Political Hay

There was a meeting of the House Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill last week to discuss gun violence, which is a problem that the Democrats now in charge of that committee, and specifically its new chair Jerrold Nadler of New…

If you expected any diminution of media malpractice following the recent spate of fake news scandals, you were mistaken. Less than a month after wrecking what remained of their credibility by parroting a piece of fiction from BuzzFeed about a former…

One of the most memorable moments of Donald Trump’s presidency is sure to be his 2019 State of the Union line denouncing socialism. “Here, in the United States, we are alarmed by new calls to adopt socialism in our country,”…

Washington President Donald Trump pushed hard for the moment when he could deliver this State of the Union address with all the pomp the Capitol venue can offer — robed Supreme Court justices, solons of the Senate, House Speaker Nancy…

Democrats, now the majority in the House of Representatives, are trying to turn that body into the House of Resistance. They vowed to use the State of the Union to voice their claims that the nation is in bad shape,…

“Moral Authority.” Hmm. Who shoe-horned that notion into the national conversation? According to former Vice President Joe Biden, moral authority is the property that Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam forfeited when a photo from his 1984 medical school yearbook page came…

Last week was a delicious one for observers of the Ragnarok that the politics of the Left has become, particularly as it signaled the difficulties confronting some of the purveyors of the “smart set” PC culture as they attempt to…

There was no reason about worrying about “having been a member of the Ku Klux Klan.” No, that wasn’t about Virginia Governor Ralph Northam and that disgraceful photo from his 1984 Eastern Virginia Medical School yearbook — taken when he…

Montana is one of those Western states with quirky electoral preferences and a history of splitting tickets. Small but divided Congressional delegations, governors in the opposing party at odds with state legislature majorities, deep red rural counties and bright blue…

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