Best Thing I’ve Read Today

Best Thing I’ve Read Today

I was going to write a piece about why efforts by CNN’s new owners to make the network more “centrist” were doomed to fail, but Kurt Bardella beat me to it: It seems the “most trusted name in news” is eager to pander to a political party that’s...
Mr. Perspective on John McCain

Mr. Perspective on John McCain

I was frustrated when President Joe Biden honored his old Senate pal John McCain yesterday with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, because I don’t understand liberals’ inability to remember all the horrible things McCain did while he was alive. At the top...
Best Thing I’ve Read Today

Best Thing I’ve Read Today

Dana Milbank says if Texas really wants to secede from the USA (again!), we should all say, “Good riddance!” The Lone Star State does not have the best track record as a sovereign power. The Republic of Texas survived only 10 years from independence to...
The 1/6 Hearing

The 1/6 Hearing

Watching the first installment of the January 6th Committee Hearing — especially re-viewing the attack on the Capitol, complete with previously unseen footage — turned my stomach. How any Republican can keep a straight face while spreading the lie that the...
Their Ends Justify Their Means

Their Ends Justify Their Means

If you’ve ever wondered how evangelicals could support a serial liar, adulterer, and sexual harasser like Donald Trump, your answer came this week with the leak of a Supreme Court opinion that will overturn Roe v Wade. Like the large numbers of Republicans who...
Madeleine Albright

Madeleine Albright

With the news of the death at 84 of former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, I dug into my audio archives to find a conversation I had with her on January 15, 2008, when she published her book, “Memo To The President Elect.” I asked her why she...