If the January 6 committee truly cares about protecting norms, the last thing it should want is for Attorney General Merrick Garland to indict Donald Trump.
If you believe that a prosecution of the most likely candidate to run against Joe Biden in 2024 by the president's own Justice Department would be considered anything but a politicized ...Read more
It's understandable that Democrats would want to constantly revisit Jan. 6 -- to invoke it, investigate it and sacralize it even.
It's a mystery, at least from a certain level of abstraction, why Republicans would want to have anything to do with that day or want to fixate on the 2020 election.
The party is on the cusp of a midterm triumph, ...Read more
Joe Biden has rarely seemed as fully 79 years old as he did sitting down with Jimmy Kimmel for a late-night interview that was supposed to showcase his lighter side.
The president rambled, occasionally mixed up words, trailed off awkwardly once or twice, and looked gaunt.
The worst moment was when he wanted to say that he hasn't been able to ...Read more
The headlines coming out of the weekend were grim.
Axios: "At least 54 injured, 11 killed in 7 separate mass shootings this weekend." NBC News: "At least 12 dead in another weekend of mass shootings across America." Yahoo! News: "At least 12 dead in 10 mass shootings in U.S. over the weekend."
The headlines are clearly designed to create the ...Read more
Donald Trump implicitly endorsed a half-baked conspiracy theory for why his candidates lost in the Georgia Republican primaries, and it created barely a ripple in the political world.
The man who shocked and outraged his way through four transfixing years as president of the United States has become a known commodity, indeed predictable and ...Read more