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He Lied, They Died

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On March 21, 2019
Ari Fleischer crawled up from under whatever sinecure he’s acquired to assert that the Iraq War was the result of an honest reaction to bad intelligence. This is an argument the war’s architects have been making since the search for WMDs came up empty, and as Dylan Matthews helpfully reminds us it’s always been nonsense: […]
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Hickenloopermentum

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On March 21, 2019
This is the opposite of what “getting it” is: Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper said Wednesday that he would consider putting a woman on his presidential ticket, and then asked why female Democratic presidential candidates are not being asked if they would select a man as their running mate. The comment struck a number of […]
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Dead hand control

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On March 20, 2019
John McCain was the most overrated politician in recent American history (Whenever I need a quick LGM pick me up I read either Erik’s reverse encomium to Sen. McMaverick, or his peroration on the aesthetic atrocities of Marmaduke). OK but . . . The Last Real American Hero is actually doing a great national service […]
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