Perdue (R-GA) May Be McConnell's First Falling Domino

Back in July, Vanity Fair’s Gabriel Sherman had a story that Trump knew he was in trouble: “What Do I Do? What Do I Do?”: Trump Desperate, Despondent as Numbers Crater, “Loser” Label Looms. Down at the end was this tidbit: Nervous Republicans worried about losing the Senate are now debating when to break from…

Bernie Sanders Allies Super PAC Launches First Major Ad In Support Of Joe Biden

I’m loving this: x YouTube Video A super PAC created by former top aides to Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign is set to air its first television ad, aiming to win over progressives who remain skeptical of presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s center-left politics. The 30-second ad from America’s Progressive Promise features footage…

Ted Lieu's first campaign ad is amazing

Lot to unpack here…. so review and leave a comment as to what you think… x Today I released my first campaign ad. It was produced by my kids. Let me know if you like it.https://t.co/OeXvghcnGv pic.twitter.com/CuFKMzdrZB— Ted Lieu (@tedlieu) June 21, 2020 Trump was desperate for this rally. It was held for the same…

qualified immunity: Trump's unhingery continues in COVID first wave because facial shotgun blast

Angry that Dick Cheney’s cardiologist called Trump’s Tulsa rally “criminal endangerment”, Trump cleverly references Cheney’s gun accident, probably because he associates John Bolton with the Bush administration. These horrible & politically charged decisions coming out of the Supreme Court are shotgun blasts into the face of people that are proud to call themselves Republicans or…

What came first the COVID-19 or the Scrambled Egghead?

Republicans were not always Neanderthals when it came to science and climate. In 1901, the Theodore Roosevelt administration established the USFS, the United States Forestry Service. Along with that came the establishment of 150 national forests, 51 federal bird reserves, 4 national game preserves, 5 national parks, and 18 national monuments by enabling the 1906…

the first sign of GOTV complacency might be to suggest an anti-Trump landslide

In August 2019, conservatives worried about the turning tide against Trump enough to worry about anti-Trump landslides as Trump’s Ukraine shakedown was still roiling. The next month brought the specter of impeachment. Let me point out for the hundred-eleventieth time: anything can happen between now and November 2020. Polls aren’t worth much now. But they do…

revisionist histories of COVID-19 and arguments about Americans, first

Death on February 6 means exposure during January puts the lie to Trumpian arguments about his own inaction. Needless to say Trump will continue to demonize some abstract other as those unemployed by COVID look for new jobs. A person who died in Santa Clara County on Feb. 6 was infected with the #coronavirus, a…

Trump makes it clear: Corporations First, People an afterthought

This is what the new slavery looks like, antiseptic slavery. When one reads between the lines of every Donald Trump press conference, it is clear he is all about making corporations whole; people damn. Hell, he is even willing to risk the lives of Americans by having them go back to work above and beyond…