Elections

Shawshank for January 6 Detainees

The government argues the events of January 6 along with the defendants’ skepticism about the outcome of the 2020 election are evidence the accused are a threat to society. 

The Republican Party Sucks

The brute fact is that the GOP today—unlike its original incarnation—has no rootedness in any specific moral conception of political life. It is an unmoored, mercenary instrument for hire. 

Liz Cheney and the ‘Big Lie’

When the No. 3 House Republican gets the high jump this week, the real loser will be the attempt to suppress any real examination of what happened in the last election.

The Supine Loser Party

If conservatives and Republicans don’t exactly constitute “the stupid party,” then there are certainly grounds to call them something else.

Defending the Indefensible

The Ashli Babbitt killing may open the underlying question about the truth of the narrative by which an oligarchic regime has largely substituted its sovereignty for that of the voters.