Trump’s Increasingly Fascistic Speeches

A disturbing dissection in the NYT Magazine.

Louis Gossett Jr., 1936-2024

A legendary actor is gone at 87.

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Biden and Trump Secure Their Party Nominations

The inevitable is all but official.

Nikki Haley Drops Out

The last challenger to Donald Trump bows to reality.

GOP “Unity”

Data from the early primaries

The Pretend Primary

In a shocking development, the overwhelming frontrunner is winning.

Congress Contemplating Counter-Insurrection

A truly insane proposition.

Trump Would Encourage Russia to Attack NATO Members Who Don’t Pay Up

Yet more evidence the man is unfit to serve as Commander-in-Chief.

Trumpy RNC Leaders Ouster for Trumpier Ones

Just when you thought America couldn’t get any greater.

Young Blacks Souring on Biden?

A credulous report strings together some anedotes and dubious polling.

Iranian Proxies Kill Three American Soldiers

Further escalation is inevitable.

Trump and Biden Win New Hampshire!

Shockingly, both “incumbents” are going to win their party’s 2024 nominations.

Trump Confuses Haley With Pelosi

The man is not well.

Nikki Haley, Racism In America, And Trump

On racism, Republicans, and names

Trump Dominates Iowa, Ramaswamy Drops Out

No big surprises from the dumbest recurring contest in American politics.

Trump and the Silent Majority

Republicans want him but do they really, really want him?

Birtherism 3.0

The target this time: Nikki Haley.

“Just Joking”

Some things shouldn’t be joked about (and they often aren’t jokes anyway).

Biden, Harris, and Tha God

A powerful voice in Black media is a thorn in the administration’s side.

Nikki Haley’s Unforced Error

A poor answer to a softball question has created unnecessary controversy.

Haley and the Politics of Slavery [Updated with Video]

Why can’t some of us handle the truth?

The Nikki Haley Comet

The anti-Trump forces are rallying around the former South Carolina governor and UN ambassador.

The (American) Politics of Israel-Palestine

Pick a side. No nuance allowed.

The Faux Haley Boomlet

The press really needs to stop trying to make fetch happen.

Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson Suddenly a Republican

Another illustration of the weakness of the American party system.

Republican Crazies Forcing Government Shutdown

The House is in recess as the exasperated GOP leadership tries to figure a way out.

Democrats for Christie

A perennial fantasy has a new standard bearer.

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.

Is Mitch McConnell Still Fit to Lead?

It’s time for transparency on the Republican Leader’s health.

Democrats Worried About Youngkin

Virginia’s governor has raised a ton of money.

The Quest for a Non-Trump Republican

The Establishment is desperate for an alternative that’s not coming.

Florida Curriculum Politics Update

A tale from the DeSantis’ Woke Wars.

Could Trump Really Be President Again?

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

US to Cooperate with Hague on Russia War Crimes

President Biden has ended a months-long impasse.

What Would It Take to Beat Trump for the Republican Nomination?

The former President has a 50 point lead. Is he unstoppable?

Fear of a Third Party

The Electoral College is holding a nation of millions back.

America’s “Family Secret” or Just Plain Denial?

Slavery is an inextricable part of our past, whether we want to talk about it or not.

SCOTUS Lets Stand Transgender ADA Inclusion

The justices declined to review a bizarre 4th Circuit decision.

A Stew of Stupidity

Eight state have withdrawn from a system to prevent illegal voting because of ignorance and agitation.

Who?

Another hat for the pile.

DeSantis Pandering to the Deplorables

Out Trumping Trump is possible because of Trump.

Why Are So Many Republicans Running?

Are they bored? Delusional?

Glenn Youngkin May Run After All

Virginia’s governor is reportedly taking a shot at the 2024 Republican nomination.

Trump’s Town Hall

CNN gave the former Liar in Chief a huuuge platform.

Pentagon Opposes Helping Prosecute Russian War Crimes

A wrongheaded if longstanding position.

Trump Remains Odds-On Favorite for 2024 Republican Nomination

As tired as we may be of him, his nominating electorate appears ready for another round.