The Pity Party

  Lisa Murkowsky and Susan Collins will vote to confirm Kavanaugh. Manchin, Heitkamp, and Donnelly are likely to vote to confirm as well. In my opinion, it won’t even be close. It’s nice to see Harris, Booker, Schumer being all angry today and promising to block the nomination, but it won’t happen. This battle was […]

The Adults in the Romper Room

The most current narrative about our callow boy-president is that the so-called “adults in the room” will work to modulate Trump’s worst impulsive tendencies. The “adults” include Trump’s chief-of-staff, retired Marine general John Kelly, defense secretary, retired Marine general “Mad Dog” James Mattis, national security advisor, retired Army general H.R. McMaster, and secretary of state, […]