Democrats Will NOT Take the Senate in 2020, and That Might Be a Good Thing

The lower President Donald Trump's approval rating sinks, the bolder the projections become about what 2020 could bring for Democrats. This week, Axios wrote of "The GOP's Nightmare Scenario." National Journal wrote of "Red Flags All Over For Senate Republicans." Politco noted in mid-October (when third quarter fundraising numbers were released) that Democratic challengers had... Continue Reading →

Good Riddance, Katie Hill

Representative Katie Hill (D-CA) announced her resignation from office on Twitter yesterday. Hill was elected in the Blue Wave of 2018 and was the first openly bisexual member of Congress. In the aftermath of that resignation, far too many people are defending Ms. Hill. Look, President Donald Trump is a monster. He cheated on his... Continue Reading →

Why Invoking the 25th Amendment Just Won’t Work

As President Donald Trump continues to descend into fits of madness and rage, the discussion frequently turns to the 25th Amendment as a potential remedy. George Conway III (attorney, Trump critic, and wife of counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway) published a superb piece in The Atlantic today, a must-read entitled Unfit for Office. There is... Continue Reading →

An Officer and a Gentleman?

How about this for a sequel, "A Liar and a Pedophile?" What would be mandatory script elements if the sequel to that 1982 Richard Gere / Debra Winger /Louis Gossett, Jr. classic were being written in 2019, while Donald Trump occupied the White House? Start with little girls and pedophiles. Set the story it in... Continue Reading →

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