Category: Politics

Battle of the Catholics

The man who likes to think of himself as the world’s biggest Catholic: CNN commentator and former Pennsylvania GOP Sen. Rick Santorum on Sunday suggested students protesting for gun control legislation would be better served by taking CPR classes and…

Hope Hicks Should Tell What She Knows

Olivia Nuzzi has written a wonderful profile on Hope Hicks focusing on her decision to resign from her positions in the White House. It’s filled with juicy palace intrigue but it doesn’t directly address what its headline promises to tell…

The Problem With California’s Primaries

There are some things I like about the way California does its federal elections, but I definitely do not love one of the unintended consequences of their reforms. What’s different about California’s system is that they do not have party…

Making America Unwelcoming to Immigrants

At the urging of his triangulating strategist Dick Morris, The Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act (PRWORA) was signed by President Clinton in August 1996. During his 1992 campaign, Clinton had repeated his intention to “end welfare as we…