis on turnout has helped other Democrats but she’s a two-time loser.

The Deterioration and Death of Old Media

Headline News Network is shuttering after four decades.

Why Stacey Abrams Ran Behind Raphael Warnock

Discrimination? Issues? Incumbency?

Craziness, Disconnectedness, and a Toxic Political Climate Equals Violence

The attack at the Pelosi house should surprise no one.

Fetterman and the Politics of Optics

Will voters overlook the elephant in the room?

Democrats’ Messaging Challenges

Touting the accomplishments of the last two years isn’t working.

Fear of a White Scholar

President Biden had a meeting with some historians. The horrors.

CNN’s Centrist Gambit

What does objectivity mean in the Trump era?

The Capitol Riot and Fox News

A large plurality of the network’s viewers think left wingers trying to make Trump look bad are to blame.

CNN Boss Eschews ‘Big Lie’ Branding

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

The January 6 Committee’s Audience

It was yuuuge! And nobody saw it!

Unity My Ass

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

On American Parties

More on primaries with a foray into Madison and the general politics of power-seekers and incentives.

Tucker Carlson White Supremacist Messaging

The face of Fox News is not the bow-tied buffoon from his “Crossfire” days.

Feinstein is Declining But What About Tuberville

A twist on an evergreen debate.

America’s Four Parties

Neither the Democrats nor the Republicans truly represent most Americans. Fixing that is exceedingly unlikely.

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An example of the “trial tax”

With choices like these it’s easy to understand why people take plea deals

Stupid 2024 Fantasies II

Hillary Clinton edition.

Nobody Watches Cable News

A media critic argues we pay outsized attention to the goings-on at Fox, MSNBC, and CNN.

The Politics of Abortion

What happens if the Supreme Court overturns Roe v Wade?

President Joe Biden observes trainers and apprentices at work at the final assembly station during a tour of Plumbers & Gasfitters Local 5 Training Facility, Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2021, in Lanham, Maryland. (Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz) President Joe Biden observes trainers and apprentices at work at the final assembly station during a tour of Plumbers & Gasfitters Local 5 Training Facility, Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2021, in Lanham, Maryland. (Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz)

Selling the ‘Build Back Better’ Plan

The Catch-22 of passing a massive spending bill in an undemocratic system.

Mike Richards Out as Jeopardy Host

Well, this escalated quickly.

Red Lights on the Dashboard

Some recent news items that add to concern about American democracy.

The Reality Show Party?

Another R/D cleavage?

Trump, the Rule of Law, and Normalization

Even incredibly abnormal Presidents are Presidents.

Andrew Yang, Mayor of New York City?

Would a woman with his credentials be taken seriously?