What Kind of President Might Jeb Bush Be?

I am very pleased by reports that Jeb Bush is about to toss his hat into the presidential ring. I certainly count myself as a big-time Jeb Bush fan; he is hyper-smart, hyper-serious and conscientious, very interested in policy, determined and proven to be a very good manager and leader who is not afraid to …

Obamacare: Election Year Poison for Democrats

So there was a special election this past Tuesday for a House seat in Florida. The Republican, David Jolly, won, and by all accounts, he won because he was able to make Obamacare an issue. And Democrats don't have any idea what to think (let alone, do) about it: Democrats can’t even agree whether Obamacare was …

Honesty Is Not Rachel Maddow’s Policy

I understand that Rachel Maddow is interested in blaming the Koch BrothersTM for just about every bad thing that happens on this planet, and on multiple others. But when the connection between the Kochs and A Bad Thing is "tenuous" at best, and when the connection may not exist at all, MSNBC should probably pass …