Content Moderation, Free Speech, and Community

Unlimited dialog makes conversations harder.

Why Trump Will Never Be Indicted on Federal Charges

A novel and persuasive argument.

Trump Had Classified Docs at Mar-a-Lago

Because of course he did.

Normalizing Political Violence

In their censure of Cheney and Kinzinger the GOP wants to rewrite history.

Bob Dole, 1923-2021

The longtime Senator and Vice Presidential and Presidential nominee is gone at 98.

Unsurprising Headline is Unsurprising

Yet again, Mike Lindell show what a fraud he is.

Where Do the Republicans Go From Here?

This man is the face of the post-Trump party.

President Joe Biden, joined by Vice President Kamala Harris, delivers remarks on the COVID-19 National Month of Action on Wednesday, June 2, 2021, in the South Court Auditorium in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building at the White House. (Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz) President Joe Biden, joined by Vice President Kamala Harris, delivers remarks on the COVID-19 National Month of Action on Wednesday, June 2, 2021, in the South Court Auditorium in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building at the White House. (Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz)

Biden Administration Urges Businesses to Comply with Vaccine Mandates Despite Judicial Stay

Resolving the legal issues will take time we don’t have.

President Joe Biden, joined by Johnson & Johnson CEO Alex Gorsky and Merck CEO Ken Frazier, delivers remarks on COVID-19 vaccine production Wednesday, March 10, 2021, in the South Court Auditorium in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building at the White House. (Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz) President Joe Biden, joined by Johnson & Johnson CEO Alex Gorsky and Merck CEO Ken Frazier, delivers remarks on COVID-19 vaccine production Wednesday, March 10, 2021, in the South Court Auditorium in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building at the White House. (Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz)

Biden Orders Feds, Firms to Vaccinate

The President has lost his patience with the unvaccinated.

Elite Behavior Matters

The College Republican National Committee Chairman elections shows the lessons taught by the national party.

SCOTUS Upholds Arizona Voting Rules

A completely unsurprising 6-3 decision.

Will Iowa and New Hampshire Lose Their Special Place?

Nevada is mounting a challenge to the rural, lily-white states that always go first in the presidential primary gauntlet.

On the Way Out: 143 Pardons

143 at the 11th hour.

Grifter-in-Chief

The Trump Presidency has been a long con.

Reaping the Whirlwind

That thing that happens when you sow the wind with conspiracy theories.

More Kook Than Coup

A shameful farce continues to unfold.

Trump ‘Election Defense Fund’ Grift

He’s raising the money for himself.

President Donald J. Trump disembarks Marine One at Joint Base Andrews, Md. Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, and is escorted to Air Force One by U.S. Air Force personnel. (Official White House Photo by Tia Dufour) President Donald J. Trump disembarks Marine One at Joint Base Andrews, Md. Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, and is escorted to Air Force One by U.S. Air Force personnel. (Official White House Photo by Tia Dufour)

Trump Infects America

One man’s fecklessness has gotten untold people sick.

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Perspective on the Current Contentiousness

This is not even close to the worst it’s ever been.

No, Biden Shouldn’t Move Left

Sanders supporters need to get on the bus.

No, Citizens United Didn’t Ruin Our Democracy

Money has increasingly dominated American politics but the court case had little to do with it.

Trump And The GOP Raked In The Cash In The Final Quarter Of 2019

The Trump campaign and the Republican Party brought in more than $150 million in the last three months of 2019 alone.

Trump Growing More Agitated As Impeachment Inquiry Continues, Reports Say

As the walls close in, the President is growing more agitated.

Louisiana Reelects Democratic Governor John Bel Edwards

In what many are seeing as a rebuke of the President, Louisiana voters re-elected Democratic incumbent John Bel Edwards over his Republican opponent.

Democrats Begin To Make Their Case In First Day of Public Impeachment Hearings

There were few fireworks during the first day of public impeachment hearings, but the ground work for a case against the President was laid.

Democrat Andy Beshear Leads In Tight Kentucky Governor’s Race

Republicans in general and Donald Trump in particular suffered a big loss in the Kentucky Governor’s race.

Federal Judge Blocks California Law Requiring Disclosure Of Candidate Tax Returns

Late last week, a Federal Judge in California placed on hold a state law requiring candidates to provide copies of their tax returns.

The Post-Trump GOP Will Not Go Back To ‘Normal’

Contrary to the hopes of some, getting rid of Trump isn’t going to purge the GOP of Trumpism.

Trump And The RNC Raise $125 Million In Third Quarter

A big haul for the GOP.

Republicans Narrowly Win North Carolina District They Should Have Won Easily

Republicans managed to pull off a narrow win in North Carolina yesterday, but they shouldn’t be celebrating.

Donald Trump Lives In His Own Unique (And False) Version Of Reality

There’s the truth, and then there’s Donald Trump’s version of the truth. The two are seldom related.

Yes, Canceling Primaries

This morning it was a question, this afternoon is a done deal in three states.

Sean Spicer Hits Rock Bottom

Sean Spicer will appear on the upcoming season of Dancing With The Stars

Trump Campaign Sues To Block California Law Requiring Release Of Tax Returns

The Trump campaign and several other parties have filed lawsuits challenging California’s new law requiring candidates for President to release copies of their tax returns.

You Can’t Accept Part Of Trumpism Without Endorsing The Entirety Of Trumpism

Donald Trump is a complete package, you can’t support part of it without at least implicitly endorsing all of it.

Democrats Way Behind in Fundraising Again

The DNC has $9.3 million to the RNC’s $44 million.

Republicans Learned Right Lesson from 2012, Went Wrong Direction

What happened to “building a lasting relationship within the African American community”?

Trump And RNC Raise $105 Million In Second Quarter

President Trump And the RNC raised a record amount in the second quarter of the year.

Justin Amash Stands Alone As GOP Slavishly Backs Trump

Justin Amash spoke out against the President and Attorney General. Unsurprisingly this is not being received well by his fellow Republicans.

Republicans Distancing Themselves From New Abortion Laws

Republicans have spent the past week putting as much distance as they can between themselves and the latest round of radical anti-abortion laws.

Foreign Interference in Elections

A law professor asks some interesting questions, but ultimately not the right ones.

Trump Campaign Worried About Pennsylvania

Trump campaign officials are worried about the President’s chances of holding onto a state that was crucial to his win in 2020. They should be.

Bill Weld Launches Primary Challenge To Trump

Former Massachusetts Governor Bill Weld has officially joined the race for the 2020 Republican Presidential nomination

Trump’s Campaign Raises $30 Million

The President’s re-election fund-raising is off to a fast start.

Trump’s 2020 Message Is Clear, And It’s Not A Healthy One

The tone and content of President Trump’s 2020 campaign is already quite apparent.

The GOP’s Blind Loyalty To Trump Is Likely To End Up Costing Them

Republicans are blindly loyal to this President in a way we have not seen before. They are likely to end up paying a price for that.

DNC Excludes Fox News From Hosting A 2020 Primary Debate

As it has since 2007, the Democratic National Committee is barring Fox News from hosting a debate featuring the party’s candidates for President.

Larry Hogan, Republican Iconoclast, Edges Closer To A Run Against Trump

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan continues to sound like someone seriously considering running against Donald Trump.

Bill Weld Prepares For Primary Challenge To Trump

Former Massachusetts Governor Bill Weld is preparing for a primary challenge against Donald Trump. He won’t win, but he could still have an impact.

Jeff Flake Rules Out Primary Challenge Against Trump In 2020

Jeff Flake says he won’t be running against President Trump in 2020, but there may be others.