Along rivers prone to overflowing, people sometimes talk of preparing for a 100-year flood — a dangerous surge of muddy, debris-filled water so overwhelming it comes only once a century. In our political world, we are now seeing a 100-year flood of toxic speech and attitudes. The sludge washing ashore
“Crooked Hillary,” Donald Trump tweeted in November 2017, “bought the DNC & then stole the Democratic Primary from Crazy Bernie!” The unusually tight relationship during the 2016 primary between the Democratic National Committee and its presidential front-runner, the president suggested, might be worthy of a Justice Department investigation.
During a recent Iowa rally, Pete Buttigieg described his strategy for beating Donald Trump with an unusual analogy. “He’s kind of like a Chinese finger trap,” observed the South Bend mayor. “The harder you go in, the harder it gets stuck.”
“This is not who we are!” It’s a cry that reverberates around America with every Trump malfeasance, with his every flash of the white power symbol. It’s the plaintive chorus of decent Americans: heartfelt, genuine and utterly deluded. America has always shown the world exactly “who we are”. The only ones who
There is a wonderful progressive fantasy where we wake – woke, naturally – to discover Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez occupies the Oval Office.
Ask a millennial to name a state that exemplifies the typical Republican voter and there’s a strong likelihood they’ll tell you Texas. Now a recent spate of House Republican resignations
"We can't have the kind of elections which have happened in the past," Imran said. "We need to use EVM technology for transparent elections and I want regular updates on it.”
Watching Rudy Giuliani dance with disgrace as the loser president’s lawyer pressing claims of fraud in the 2020 election, I thought of a fictional attorney played by Paul Newman in the 1982 film, “The Verdict.”
The former vice president took over the lead from Donald Trump in the battleground states of Pennsylvania and Georgia, pushing him over the 270 Electoral College votes needed for the presidency.