Category: Potpourri

What the Georgia Special Election Can Teach Us

Today, we’ll finally get some answers after countless articles have been written about the special congressional election in the 6th District of Georgia. The spectacle has turned 30-year-old Democrat Jon Ossoff, an independent filmmaker and former congressional staffer, into something…

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…

The Hype Around Jon Ossoff’s Election

I continue to see articles in the national press about Georgia’s 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…

Jeff Sessions Should Resign

Before we discuss whether or not Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III perjured himself during his Attorney General confirmation hearings, let’s look at what he said about President Bill Clinton perjuring himself in front of a grand jury and what he thought…

Will Trump Last?

One of these things is not like the others. It was completely consistent with Trump’s campaign rhetoric for him to berate the president of Mexico on the phone. It was consistent with his campaign rhetoric to focus all counterterrorism efforts…

Protests Are Their Own Reward

I long time ago I wrote a piece (I’ll link to it here in orange on the relationship between liberal bloggers (and the online communities they create) and the people who demonstrate in protest marches. At the time, I was…