Apropos of Scott’s previous post, the Brussels Sprouts podcast has a very good rundown with Dan Kelemen and Zselyke Csaky. You should give it a listen.
Senate Republicans appear poised to block a bipartisan investigation of the first non-peaceful transfer of executive power in modern American history. McConnell has found some procedural objections to
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.
More than 200,000 Americans have died of COVID-19. If the United States was governed by a barely competent and vaguely public-spirited administration, the country might have suffered somewhere in the
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
As my spouse pointed out this morning, it’s certainly eyebrow-raising that on the same day Trump initiated a phone call with Putin he also ordered Federal law enforcement to cosplay as OMON. Put
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
Tom Pepinski, who wrote a terrific post on the banality of life under soft authoritarian regimes, has a new piece entitled “If American Democracy Collapsed, You Almost Certainly Wouldn’t Notic