We spend a lot of time talking about the structural barriers that Democrats face, most notably the malapportionment of the Senate and, relatedly, the Electoral College. Democrats must also contend wit
Well, then. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy told a federal court that hundreds of high-speed mail sorting machines he ordered removed cannot be returned to service because they were stripped for parts.
Zolan Kanno-Youngs has an important piece in the Washington Post about the legal authority for the Trump administration’s deployment of little green men* in Portland. After President Trump signe
Ishaan Tharoor has a very good discussion of the broader context of Trump’s meeting with Polish President Andrzej Duda. Though accustomed to lectures from Brussels, Duda and his allies are hopin
So the Hungarian parliament just gave dictatorial power to everyone’s favorite example of democratic backsliding, Victor Orbán. Hungary’s parliament handed Prime Minister Viktor Orban the rig
We really are living through Nixon redux. Except with an idiot playing the part of Nixon and a totally plaint congress. The Trump White House and its allies, over the past 18 months, assembled detaile
Hiroko Tabuchi and Coral Davenport in the New York Times: The Justice Department has opened an antitrust inquiry into the four major automakers that struck a deal with California this year t
It’s no fun being right about how Trump’s authoritarian dispositions will play out when his back is against the wall. As Paul Waldman points out, things could get much, much worse. So get