Category: Administration

Chris Christie’s Day of Failure

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie had a good reason to be far from the Manhattan courthouse today where his pals Bill Baroni and Bridget Anne Kelly are being sentenced for their roles in the closing of lanes on the George…

Trump Isn’t Getting His Border Wall

There’s been a lot of speculation that President Trump’s heart wasn’t really committed to repealing Obamacare. He agreed to go along with the strategy of tackling the issue first, perhaps because he didn’t realize the odds against success, but his…

Trump is Lashing Out

Two out of the last three tweets our president has blasted out have attacked Republicans. The first is hard to explain, but it told his followers to turn on Fox News at 9pm last night. Watch @JudgeJeanine on @FoxNews tonight…

Trump Built His Own Prison

A lot of people will read the following excerpt and take away from it more confirmation that Donald Trump doesn’t know or care about policy, and that’s a legitimate takeaway. But I think, ultimately, any Republican president would eventually get…

An Era of Breathtaking Lies

David Leonhardt of the New York Times has evidently lost his patience with the lies that are coming out the president’s mouth and the mouths of his spokespeople and surrogates, and so he’s abandoning his reservations about applying the ‘L’…

Why the IC Was Focused on Michael Flynn

Back in November, when President-Elect Trump announced his intention to make Michael Flynn his National Security Adviser, I called it a catastrophic pick and, citing a May/June article by Michael Crowley in Politico Magazine, I noted that a senior Obama…