Kansas had a special election on Tuesday. The Republican won, the Democrat came close. What does this mean with regards to 2018?
Today in America. Just like yesterday in America.
The framework explains a lot, doesn’t it?
A suggestion for a better way to handle the upcoming filibuster of Neil Gorsuch than discarding the consensus-building filibuster rule.
If you’re a lady, Mike Pence won’t have lunch with you. (Alone.)
The countdown to the House of Representative’s effort to “repeal and replace” Obamacare is ticking into its final moments.
American conservatives should consider the example of Robert Peel in trying to figure out the way forward.
Can a responsible citizen refuse to take a side?
Sciencing elections may be a dead end.
Would a female Donald Trump still be Donald Trump?
Perhaps it’s not civic laziness after all
It’s time for progressives to pull up their big boy pants and save American democracy.
Is it possible to avoid the pitfalls of partnership in love and politics?
A very quick run-through of the February 9, 2017 decision in State of Washington v. Trump.
Milo’s claim that he is a defender of free speech is undeserved and college Republicans need to stop supporting it.
Reflections on Mr. Trump’s (apparent) policy of prioritizing Christian refugees.
No, not that executive order on immigration.
This post is about another executive order on immigration.
When is it OK to punch a Nazi?
Captain America did this kind of thing all the time.
It is hard to decouple Obama’s presidency from my personal life, but as he spends his last day in office, I can’t help but wish he stayed longer.
Trump is an affront to my values and sense of decency. Why on earth would I want him to succeed?
“November 8, 2016, 4pm. My boss swings by my desk. She’s smiling, putting her coat on, talking of champagne with neighbors. She leaves, I check Facebook. Lots of selfies. One from Liv- white pantsuit, red ‘I voted’ sticker, red lipstick to match. It’s all planned. I close it. I flash back to 2004, downtown Hilton, DNC headquarters. A young democrat plays a hopeful melody on the lobby piano while we all get drunk in the ballroom bracing for victory, which never comes.”
The alt-right counted many victories this year but also exposed itself for what it really is.
Which is why no one likes them.
We can probably normalize this.
Hillary Clinton is not going to be president. Democratic electors need to accept this if they believe that extraordinary measures within the Electoral College are justified.
The Supreme Court hangs in the balance. Will Joe Biden throw away this shot?
You can’t win over heretics who aren’t there.
How I learned to stop whining and reform the Electoral College.
Why an Obama voter made it a point to acquire one of those guns that politicians argue about.
It’s abundantly clear that the Nintendo property is responsible for Trump’s victory, if you just believe everything I say.
It’s not that I mind them being much worse people than we are. What really bugs me is their sense of superiority.
The Democratic Party is collapsing, and has been collapsing for a decade. Having the Presidency just hid all the rot happening elsewhere. Now we face the prospect of one party rule in a way we have not seen before, led by a type of President we have not seen before.
Another breakdown on the election and, in particular, where the Democratic Party goes from here.