by | Dec 5, 2019

To begin at the beginning, my alter ego and braino super pal Judah M. Friedman and I are riding around glorious Los Angeles in the rain. In our woolly Jewish heads, we’re trying to digest some things. Two heads are…

by | Dec 4, 2019

“He stole it,” Joe Biden says of Pete Buttigieg’s “Medicare for All Who Want It” plan. The accusation came as part of Biden’s eight-day “No Malarkey” bus tour of Iowa, a state with an ever-shifting poll leader that currently sees…

by | Nov 30, 2019

By now, many Americans believe (or are at least familiar with) the narrative of the corporate media and the cultural left elite regarding “election interference” in the United States. Their account goes something like this: through gerrymandering and purging the…

by | Nov 24, 2019

Washington Impeachment is a loser. That’s the big takeaway I got covering the impeachment of President Bill Clinton. Yes, impeachment gave the Right the delicious thrill of tagging an ugly asterisk to Clinton’s biography. And the proceedings showed what hypocrites…

by | Nov 22, 2019

The impeachment hearings buried the lede. The scandal involves Donald Trump not withholding aid to Ukraine but releasing it. Why does the United States give any money, let alone billions, to a kleptocracy? In a hearing hearing thousands of questions,…

by | Nov 19, 2019

There are large historical differences between America’s two major political parties in how they choose their presidential nominees. Consider this: Since 1952, there have been 11 presidential elections in which there wasn’t a Republican president running for reelection. In 10…

by | Nov 12, 2019

In his fine book Impeachment: A Citizen’s Guide (2017), Harvard Law School Professor Cass R. Sunstein, a prominent Democrat who served in the Obama White House, stresses a key point about impeachment: grounds for impeachment should be neutral in the sense…

by | Nov 11, 2019

Supporters of President Donald Trump do themselves —ourselves — no favors by looking at unfavorable polls and denying reality. Reality must be faced realistically. Polls do occasionally miss by a mile, and they often underestimate conservative strength, but they usually…

by | Nov 9, 2019

The Jewish holidays season recently has ended. It begins with Rosh Hashanah, which Jewish tradition sets as the New Year of all humanity … runs through the Jewish Day of Atonement, Yom Kippur, the anniversary of G-d forgiving the sin…

by | Nov 4, 2019

President Trump has earned both the highest praise and severest criticism for his decisions on defense and foreign policy matters. Whether he was revoking Obama’s terrible nuclear weapons deal with Iran or telling the world that he trusted Russian President…

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