J. Rubin Is Moving Away from Conservatism

I used to avoid Jennifer Rubin back in the Obama days, when she could find nothing good to say about the President and nothing bad to say about Romney, as well as the way she insisted that everything conservative was better. Since the Great Orange Slug slithered down the escalator, though, I’ve been reading her…

Rubin Blasts NY Times for not Calling Trump a Racist

Jennifer Rubin gets a lot of flack here over the suspicion that she isn’t really on our side, she’s just against Trump, and will go back to screeching at us the way she screeches at him now. That’s possible, maybe even probable. But let’s not be so suspicious that we miss a few things. First…

Rubin Blames the Whole GOP

I never liked Jennifer Rubin’s columns during the Obama era. She came across as automatically opposed to everything President Obama did, and in 2012 she practically worshiped the ground Mitt Romney walked on. But ever since Trump came on the scene, I’ve watched her shift from all-out Republican shill to moderate conservative who is willing…

Pelosi is Using Chinese Water Torture on Trump

The big story right now is about the unredacted memos that Kate Brannan at Just Security just got hold of.  Included in them is the previously redacted message from OMB associate director Mike Duffey to Elaine McCusker at DOD, sent the day after Bolton, Pompeo, and Esper all met with Trump to try to get…

Three Washington Post Conservative columnists bash Trump

Granted, none of the three — Max Boot, Kathleen Parker, and Jennifer Rubin — has been other than a critic of Trump.  But having all three on the same webpage of one of the nation’s most important newspapers (and one read by Congressional types), perhaps carries a little more weight? Let’s start with Parker, whose…