Political Hay
by | Jan 20, 2020

January 20, 2017 — three years ago today. The headline in the Washington Post: The campaign to impeach President Trump has begun The time the article was posted: 12:19 p.m. — exactly 19 minutes after Donald John Trump was sworn…

by | Jan 19, 2020

Elites sneered when Norman Vincent Peale said similar stuff. In fact, during his 1956 presidential campaign, Adlai Stevenson, who fancied himself an intellectual and didn’t mind if others did too, snarked that “Speaking as a Christian, I find the Apostle…

by | Jan 17, 2020

It’s important to clear the air about something here and now: I did not hold a fundraiser for Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg in my home. That’s what you might think from the report from KIRO 7 (a Washington state-based network affiliate…

by | Jan 16, 2020

While Democrats are demanding the impeachment of the current president, how about prosecuting the last one? With the newfound concern for presidential law-breaking — and as the impeachment trial of President Trump gears up a new report from the Government…

by | Jan 13, 2020

How did Sen. Cory Booker (D., N.J.), an Ivy League–educated Rhodes scholar with multiple degrees, miss his shot at the presidency? With 14 words: “I have no idea what’s in a Long Island iced tea but iced tea!” Booker dropped…

by | Jan 10, 2020

The president was blunt: I know of no leader of the Soviet Union since the revolution, and including the present leadership, that has not more than once repeated in the various Communist congresses they hold their determination that their goal…

by | Jan 8, 2020

If there’s one thing we can all agree on, it’s that Donald Trump started the new decade out with a bang. I’m not referring to fireworks at Mar-a-Lago, but rather to the removal from the Earth of Iranian Major General…

by | Jan 8, 2020

Imagine, for a moment, that you or someone you know has become a crime victim. The perpetrator, you learn, had been incarcerated before this offense, and federal immigration officials, discovering that he was in the country illegally, wanted to pick…

by | Jan 7, 2020

It was September 2019. The headline in the Washington Examiner concerned this from former South Carolina Rep. Trey Gowdy. The headline: Trey Gowdy: ‘Partisan’ Adam Schiff scares off access to confidential information The story said, in part, this: “When you put…

by | Jan 5, 2020

Washington Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro announced Thursday that he was bowing out of the 2020 Democratic primary. The only reason to notice or care is that Castro was one of the more shrill candidates, so it’s…

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