Our lawmakers and leaders occupy fantasy worlds where the solutions to all of life’s problems are as simple as regulating more or less.
Not one person has been charged with possessing or using a gun inside the Capitol. Further, no one even has been identified as carrying a gun inside the building.
These politicians showed that even when they vote the “right way,” they can still be a huge net drag on the party by legitimizing the Democrats' relentless and hostile narrative.
The notion that Donald Trump is about to be abandoned by the force that he created is poor and wishful thinking.
If the populist or any other Right hopes to dig itself out of its present hole, then it should stop worrying about ticking off the town bully.
While the taxpayers foot the bill for the January 6 Capitol incident, corporate media encourages a business model that makes future such events more likely by profit-seeking revolutionaries.
Joe Biden has named notorious anti-Semites and Israel-haters to key national security posts.
Pence was perfectly suited to be vice president . . . for Mitt Romney.
Instead of engaging in outrage theater over “extremists” in their ranks and playing into overwrought narratives of supposed “insurrection,” Republicans should be focusing on protecting their voters.
Representatives Nancy Mace and Adam Kinzinger flex their Beltway bona fides by telling their MAGA constituents to stuff it.
The supremely inconvenient fact is that Donald Trump has by far the largest political following of anyone in the United States, and the attempt to deny him the ability to seek reelection has failed.
It isn’t conservative populists who need to do the soul searching in the wake of Trump’s defeat. It is the libertarians who need to decide what they want to do when they grow up.
What the impeachment-loving Democrats don’t understand is that their own actions started this giant ball of anger rolling.
Hating Donald Trump in the hater’s eyes makes one moral. But in the real world, such pathological fixations usually result in abject immorality and moral decline.
The pandemonium at the Capitol was not the cause but merely the pretext for the unprecedented second impeachment by the U.S. Congress of a single individual.
Nothing that has happened since January 6 has lowered the temperature inside the pressure cooker of American politics.
The predictable response by the neoliberal establishment to the January 6 riot is akin to seeking relief for hypertension by taking pills that raise one’s blood pressure.
One recalls the old trick of dangling the proverbial carrot on a stick in front of a donkey so that the donkey would never reach the carrot.
While many of the other arrestees from January 6 continue to be held in custody, the presiding U.S. magistrate mysteriously released John E. Sullivan from custody.
What’s extraordinary about the 2020 election is not that it was lost but how close Donald Trump and his voters came to full-scale victory.