A Status Update on Hillary Clinton’s Trainwreck of a Presidential Bid

It remains amazing that the putative next president of the United States hasn't been laughed off of the political stage, but Hillary Clinton is still in the presidential race, and still trying to convince the rest of us that she should be in the presidential race. But whatever Clinton is selling, the rest of us …

Why Shouldn’t We Make an Issue of Hillary Clinton’s Age?

Back when Bob Dole and John McCain ran for president--heck, back when Ronald Reagan ran for president--we were told that tremendous demands are made on those who occupy the Oval Office and that the president had to be young and vigorous enough to meet those demands. If candidates for the presidency were older people, issues were made …

Jeb Bush Doesn’t Have an Aura of Inevitability. And that’s Fine.

Nicholas Confessore--who in the past, has written for non-right wing rags like Salon, Washington Monthly, and The American Prospect, and who therefore may not be the most unbiased soul in the world when it comes to writing about Republicans--co-authored this piece along with Maggie Haberman in which we are breathlessly informed that not all Republicans are …

From the Department of Simple Solutions to Problems that Never Should Have Existed in the First Place

I see that there are complaints in various and sundry places regarding the dearth of Republicans at the 50th anniversary commeration of the March on Washington. May I suggest that in the future, if one wishes to get certain elected officials to a particular gathering, one ought to give them plenty of advance notice by …