For over twenty years, my centrist friends have been giving me grief for presidential losses the Democrats have suffered. For example . . . Gore’s defeat in 2000, allegedly caused by lefties voting for Ralph Nader. Or Hillary Clinton’s in 2016, allegedly caused by lefties not voting at all. The centrist message to me went […]
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Content warning: This story contains references to sexual violence. I think we can all agree that MAGA’s unprecedented obsession with truth in regard to the rape of a ten-year-old girl in Ohio was really a sneaky attempt to divert attention from this rather unsettling fact. It’s illegal for a ten-year-old girl to get an abortion […]
Liberals and lefties
Something weird is going on when Joe Biden acts like Bernie Sanders.
The wit and wisdom of Michael Bloomberg
Centrist Democrats have decided to ignore Bloomberg’s racism and misogyny because they think he can beat Trump.
Who can say who wrote that unsigned New York Times essay? Who can say but shouldn’t?
The ethical swirl around the op-ed by an anonymous White House official?
Donald Trump is a one-man Watergate
A look back at the classic characters of that ur-political scandal reveals some surprising similarities to the current president.
As Trump kicks out reporters, the Washington Post declares war on ‘darkness’
As Trump bars reporters from press briefing, his media war heats up.
Marketplace reporter is fired for writing ‘objectivity is dead’
“Obviously, I can’t be neutral or centrist in a debate over my own humanity,” wrote Wallace, who is transgender.
If Mitt Romney wants to run the State Department, I’m down with that
Let’s not shame Mitt Romney out of the State Department.
What was the white working class thinking by supporting Trump? I asked my white working-class brother.
A chat with a member of the demographic that’s been applauded and demonized for Trump’s election.
Do only weird, sick people like Trump? This woman’s date says no.
A Clinton supporter on an Internet date with a Trump supporter.
How can journalists report with balance on an unbalanced candidate?
Journalists and media watchers fret about the role of “false equivalence” in coverage of Trump and Clinton.
At least the Chicago Tribune didn’t call Olympian Corey Cogdell our own little Annie Oakley
But they didn’t pay the athlete her due when they ID’ed her on Twitter as merely the wife of a Chicago Bear.
Gathering storms—in Chicago and America
America’s age of denial may finally be ending.
Michelle Fields, Donald Trump, and the slow death of actual journalism
Is defense of Fields genuine solidarity or ax-grinding by partisanship?