An Actual Strategy for Stopping Republicans

There are two times I remember feeling that the demise of the modern Republican party was inevitable. The first was in 2012 when Barack Obama won his bid for a second presidential term. I was in my senior year of college and had spent most of my time at Colorado State University picking fights with … Continue reading An Actual Strategy for Stopping Republicans

Which Is It?

Is Donald Trump an unhinged menace to society? Or is he a responsible president, well equipped to deal with complex geopolitical issues? The former is the correct and obvious choice. But Democrats on the Hill are straddling both options — simultaneously telling their constituents the former, while passing policy that indicates they believe the latter. … Continue reading Which Is It?

Economic and Racial Justice Must Go Hand-In-Hand

There has been another flare up in the never-ending hellscape that is Bernie vs. Hillary Twitter. The fight du jour revolves around an article by Ryan Cooper for The Week: Why leftists don't trust Kamala Harris, Cory Booker, and Deval Patrick. In the article, Cooper lists some key positions each of the aforementioned politicians have taken that … Continue reading Economic and Racial Justice Must Go Hand-In-Hand

It’s all about leverage, Bernie.

Bernie Sanders has yet to endorse Hillary Clinton, even though she is clearly going to be the Democratic nominee, and even though Sanders has said he will work with Clinton to "make certain that Donald Trump is defeated and defeated badly." Paul Waldman wonders just who will care when Sanders finally hands over his endorsement. … Continue reading It’s all about leverage, Bernie.

The #NoBillNoBreak Sit-In Was Pretty Much Everything I Hate About Democratic Politics

This week, Democratic Congresspeople occupied the floor of the House of Representatives in an attempt to force votes on what they called "commonsense" gun control bills. Nearly 100 Democrats led by Georgia Rep. John Lewis demanded a vote on measures to expand background checks and block gun purchases by some suspected terrorists in the aftermath of … Continue reading The #NoBillNoBreak Sit-In Was Pretty Much Everything I Hate About Democratic Politics

That’s more like it.

Remember when I dreamed of a politician who would actually call Donald Trump a racist without beating around the bush? Of course Elizabeth Warren answered the call. Sen. Elizabeth Warren launched a blistering attack Thursday night at Donald Trump, calling the presumptive Republican presidential nominee a "fraud" and "thin-skinned, racist bully." She even threw in "fraud," … Continue reading That’s more like it.