Category: Politics

Sean Spicer Spins Out

Let’s take a moment to feel sorry for erstwhile White House press secretary Sean Spicer. (But just a moment.) Once a pillar of Washington’s Republican establishment, a good ol’ boy well liked by GOP insiders…

Trump Takes His Contempt for the Law to New Heights

Donald Trump gave a wide-ranging and revealing interview to The New York Times on Wednesday. In it, he claimed to be entitled to halt any law enforcement investigation, and was astonishingly candid about his disrespect for…

What Does Russiagate Look Like to Russians?

Last Wednesday, former adviser to Bill and Hillary Clinton Paul Begala stepped out of his usual milquetoast centrist costume and made a chest-thumping pronouncement on CNN. “We were and are under attack by a hostile…

John McCain’s Brain Cancer Diagnosis Shakes Up Washington

The announcement of Sen. John McCain’s aggressive brain cancer diagnosis sent shockwaves through usually staid Washington Wednesday evening. On Capitol Hill, McCain is seen as one of the last remaining titans of a bygone era…