Author: Scott Lemieux

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This is an excellent piece about the foreign policy establishment rallying around Eliot Abrams and against Ilhan Omar: Cynical and smarmy appeals to the private sphere are an everyday feature of the discourse now, but it was remarkable to see Elliott Abrams claim that boundaries of his personal life extend throughout the Western Hemisphere. He […]
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Or the Country Gets It

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On February 16, 2019
Howard Schultz — the Dems should nominate a bad candidate or he’ll try to throw the election to Trump: Schultz, who made the comments while visiting The Washington Post, has premised his exploration of a presidential campaign on the assumption that Democrats are likely to nominate a candidate that embraces what he calls “far-left” ideas […]
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The Dersh appeared on Tucker’s White Power Hour to provide some sober legal analysis: “Let’s take the worst case scenario,” Dershowitz said. “Let’s assume the president of the United States was in bed with the Russians, committed treason, committed obstruction of justice. The 25th Amendment is simply irrelevant to that. That’s why you have an […]
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This is an excellent piece by Leah Litman discussing the majority ignoring an egregious Establishment Clause violation in Ray and the Kavanaugh dissent that would have effectively allowed the 5th Circuit to overrule Whole Woman’s Health (and therefore, for all intents and purposes, Roe v. Wade): Ray and June Medical are not really about the […]
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