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Political Hay
Political Hay
by | Dec 1, 2022

Well, of course. Here is a headline from the Guardian that is not getting anywhere near the attention it merits: Milo Yiannopoulos claims he set up Fuentes dinner ‘to make Trump’s life miserable’ Rightwing provocateur says he helped arrange for…

by | Dec 1, 2022

In the aftermath of the Republican Party’s recent midterm elections debacle, right-liberal sharks are circling. These devoted acolytes of what a prominent 2019 First Things manifesto called the American Right’s “dead consensus” think they see blood in the water. Indeed,…

by | Nov 29, 2022

Political polarization usually leads to balkanization and a corresponding migration pattern, as each faction of the nation’s population gathers together geographically. The Founding Fathers may have issued warnings against the people factionalizing, but they also provided outlets, such as powers…

by | Nov 25, 2022

In terms of sheer numbers, Republicans did the worst in governorships among all the electoral positions up for grabs this year. Republicans did make gains, although modest, in the House. In the Senate, Republicans will either have a net gain…

by | Nov 23, 2022

In late 2015, I ran into a veteran Republican on the streets of Washington, D.C. This gentleman had worked in several Republican presidential administrations. I asked him what he thought of Donald Trump. He launched into a diatribe against him,…

by | Nov 21, 2022

So. Last week, former President Donald Trump announced that he is running for a second term as president. Great! Let the 2024 race begin, democracy proceeds! Unless. Unless Attorney General Merrick Garland gets his way in a full-scale assault on…

by | Nov 19, 2022

“I don’t own this job. Anybody who wants to run for it can feel free to do so,” Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell said Wednesday. “I’m not in any way offended by having an opponent or having a few votes…

by | Nov 17, 2022

The 2022 midterm elections were, by any objective measure, tremendously disappointing for Republicans. As has already been discussed ad nauseam, the “red wave” that so many — yours truly included — had predicted simply did not materialize. The reasons for…

by | Nov 16, 2022

“Victory has a thousand fathers. Defeat is an orphan,” observed the late Democratic President John F. Kennedy. But that’s certainly not the view in the GOP, where those responsible for the party’s malaise, far from suffering the ostracism of the…

by | Nov 15, 2022

Republicans will control the House of Representatives, barely. The instability will require strategic brilliance, which is in short supply. Meanwhile, Donald Trump wants to run again, but he is done. Eventually, Joe Biden, who makes a fool of himself, will…

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