by | Oct 16, 2019

Washington The members of what was once called the Party of Conscience — that is to say the Democratic Party — have denounced President Donald Trump for his sallies into vulgarity. Well, hear, hear. I am with you all the…

by | Sep 13, 2019

Democrats onstage in Houston aspire not so much to govern America as to punish it. Former Congressman Beto O’Rourke called racism not only “endemic” to America but “foundational.” He explained, “We can mark the creation of this country not at…

by | Sep 9, 2019

If Hillary Clinton has a political daughter, she’s Kamala Harris. Smart enough intellectually, both women bumble politically and often look like what they are — expedient, power-hungry vipers intent on ruling their lessers at all costs. So it was this…

by | Aug 14, 2019

Washington I was traveling with candidate Trump during the 2016 campaign, and we spent a night at the Trump National Doral Miami. I had to leave early to get back to Washington, and so I took a taxi the next…

by | Aug 1, 2019

Americans, a compassionate people, have elected presidents crippled from polio (Franklin Roosevelt), diagnosed with Addison’s disease (John Kennedy), and suffering from Tourette syndrome (Donald Trump). But some maladies ask too much from voters, including RBF, which explains why Kamala Harris…

by | Aug 1, 2019

If Tuesday’s installment of the Democratic presidential “debate” was dopey, featuring candidates discussing “dark psychic forces” while others claimed that unworkable environmental proposals could be paid for by merely raising taxes on a few Wall Street fat cats, Wednesday’s sequel…

by | Jul 31, 2019

A series of new polls, released in time for the upcoming second Democratic presidential debates last night and tonight, show former vice president Joe Biden regaining his commanding lead over the rest of the field.  Polls taken this week by…

by | Jul 30, 2019

Kamala Harris, the emptiest suit in the Democratic primary, embarrassed herself again last Friday with a speedy reversal fit for the textbooks. Pressed by Meghan McCain to clarify her stance on unauthorized border crossings on The View, Harris asserted that…

by | Jul 30, 2019

It’s hard to imagine candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination can sink lower than they already have. But they have. In the wake of President Trump going after the mess in rat- and crime-infested Baltimore — saying exactly the kind…

by | Jul 18, 2019

That former California Attorney General Kamala Harris is surging in the Democratic presidential polls tells us one not very surprising thing: Democrats are situational when it comes to concerns about “authoritarianism.” A few progressive writers have pointed it out, but most…

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