by | Dec 13, 2019

Writing in my dad for president started out as a barbed joke. Neither Barack Obama nor John McCain seemed like acceptable candidates. Obama was a man of extreme politics and moderate temperament. McCain was a man with an extreme temper…

by | Dec 2, 2019

Pictured above is a reasonable dramatization of the upcoming House Judiciary Committee impeachment proceedings as envisioned by Chairman Jerry Nadler. Donald Trump would be the guy in overalls. Quite understandably, Pat Cipollone, counsel to the president, has rejected by return…

by | Nov 26, 2019

On impeachment, Democrats are losing, President Trump is tying, and the Left is winning. Democrats are losing because they bear all impeachment’s risks, but with little to show for it so far. President Trump is tying because, despite the worst…

by | Nov 18, 2019

Anyone following the increasingly desperate Democratic impeachment effort will by now be aware that they have exchanged the term “quid pro quo” for “bribery” and “extortion.” They rebranded President Trump’s alleged offenses, according to a Washington Post report, after the…

by | Nov 14, 2019

Yesterday, the Democrats of the House struck out. Their star impeachment witnesses were duds who put on public display the utter arrogance of Washington elites who believe that they and they alone run American foreign policy — and not the…

by | Nov 10, 2019

Washington It’s so precious watching big-name journalists speak of the sanctity of the anonymity of the Ukrainian phone call whistleblower. They say they’re concerned that publishing the whistleblower’s name will discourage other whistleblowers from coming forward. Funny, they didn’t seem…

by | Nov 3, 2019

Washington Maybe because she’s from San Francisco, Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris believes she has license to police the speech of partisans on the right. Last month, she wrote to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey suggesting that Twitter suspend President Donald Trump’s…

by | Nov 1, 2019

Postmaster General Megan Brennan is set to step down, and her successor will face the daunting task of turning around the U.S. Postal Service’s finances. But the task became a little easier last month when President Trump’s top trade negotiator…

by | Oct 23, 2019

“Trump has betrayed the Syrian Kurds” — so goes a popular refrain regarding the withdrawal of U.S. forces from the areas of northeast Syria held by the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). The events that have followed — namely, a…

by | Oct 22, 2019

There’s a concept in business called the “decoy effect,” whereby crafty marketers present an unfavorable option to manipulate consumers toward a more profitable one. The classic business-school example is movie theaters providing three sizes of popcorn: the price of the…

o
Sign Up to receive Our Latest Updates! Register