Author: BooMan

Mulvaney Lays GOP Budget Ideology Bare

President Trump’s budget director Mick Mulvaney was unusually blunt during an interview on CNBC. As Jonathan Chait notes, Republicans usually make some effort to justify tax cuts for the wealthy, for example by denying that they will cause the deficit…

The Coming White House Egg Roll Catastrophe

With so many potential story lines percolating at the moment, I’m pretty certain that Julie Hirschfeld Davis wasn’t entirely thrilled to draw the assignment of covering the Trump administration’s preparations (or lack thereof) for the annual White House Easter Egg…

Kushner and the Bipartisan Bog

When it came time for President Bush to accede to political reality and consent to the formation of a commission to investigate the 9/11 attacks, he thought it would be a great idea for Henry Kissinger to chair the thing…

The Hype Around Jon Ossoff’s Election

I continue to see articles in the national press about Georgia‚Äôs 6th Congressional District. Specifically, the nation is supposed to be riveted on a Special Election that will occur to fill this seat on April 18th. If you don’t know…