American politics 2017: On Monday, Mick Mulvaney, the acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, brought in doughnuts. Around the same time, Leandra English, the agency’s other act
Not only are Cohn and Mnuchin prone to Kinsleyian gaffes about Paul Ryan’s plan to raise taxes on the non-affluent to massively cut taxes for the upper-class (with particular attention to the id
As it happens, I will be watching the early games in Buffalo, NY — I hope the airport isn’t sold out of Nate Peterman jerseys! I’ll let Dom deliver the preemptive eulogy for Sean McD
Susan Sarandon argues that she was totally vindicated: But she didn’t advocate voting for Hillary! Come on. “Hmm?” Didn’t she advocate voting for Jill Stein? “I didn’t advocate people voti
It’s not news that the Trump administration is George W. Bush Administration II: This Time We’re Saying the Quiet Parts Loud, and the very Bushesque tax proposals are the clearest example.
Joe Morgan, now vice-chairman of the Hall of Fame’s Board of Directors, is the latest to make the assertion that different standards should be applied to players from the 90s than players from a
I am thankful to Eve Fairbanks for observing that, in addition to apparently being a horrible human being, Mark Halperin had an extraordinarily pernicious influence on American politics: At the same t
One of the few bright spots of 2017 has been the glorious bellyflop of the Edmonton Oilers. Two years after finally landing a generational talent with their 43rd consecutive #1 overall draft pick, the