What a fucking clown: Asked if he thinks President Donald Trump ― who disdains notions of virtue on a near daily basis ― is an ethical and moral man, Sen. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) replied in the affirmative. “Yes,” Gardner said Tuesday during a debate in Colorado’s U.S. Senate race. He...

  • October 15, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D. IN), in support of Rev. Raphael Warnock’s (D. GA) U.S. Senate campaign: Friend, We're at an inflection point in our nation's history – and what we choose to do in this moment will define us. We...

  • August 4, 2020

and one can see it in Nick Kristof’s New York Times column today. Allow me to offer a framing, if I may, before getting to the column. And this will NOT be about limiting the influence of excessive wealth upon our political processes. That is an argument for another posting....

  • June 13, 2019