California’s top-two primary might finally produce an interesting statewide race for governor. And President Donald Trump might be a pivotal reason why. A half-dozen prominent Democrats are vying to take over termed-out Jerry Brown’s office in the June 5 primary. Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom has a comfortable lead, leaving his fellow partisans to
Maybe this guy should have read more E. J. Dionne (Yeah, that's the ticket): "MS-13 gang member nicknamed ‘Animal’ sentenced to 40 years" * It still wouldn't have made a lick of difference.** ** Because he was in MS-13.
Ted Olsen, the former U.S. solicitor general, writes at the NeverTrump Weekly Standard that a "constitutional crisis" may be in the offing—but that Special Counsel Robert Mueller's odds of compelling President Trump to appear before a grand jury are pretty long: The importance of all this to the president is that it is unlikely that
We think a lot around here about what ought to happen with the Greatness Agenda—that is, the agenda of fair trade, tougher immigration enforcement, and an "America First" foreign policy—in the absence of Donald Trump. The agenda itself isn't necessarily a partisan one. Yet it's easy to look at Republicans in Congress and shake your
This was bound to happen: "Google Removes 'Don't Be Evil' Clause From Its Code of Conduct" And here is the logical next step . . .
Teen Vogue, the leading journal of #TheResistance, has a feature lauding the ideas and intellectual contributions of Karl Marx (whose 200th birthday was last week). Read that again. Teen . . . freaking . . . Vogue, which turned hard left after the 2016 election, is now touting the virtues of Marxist "thought." "While you
Our friend Steve Hayward at PowerLine makes the case: McCain should resign, and allow Arizona’s Republican governor to appoint a replacement so that the Senate is back to full strength. This is especially appropriate given the narrow Republican majority in the Senate. His absence is causing majority leader Mitch McConnell significant difficulties on close votes.
Our friend, the former spokesman for the National Security Council, appeared on Tucker Carlson's Fox News program to discuss the whys and what-fors of President Trump's announcement on Tuesday. "I would say to the critics who say that President Trump was always eager to get out of the Iran deal: he certainly was, I think,
The question serves as the RealClearPolitics headline for Charles Hurt's column in the Washington Times. The Times' headline is unambiguous: "Throw John Kerry in jail." Why? Well, if you haven't been paying attention, Kerry has been engaged in a bit of "shadow diplomacy" in an effort to save the gawdawful nuclear deal with Iran. Hurt
The mainstream media in general and the commentariat in particular are obsessed with Donald Trump! But don't take my word for it. Here's Nicholas Kristof in the New York Times: In America today, it’s all Trump, all the time. We’re collectively addicted to him. The nonstop scandals and outrages suck us in; they amount to Trump